Pre-reqs for SCOM 2012 Consoles

Whenever I’m installing SCOM 2012, it takes me a little extra time to get the pre-reqs installed for the Operations Console and Web Console, so I’m adding this to my blog for an easy place to find the download links and steps.   Operations Console Before installing the SCOM 2012 Operations Console, you will need…

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Alerting on Deadlocks with the SQL Server Management Pack

Today a customer asked me how to configure SCOM to generate Alerts for SQL Deadlocks.  Looking in the SQL Server Management Pack, I found that we have event log Rules for deadlocks for SQL 2005, 2008, and 2012:       The Rules are targeted at DB Engine and alert on Event ID 1205 in…

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CPU/Memory Monitors – Include Top Processes in Alert Description

Here is a Management Pack that I wrote for a customer a while back.  The requirement was to take the alerting for CPU Utilization and Available Memory from the Windows Server Management Pack and add the top 5 processes consuming CPU/Memory to the Alert Description. The MP that I wrote for this is attached The…

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Several Management Packs Updated, fix for MaxConcurrentAPI Monitor included

We recently released updated versions of several Management Packs, including the Windows Server OS MP. Below are links to the updated MPs and the fixes that I am aware of:   Windows Server Operating System – Version 6.0.7230.0 Bug fixed: Microsoft.Windows.Server.LogicalDiskDiscovery.Module.Type.vbs script does not discover logical disks with large disk size Update to support two…

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