Archive for SCOM – Configuration

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 – 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

Speed up your Management Servers

Change the number of the maximum number of asynchronous processes

If you a message from Opsmgr MS like ‘The Process could not load because the maximum number of asynchronous has already been reached……’

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How to Setup Lync 2010 SCOM Management Pack and Synthetic Transactions

Today I past the nive blog about Lync 2010 and OpsMgr from Tom Arbuthnot.

I will recommend you have take look if you have Lync 2010 in your system. Because Tom show how easy is it to setup.

Source: Tom Arbuthnot Blog

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Move RMS Role from Cluster to MS – OpsMgr 2007 R2

Do to a pre-task to get RMS role on a OS that are support for Opsmgr 2012. I had to two options. The first was to add some Win2K8 R2 to the RMS cluster and the remove the old Win2K3 R2 from the cluster. Or the second options is to move the RMS role over to another MS (Management Server).

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Blog from Cameron Fuller – Debugging the Script or Executable Failed to Run Alert

Over the last couple of years, I have a lot of time to troubleshoot why scripts have failed.

Today I saw Cameron Fuller blog abut this issue. Below you can find a link to his blog.

Link: BlastFromThePast: Debugging the Script or Executable Failed to Run Alert


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How to decommission a cluster monitored

In order to remove monitoring of the cluster, follow these steps:

1. Remove the Operations Manager agent from all nodes of the cluster being decommissioned.

2. Make sure that all the cluster nodes (including the virtual cluster nodes) are no longer visible in the Operations Manager console by checking the Agent Managed and Agentless Managed views under the Administration section of the Operations Manager console.

3. Continue with decommissioning the cluster.

Adding custom information to alert description (s) and notifications

This is just a dump of some alert description variables I pulled from several other bloggers:


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SCOM alert notification subscription delay sending for x minutes and don’t sent if alert is auto-resolved within that time

In my company we are using SCOM for monitoring our server environment.
Off hours we also get notified about critical alerts using a SMS/GSM modem.
Using default SCOM functionality we delay the sending of notifications by 5 minutes. This works fine for alerts with a “new” state.
However if an alert is closed within the 5 minute period a “closed” notification is sent out.
We do not want to see the closed alerts if an alert auto-resolved within the 5 minute time period. But if a new alert that has aged 5 minutes and sent to our GSM, we definately want to see that closed alert if it auto/manual resolves into the closed state (to make sure someone actually did something about the alert)

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Agent Health Tips and Fixes for System Center Operations Manager 2007


This article is intended to give some tips on fixes and changes for System Center Operations Manager 2007 (OpsMgr) Agent Health. There are a variety of hotfixes and registry keys listed so please be aware that these are things that may not be noticed in your environment directly but might be causing issues that you are not aware of. If you are having an issue with agents in a grey state these fixes may help, if they do not see the following:

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