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SCOM - System Uptime Report

I recently worked on a customer request for a daily System Uptime report for all servers in their environment.  The customer had been using a 3rd party MP, but although the functionality worked they were unable to get accurate data and the System Uptime performance counter did not provide them with data in the format they were looking for. 446 more words


SCOM - Why we create management packs for overrides, how it affects targeting and more…

1.  Overrides from sealed MPs create dependencies/references in the unsealed MP: 

For example, I have created a new unsealed management pack named TEST which contains overrides from the SQL Server 2012 MP.  794 more words


SCOM - Consecutive sample CSV log file monitor

I recently worked with a customer who’s requirement was to monitor a CSV log and  an alert when a specific log entry repeated 10 times in a row.  2,234 more words


Understanding Alerts and Monitors and how to reactivate a closed Monitor

If you would like to know a bit more about the differences between a “Rule” and a “Monitor” and why Alerts can be closed and Monitors should not, then read this  216 more words

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Exchange 2010 New-TestCasConnectivityuser.ps1 script Error Mailbox could not be created

Hi Readers,

Just want to share a Tip: if you are planning to monitor Exchange 2010 from Microsoft SCOM, You have to create a test user to start Exchange Monitoring. 196 more words


SCOM - Reset manually closed monitors with PowerShell

Let me start by saying there are several blogs out there with different scripts and methods describing how to do this.  I decided to incorporate a few, add some of my own code and checks, and provide you with a good, in-depth post on how to utilize this invaluable clean up automation. 790 more words