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SCOM Prerequisites: A Web of Confusion

Microsoft’s System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) has several prerequisites that must be installed for each component, and frankly, some of those can be cumbersome to get around.  328 more words

SCOM Management Packs: Removing Foreign Languages

When you go to add Management Packs (MPs) to System Center Operations Manager, there is that temptation to be lazy and just add everything.  This will clog your environment with a lot of things you do not need… including MPs in languages that you likely do not speak, read, or care about (within the context of your SCOM environment). 429 more words

Operations Manager: How to List What Management Packs Are Installed?

A client asked me recently how to determine what Management Packs he had installed in his System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) infrastructure.  I told him to open his  379 more words

SCOM License - Upgrade?

The installation of System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 2016 does not ask you anywhere to enter a license key.  Then when you run the Operations Console… 172 more words

Enabling Agent Proxy in SCOM 2016

System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) chiefly relies on Agents in order to collect the data required to generate its reports.  After all, SCOM’s primary functions are monitoring and reporting, right?  165 more words

Domain Controller Health Service Lockdown Issue with SCOM 2016

I came to this realization last year, but I don’t think I wrote about it.

When monitoring domain controllers, specifically domain controllers running on Windows Server 2016… 155 more words

Community Vmware management pack for vmware sphere 6.0

Mitch Luedy has created a very good management pack for monitoring VMware. He also was gracious enough to make it available to everyone for free. 63 more words

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