A list of all possible security events in the Windows Security Event Log

This may be old news, but it is a handy reference for OpsMgr admins, when asked to monitor for specific events from security event logs:   Windows Server 2003:  http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc163121.aspx Windows Server 2008:  http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=17871 Windows Server 2008 R2:  http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=21561


Using OpsMgr for intrusion detection and security hardening

Here is an interesting little concept of how to use OpsMgr. Because I have a lab, that is exposed to the internet over port 3389, I get a LOT of hacking attempts on this lab.  Mostly the source is from bots running on other compromised systems.  These bots just do brute force attacks against the…


OpsMgr security account rights mapping – what accounts need what privileges?

  Do you ever wish you had a list of the rights needed to install OpsMgr on each server role?  Or what each service account needs for steady state?  Or how about ongoing support… for your Admin group – to have enough rights in SQL to support OpsMgr? I have created a spreadsheet of the typical…


System Center Operations Manager SDK service failed to register an SPN

System Center Operations Manager SDK service failed to register an SPN     Have you seen this event in your RMS OpsMgr event logs?   Event Type:      Warning Event Source:   OpsMgr SDK Service Event Category:            None Event ID:          26371 Date:                12/13/2007 Time:                2:58:24 PM User:                N/A Computer:         RMSCOMPUTER Description: The System Center Operations Manager SDK…