Archive for SCOM

How to test a remote connection to SQL Instance

It is very easy

1. Create a simple txt file and change the extention to .udl
2. Double-click on the file and up pops a SQL connectivity window to allow testing of remote SQL connections

FORBEDRE DIN ITSM OPERATIONS, OG OPNÅ MERE TILFREDSHED

Praktisering af ITSM Operations har til formål at skabe størst mulig værdi for forretningen og IT afdelingen, igennem konstant fokus på organisationens IT leverancer. Det sikres med en effektivitet og kvalitets styret drift af de services og ydelser som IT afdelingen leverer. Og ITSM Operations må betragtes som en kritisk disciplin, der stiller krav til hvordan man løbende vedligeholder og forbedrer stabiliteten i driften af services og ydelser – det er et område der kræver en dedikeret styring, med fokus på både reaktiv og proaktiv tiltag. Read more

SCOM 2012 R2 – Export Management Pack every Day

I will today try to explain what you need to export all management pack every day.  It can be usefull if like to take backup, or just like have all version of the management packs.

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SCOM 2012 R2 – Web Console installation on Server 2008 R2 – Server Error

I got a issue yesterday when I have to install the web console on Windows Server 2008 R2. After some research I found a solution.

My error message at the web page:

The Solution:

Thanks to Kevin Holman I found a solution for this issue. So please visit below blog and say thanks.

Run below command:

On Server 2008 R2 – run the following in an elevated CMD:  C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v4.0.30319>aspnet_regiis.exe -i -enable

On Server 2012 – run the following in an elevated CMD:  C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v4.0.30319>aspnet_regiis.exe -r

For more info please go Link

 

SCOM – Web Console – Time Out

I got across, the web console has a time out limit. The default is 30 min.

If you like to change you have just have to change i the web.config file. I will recommend to made a backup of the file first.

The default location is  c:\program files\system center 2012\Operations Manager\WebConsole\WebHost\web.config

Search for <connection autoSignIn=”True” autoSignOutInterval=”30″>

If you set the value to 0 = unlimted

SCOM – Agent – Health Service will not start (System Event ID 7024)

Some times I have an issue with an agent.

Error Message:
The SCOM Agent won’t run on a monitored system. When one tries to start the OpsMgr HealthService this event is logged:
Log Name: System Source: Service Control Manager

Date: xx/xx/xxxx xx:xx:xx
Event ID: 7024
Task Category: None
Level: Error Keywords:
Classic User: N/A
Computer: xxxxx.xxx

Description: The OpsMgr Health Service service terminated with service-specific error 2147500037 (0x80004005).

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Restart Grey SCOM Agent – Opsmgr 2007 R2

First you need to get a list of Agent. Here you can use the Powershell to get the displayname. Now you have the list. You can create a very simpel bat file, one for stop service and one for start service.

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System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Admin ResKit

 

Some very nice tools from MS is to find on below site. Fx. Scheduler of mainternance.

 

http://blogs.technet.com/b/momteam/archive/2011/06/03/system-center-operations-manager-2007-r2-admin-reskit-released.aspx

Operations Manager Survival Guide

If you have look for the survival for Opsmgr 2012.Then you can find it on Technet.

 

Link: System Center 2012 Operations Manager Survival Guide

Know Issues OpsMgr 2007 R2 Upgrade 2012

When your have done all preperation for the upgrade. Then I will recommend to have close look on the blog from Mihai Sarbulescu. He  has collected a fine list of know Issue with the upgrad.

Link: Mihai Sarbulescu Blog
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