Making your Product Connector Highly Available in OpsMgr 2012

During testing with a customer it was noted that the 3rd party product connector they were using to forward alerts did not work if the management server holding the RMS emulator role was unavailable. The connector itself seemed to be targeted at the all management server resource pool (AMSRP) but no alerts got updated to…

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Operations Manager 2012 R2 “Perfect Failover Service”.

Over my time using SCOM 2012 I have found that there is still some confusion about how the core of a SCOM Management Group, now with the Resource Pools, actually functions. You may have heard of the Perfect Failover Service before. I have delved around for documentation and found that public information for this is…

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SCOM Alerts from Windows Events

Having spent some time on the Service Model, I’ll start to look at some monitoring to help us build a Health Model. I’ll start with what is usually a straight forward requirement – monitoring a windows log e.g. the application log – and generating an alert if a specific event id is detected. I've made…

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Groups based upon OU Membership

The Computer Group that I created as part of the initial authoring series grouped together computer objects that were running a specific application. If you haven't read that yet and are new to MP Authoring then I suggest you check out the original article as it runs through the basics of creating a key for sealing…

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