OpsMgr 2007 How to identify what script is running on the agents / Frequency / Parameters

Another interesting one, what I wanted was to track what scripts are executed by Operations Manager Agent on my box, apparently this would help in fine tuning some of the rules/monitors which were configured to run very frequently, apparently in MOM 2005 we had this ScriptDebugging option which log all script activity in the AgentResponse.log….


Configuration Manager 2007 Package Access Accounts

One of My Customer recently migrated from SMS 2003 to SCCM. They had this unique requirement based on the current setup that all the Distribution point should have read access for the SYSTEM / NETWORK /INTERACTIVE Accounts on the Package share in order for the Application to work correctly. SCCM has a strict check for DOMAIN\USER…


OpsMgr 2007 : How to Generate alerts based on generic CSV log file

Here’s a small document I put up together to outline how to generate alerts out of the CSV file. Apparently the steps are outlined below and for convenience I have also attached the PDF with screen shots attached. Step 1: Go to  Authoring TAB , right click on “RULES” and Select “Create New Rules” Step…


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OpsMgr 2007: Managing Unix/Linux with beta Cross Platform Extensions – Overview TAB missing

Interesting observation I made while I was testing the Beta Cross Platform Extensions, I thought it would be worth mentioning since I took some time to figure it out myself. I planned to setup monitoring of the SUSE Enterprise 10 Operating System, I imported the below Management Pack as per the dependencies shown in console            …


OpsMgr 2007: Converted MP sometimes may break console connectivity

Recently i had seen this happening a lot with the converted MP,where someone would import the converted MP and the console connectivity would break with the below error.  ======================================= The client has been disconnected from the server. Please call ManagementGroup.Reconnect() to reestablish the connection. The communication object, System.ServiceModel.Channels.ServiceChannel, cannot be used for communication because it…


OpsMgr 2007: Writing Custom Scripts Demystified – Part 1

I had come across number of people who wanted to write custom scripts for Operations Manager to make their job easier, be creative or just have fun. So i just decided to pull some data, reference and code together to make everyone understand really how simple and easy it was to write simple scripts in…


OpsMgr 2007: My Log File Viewer Utility

Below is a small utility I wrote that I think you may find helpful.  This is a small utility that can be used to view Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 Server/Agent Event Logs on a remote computer.  For example, this could be a computer at a remote location or one that does not have the…


OpsMgr 2007:How to enable Notification Subscription using Powershell

Recently i had come accross a request where we wanted to enable/disable notifitication using powershell. Although this really should be a straight forward process really couldnot find a real simple script to demo out an example, so i decided to write the below extract. This particular script scans what all Notification Subscriptions are disabled and…