Exporting the SCOM class hierarchy to XML

SCOM uses an object orientated data model and builds an internal, extensible class (type) hierarchy: Each class can have specific properties (which will be inherited to child classes) and relationships to other classes. The depth and breadth of this class hierarchy depends on the number of imported Management Pack. “I know that!”, you might say….


SCOM DataItem size limit and possible issues

This post describes a very rare situation in which you might run in either very big SCOM environments or with very unusual workflows. Initial scenario A customer wanted to monitor a large distributed environment with a custom workflow. The workflow was running, but never returned any data. We analyzed the workflow and found out, that…