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