After moving your OperationsManager Database–you might find event 18054 errors in the SQL server application log

I recently wrote about My Experience Moving the Operations Database to New Hardware.  Something I noticed today – is that the application event log on the SQL server was full of 18054 events, such as below: Log Name:      Application Source:        MSSQL$I01 Date:          10/23/2010 5:40:14 PM Event ID:      18054 Task Category: Server Level:         Error Keywords:      Classic…

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Clustering the Exchange 2010 Correlation Engine service

In the Exchange 2010 MP, there is a unique service installed which handles monitor state correlation, designed to reduce the number of alerts coming from this MP and enhancing root cause analysis of the core issue. The Exchange MP guide states the following: Determine which server will host the Correlation Engine. While not strictly required,…

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Uh Oh. Operations Database is full!

    Let’s say you find yourself in a pickle.  Perhaps you ignored your Operations Database size, perhaps grooming was failing and you didn’t notice, perhaps you wrote a BAD rule, and FLOODED the database with events, or performance data? Now, your database is full, and there is no more free space on the disk?…

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Charts not showing up in scheduled reports?

      There is an issue where scheduled reports will email the report, however, the graphic/chart will not show up in the attachment. Additionally, on the reporting server application event log – you will see the following event: Level: Error EventID: 108 Source: Report Server Windows Service Message: Report Server Windows Service (instancename) cannot…

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OpsMgr 2007 R2 CU3 rollup hotfix ships – and my experience installing it

****NOTE OpsMgr 2007 R2 CU5 is now shipped and this is an old article. http://blogs.technet.com/b/kevinholman/archive/2011/08/03/opsmgr-2007-r2-cu5-rollup-hotfix-ships-and-my-experience-installing-it.aspx       ***Note:  I recommend reading this article all the way through…. things didn’t go exactly as I’d expected, and there are some very critical order-of-operations steps to be aware of.  There is a known issue where the SDK…

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