Removing SCOM workflows via PowerShell and SDK

This is just a short post about how to remove SCOM workflows (Rules,Monitors and Overrides) via PowerShell. As you may have noticed, our OpsMgr PowerShell module provides several Cmdlets  for GETting workflows, but not for removing them: So, how do we remove a workflow? If you know the correct methods and how to use them,…


Creating your own MP store – Part 3: Automating most of that stuff

This is part three of my little “MP store” series. Please read Part 1 and Part 2 to understand my thoughts behind the following scripts. Now it is time to automate at least most of this MP store stuff. Creating a MP store folder structure Ok, this is lame, but as I am lazy I…

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An approach of collecting and analyzing SCOM 2012 SDK connections

Knowing WHO logged on to SCOM WHEN, from WHERE and HOW LONG this session lasted can be very helpful information for SCOM Admins. As we have a recommended limit of simultaneous open Operations consoles of 50 (details see here) it is also very useful to know the total amount of connected users in your environment…


Analyzing SCOM 2012 Alert logging latency

Periodically having multiple Alerts in the SCOM database with latency above 1 minute is usually a sign of a serious performance problems with either the core SCOM infrastructure (database, Management server etc.) or with specific agents. This post focuses on finding the agents causing the delayed alerts by executing these steps: Step 1: Checking, if…

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