Archive for June 25, 2013

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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How to start Runbook via Powershell

I found today the good blog from Jon Mattivi. Where here have create tutorial on how to use Powershell start Runbooks.

Link: SCOrch – Powershell to start Runboo

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Get Runbook GUID or Parameter

I sometimes find it redundant looking up the runbook and parameter guids when creating a new powershell script to invoke a runbook from the web service.  Here is a SQL query to look up the runbook by name and every parameter that you would need to use the web service to start the runbook.
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SCORCH – Codeplex Site

Here on this site  where you find some nice IP for Orschestrator from developers.


Link: System Center 2012 Orchestrator Community Releases

System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Admin ResKit


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

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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Installing Operations Manager by Using the Command Line

One of my collegue forward this very usefull link from MS. Where all of the option are listed.

One of the option I have look is the ‘/AcceptEndUserLicenseAgreement’, because    deployment has failed. Because the /AcceptEndUserLicenseAgreement was not set to 1.

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