Automatic Dependency Mapping with Service Map and Live Maps

The following is a special guest blog from Savision Modern enterprise IT infrastructures are becoming increasingly difficult to manage as the deployment of new services and applications continues to grow.  Applications tend to rely on many other services and applications to function, which often span many server and network components.  In order to fully understand the… Read more

Free PowerShell Monitoring MP

The following is a special guest blog from Squared Up As part of our continuing commitment to the SCOM community we’re excited to announce a new PowerShell Monitoring Management Pack, freely available to the community, available to download from our site and open-sourced via GitHub. Firstly, a big thanks to Microsoft Premier Field Engineer Wei… Read more

System Center 2016 now supports TLS1.2 security protocols

TLS 1.2 is the secure way of communication suggested by Microsoft with best-in class encryption. SSL and early TLS are not considered strong cryptography and cannot be used as a security control. Microsoft has added official support for TLS1.2 security protocols in System Center 2016. This protocol is now supported in the following products System… Read more

Creating a maintenance schedule with more than 216 objects might cause Operations Console to disconnect

When creating a maintenance schedule, selecting more than 216 target objects (these can be any specific entity instances or groups) might result in the Operations Console to disconnect with the following error: “The client has been disconnected from the server. Please call ManagementGroup.Reconnect() to reestablish the connection.” You can use the following alternate option to… Read more

DHCP 2016 and 2012 R2 Management Pack release

We are listening to customers’ requests on User Voice. The issues reported on DHCP MP have been rectified and we have released a new version of the MP. You can download the Microsoft System Center Management Pack for Windows Server DHCP 2016 here and DHCP 2012 R2 MP here. The MP has below fixes DHCP… Read more