Microsoft System Center Management Pack for Windows Server Cluster 2016


 

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    • Microsoft System Center Management Pack for Windows Server Cluster 2016
  • System Requirements

    Supported Operating System

    Windows Server 2016

      The Windows Server Cluster Management Pack for Operations Manager is designed for the following versions of System Center Operations Manager: • System Center Operations Manager 2016 • System Center Operations Manager 2012 • System Center Operations Manager 2012 SP1 • System Center Operations Manager 2012 R2
  • Install Instructions
      See MP Operations Guide.

 

 

As always you need to read the Management Pack Guide for all the details; I am only highlighting a few things inside the management pack Guide.

 

Changes in Version 10.0.6.0

· Fixed issue: resources group view displayed 2012 and 2012 R2 Clusters simultaneously.

· Changed Availability Storage group monitoring logic:

o If the group state was empty or offline, the monitor did not change state to Critical.

o If the group state was in partially online state, the monitor did not change to Warning state.

o If physical disk was in offline state, the monitor did not change state from Healthy to Critical.

· Fixed issue with Network and Network Interfaces discovery in case Cluster Network Interface name was longer than ~40 characters and contained ‘-’ characters.

· Fixed issue: Cluster Resource tasks execution was failing if cluster.exe was not installed.

· Fixed issue: Cluster Network Interfaces were not discovered on Windows Server 2008 Core.

· Fixed issue: Cluster Network Interfaces were not fully discover on Windows Server 2016 Standard.

· Fixed issue: Cluster Network Interfaces were not discovered on Windows Server 2016 Nano.

· Fixed issue: Tasks did not have output on Windows Server 2016 Nano.

· Fixed issue: "Pause Node" and "Resume Node" tasks had unexpected output.

· Added support for resource groups’ tasks with names containing WMI reserved symbols.

· Fixed issue: Cluster Resources were not discovered if the Cluster had File Server role.

· Fixed issue: Cluster Resource groups could not be moved to another node due to failure of "Move Group" task. The logic was changed, see “Move Group” Task Specifics” section.

· Fixed issue: “Check Cluster Group” diagnostic task did not work on Windows Server 2003-2008 R2 platforms without PowerShell, and on Windows Server 2012 and higher without PowerShell and Cluster cmdlets installed.

· Fixed issue: If a cluster object name contained WMI reserved symbols, monitoring of this cluster object did not work.

· Added support for resources with long names (up to 4000 symbols).

· Fixed issue: “10000” warning event occurred on all platforms if the discovery did not return the data.

· Fixed issue: Several resource tasks do not work if Cluster.exe is not installed.

· Updated the display strings.

 

Supported Configurations

This management pack requires System Center 2012 Operations Manager or later.

The Windows Server Failover Cluster Management Pack for System Center 2012 Operations Manager supports failover clusters on the following configurations:

· Windows Server 2003 operating systems with Service Pack 2 (SP2), Windows Server 2003 R2 operating systems with Service Pack 2 (SP2) on 32-bit and 64-bit servers.

· Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise, Windows Server 2008 Datacenter, and Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter operating systems on 32-bit and 64-bit servers.

· Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 all editions.

· Windows Server 2016 all editions.

This management pack is also supported on the Server Core installation option of the Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2012 R2 operating systems and Windows Server 2016.

This management pack is also supported on the Nano Server installation option of the Windows Server 2016.

This management pack requires installation of the latest version (10.0.8.0) of BaseOS 2016 management pack.

NOTE: The Windows Server Failover Cluster Management Pack for System Center 2012 – Operations Manager is not supported on the Windows Server 2008 R2 Web and Standard operating systems because the Cluster service is not supported on these editions.

 

Before You Import the Management Pack

Before you import the Windows Server Failover Cluster Management Pack, note the following limitations of the management pack:

· Agentless monitoring is not supported.

· All cluster nodes must have an Operations Manager Agent installed.

Before you import the Windows Server Failover Cluster Management Pack, take the following actions:

· Ensure that System Center Operations Manager is installed.

· You must import the Windows Server 2016 Operating System Management Pack.

· Download and import the following up-to-date management packs from the Windows Server 2016 Operating System Management Pack:

o Microsoft.Windows.Server.Library.mp

o Microsoft.Windows.Server.2008.Discovery.mp

o Microsoft.Windows.Server.2003.mp

o Microsoft.Windows.Server.2016.Discovery.mp

· Enable the Agent Proxy setting on all agents that are installed on servers that are members of a cluster.

WARNING: Discoveries and monitoring will not function unless proxy is enabled.

 

 

If you have version 6.0.6277.0 of the Windows Server 2003 Cluster Management Pack

If you have installed the Windows Server 2003 Cluster Management Pack 6.0.6277.0, remove the following management pack files prior to importing this management pack:

· Microsoft.Windows.2003.Cluster.Management.Monitoring

· Microsoft.Windows.2003.Cluster.Management.Library

· Microsoft.Windows.Cluster.Management.Monitoring

· Microsoft.Windows.Cluster.Management.Library

NOTE: · If you have any other version of the Windows Server Failover Cluster Management Pack, you can upgrade the management pack without performing the previous steps.

· An in-place upgrade is supported for Windows Server 2003 Cluster Management Pack versions 6.0.6277.1 and higher.

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