System Center Orchestrator 1801 Integration Packs

  Orchestra…?   FYI – Additional IP’s released this month for Orchestrator, SMA, and SPF Orchestrator https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=56558 Service Management Automation https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=56559 Service Provider Foundation https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=56557   In case you didn’t know, from Lynne Taggart’s blog , these integration packs (IP) were released in February: System Center 1801+ Integration Pack for HP iLO and OA System Center 1801+ -…

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OMS/Advisor Event ID 55002

  This article is written for the Gateway CommunicationSecurityException event At first I thought maybe this was TLS1.2 enabling, but backed off the change, the events kept pouring in every 5 minutes. Tried to reconfigure the OMS/Advisor environment, and voila! Error resolved   Let’s go through the steps to re-configure the Operations Management Suite (OMS)…

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How to be heard (provide feedback on Microsoft products)

Ever feel like everyone’s not listening? UserVoice Do you want to be heard? Are you willing to share ideas and feedback about OMS and the various products? Good, Microsoft development has that covered.   I recommend this to ALL of my customers Please sign-in, vote on ideas and feedback. Please put your comment, suggestion, feature out to…

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SCOM 1801 New Features (previously 1711 Technical Preview)

  What does the new SCOM bring?!   HTML5 Web Dashboards! here What’s New https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/system-center/scom/what-is-new-1801?view=sc-om-1801 The SCOM Team published a 5 set blog post on Web Console https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/momteam/2018/02/12/new-scom-web-console-blog-series-post1/   The new SCOM version also gives visibility into Management Packs Updates and Recommendations Operations Manager Products (view SCOM topology) Partner Solutions   For now I’ll focus on…

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Console Errors in the new Active Directory Directory Services MP

New MP released that resolves this – v10.0.2.0 download here   Console Errors in the new Active Directory Directory Services MP   At least it’s not the Security patch issue when you click on Health/State views, right? SCOM Console crashes after October Windows cumulative updates – Resolved   In the SCOM Console Do you get…

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Using MP Viewer to unseal or export MP to XLS or HTML

Use MPViewer and open the management pack files (MP and MPB)   Thanks to Daniele Muscetta for converting this so many years ago! MPViewer tool https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/dmuscett/2012/02/19/boriss-opsmgr-tools-updated/   Jan Van Meirvenne spent the time to update the functionality even further MPViewer “2012 Reloaded (release 1)” http://scug.be/jan/2016/06/06/mp-viewer-2012reloaded/     Load Management pack In MPViewer, Click on File, Load…

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SharePoint 2013 disk cleanup

Not having a problem with Windows Server 2012 R2? Windows Server 2012 R2 has several mechanisms to automatically cleanup previous versions of Windows Update files and uses compression for unused binaries.   If on win2k8 or win2k8R2, this will continue to grow as the OS ages and patches continue to be released.   Cleanup OS…

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Troubleshoot Office 365 SCOM MP Run As account

Run As Account The Office 365 Run As account is used for Proxy access for an HTTPS connection from SCOM MS to Office 365 portal endpoint. Must be a domain account, not an Azure account (particularly if they ‘re not the same tenant or AAD associated Service Accounts are recommended to prevent impact should an…

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Welcome to my new blog

Hi all, Welcome to my new blog. While I’m going to primarily focus on System Center Operations Manager, I will from time to time post about other system center products on my page. Thanks for stopping by!

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SCOM 1801 dashboards (previously 1711)

Here dashboard dashboard <dong> Come out, come out wherever you are!     Looking at SCOM dashboards in the new Technical Preview had me wondering. I was totally excited after Ignite for System Center v.Next…           Start at 16:34 in video – BRK1023 https://myignite.microsoft.com/videos/54778     Found the documents before I found the actual widgets HTML5 overview https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/system-center/scom/manage-overview-html5-webconsole?view=sc-om-1801…

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