Category Archives: SCOM 2012

Microsoft Azure mp configuration for Azure Government cloud

The Microsoft Azure Management pack for SCOM 2012 R2 requires a little different configuration than the commercial cloud. I am going to write down some of the configurations that have to be done. Mp download location: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=50013 This steps are … Continue reading

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SCOM DataWare House grooming.

Query to check the size of the tables. SELECT DB_NAME() AS DbName, name AS FileName, size/128.0 AS CurrentSizeMB, size/128.0 – CAST(FILEPROPERTY(name, ‘SpaceUsed’) AS INT)/128.0 AS FreeSpaceMB FROM sys.database_files; /*Get size of the database.*/ SELECT DB_NAME(database_id) AS DatabaseName, Name AS Logical_Name, … Continue reading

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Using SCOM get-scomalert criteria

The scom alerts for a particular computer can be retrieved by the following commands. Get-SCOMAlert -ResolutionState 0 | ?{$_.PrincipalName -match ‘SQL’ -OR $_.PrincipalName -match ‘WEB’} Get-SCOMAlert -Criteria {ResolutionState = 0 and PrincipalName like ‘%SQL%’  or PrincipalName like ‘%WEB%’}} There is significant … Continue reading

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Put Scom Agents and Cluster Servers in Maintenance mode and reboot

Here is a script to put your scom agents including clusters in maintenance mode and rebooting them at a specified time. First you will have to create a task and a management pack in SCOM for rebooting the servers. Link on … Continue reading

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Visual Studio installation failing

Visual Studio 2015 installation failing. Applies to 2013,2015. OS Windows 8.1 Installation kept failing with the following error in event log. Faulting application name: vs_professional.exe, version: 14.0.23107.10, time stamp: 0x55414f16 Faulting module name: ntdll.dll, version: 6.3.9600.18233, time stamp: 0x56bb4e1d Exception code: … Continue reading

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Audit collection Services

How to determine the Server being used for Audit Collection Forwarding and Collecting. Open the operations manager console and navigate to Monitoring–Microsoft Audit Collection Services — Collector or Forwarder. The state view should give you the names of the specific servers. … Continue reading

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Export all rules and monitors with thresholds

Exporting all rules and monitors with thresholds in your SCOM environment. I found these on the following link http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff723847.aspx

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