Update on APM fix for agent crashing issue shipped in UR3

Overview of the .NET 2.0 fix that was shipped in UR3 We have been investigating this issue actively and this fix has not solved the issue completely. We are actively working to resolve the issue and release a hotfix soon. Workarounds: SCOM 2016 Agent can be replaced with SCOM 2012 R2 Agent, it’s forward-compatible with… Read more

APM fix for agent crashing issue shipped in UR3 is not completely resolved

The Application Performance Monitoring (APM) feature in System Center 2016 Operations Manager Agent causes a crash for the IIS Application Pool that’s running under the .NET Framework 2.0 runtime. A fix for this issue was made in UR3, however the fix does not seem to solve the issue completely. We are investigating this issue and… Read more

Unlocking the full potential of System Center Operations Manager: introducing the free Squared Up Community Edition license

This is a special guest blog from Squared Up Since founding Squared Up in 2011, we’ve been on a mission to transform the way enterprises interact with their monitoring data and, in doing so, have enabled hundreds of clients worldwide to unlock the full potential of System Center Operations Manager (SCOM).  “Together with SCOM, Squared… Read more

APM feature in SCOM 2016 Agent may cause a crash for the IIS Application Pool running under .NET 2.0 runtime

Summary APM feature in SCOM 2016 Agent may cause a crash for the IIS Application Pool running under .NET 2.0 runtime. Cause Several callbacks within APM code of SCOM 2016 Agent utilize memory allocation that’s incompatible with .NET 2.0 runtime and may cause an issue if this memory is later accessed in a certain way…. Read more

Need help tracking KPIs? Need a Scorecard to show your Boss?

We are starting development on a Scorecard\KPI tracking service which will enable you to set thresholds, organize, visualize and share KPIs to constantly improve the quality of your service. Are you interested in participating in our Alpha? Join here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/AzureScorecard Satya Vel  … Read more

Deprecating SHA1 Certificates in System Center Operations Manager for UNIX/Linux Monitoring

  The communication between System Center Operations Manager Management Server and the UNIX/Linux agents are secured with TLS/SSL. UNIX and Linux agents employ Server Authentication certificates (i.e. “agent certificates”) for the TLS/SSL channel and these certificates are signed by an Operations Manager Management Server’s “signing certificate.” As of System Center 2016 RTM, both agent certificates… Read more

Engyro Product Connector support ending this year

The Engyro Product Connector for Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 will no longer be supported after July 11, 2017.  If you are using this product connector, please upgrade to System Center 2016 Operations Manager and integrate with a third-party connector as needed. Alternatively, you can use System Center Orchestrator and custom runbooks to integrate with third-party enterprise ITSM/monitoring… Read more

Update Rollup 8.0.11030.0 for the Microsoft Monitoring Agent is now available

Update rollup version 8.0.11030.0 for Microsoft Monitoring Agent is now available. The article below describes the issues that are fixed and also contains installation instructions. For complete details please see the following: 3206063 – Update rollup 8.0.11030.0 for Microsoft Monitoring Agent (KB3206063) (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3206063) J.C. Hornbeck, Solution Asset PMMicrosoft Enterprise Cloud Group OpsMgr 2012 R2… Read more

How to revert to a previous version of a Microsoft Operations Manager Management Pack

~ Chandra Bose | Senior Software Engineer There are times when you may want to revert back to older version of a Management Pack (MP) for a given workload. Currently, the Operations Manager UI allows you to delete and re-import Management Packs from the “Installed Management Packs” screen, however there can be issues when there… Read more

Windows Server 2016 Operating System Management Pack

We want to let you know that we are releasing an updated version of “Microsoft System Center 2016 Management Pack for Windows Server Operating System“. Some of the changes in this new MP are New object types have been added for Nano to help users differentiate and manage them accurately New monitor is added to… Read more