Update to Windows Server Management Packs

Hello folks, Just wanted to let you know that we made a bug fix to Windows Server management packs. Windows Server Cluster Disks Monitoring MP  had an issue with Cluster Shared Volume (CSV) state monitor alerting. When the monitor switches CSV state to critical (for example, for CSVs in maintenance mode), it will generate an appropriate alert in SCOM… Read more

"Management Pack Recommendations and Updates" in SCOM Technical Preview 4

We added a new capability to Operations Manager in the Technical Preview 4 release of System Center 2016. The new Updates and Recommendations screen in the Operations Manager console recommends Management Packs for downloading based on a scan of servers in your SCOM environment. This will help a SCOM administrator know when someone installs a… Read more

System Center Management Packs for SQL Server and Replication have been updated

Just a quick note to let you know that the "System Center Management Packs for SQL Server and Replication" have been updated. You can find more details about the update at the blog post here. Suraj Suresh Guptha | Program Manager | Microsoft Get the latest System Center news on Facebook and Twitter:   System Center All Up: http://blogs.technet.com/b/systemcenter/… Read more

Multi-homing agents to OMS

A question we’ve heard often from OMS customers is “How can I connect an agent to multiple OMS workspaces?”  We call this capability “Multi-homing” and today this is possible by connecting different SCOM Management Groups to different OMS workspaces. To understand the value of multi-homing agents, think about the different teams that use computers you… Read more

KB: Configuration isn't updated and event ID 29181 is logged in System Center Operations Manager

In a Microsoft System Center environment that has many clients, configuration changes are not updated on an OpsMgr 2012 management server. Additionally, the following event is repeatedly logged in the Operations Manager log: Log Name:      Operations ManagerSource:        OpsMgr Management Configuration Event ID:      29181 Level:         Error User:          N/A Computer:      <server>Description: OpsMgr Management Configuration Service failed to… Read more

SCOM 2007 R2 now offers additional support for SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3

We are pleased to announce that System Center 2007 R2 Operations Manager (SCOM 2007 R2) now supports SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3 as its database. The use of SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 3 is supported for Operations Manager 2007 R2 with Cumulative Update 7 applied. If you are upgrading, please remember to restart the health… Read more

Announcing Linux & Docker Container management with OMS!

What’s the OMS Agent for Linux? The OMS Agent for Linux is the easiest way to collect Syslog events, Performance metrics, Container data, as well as Nagios and Zabbix alerts.  The agent is a light, open and modular agent built on proven open source components.  The core of the agent uses an existing open source… Read more

Get Visibility into your Exchange Environment with OMS

By Priscilla 'Nini' Ikhena, Program Manager – Microsoft OMS Log Analytic team Are you interested in easily troubleshooting issues in your Exchange environment? A little while ago, we made available near-real time performance data collection in OMS, and now you are better able to track metrics (which is important for managing Exchange) in your environment in… Read more

Update Rollup 8 for System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager is now available

Update Rollup 8 for System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager has been released and is now available to download. The KB article below describes the issues that are fixed in Update Rollup 8 (UR8) for Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager as well as download and installation instructions. For complete details please see the… Read more

KB: "Error 3000: Unable to register to Advisor Service" error in System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager

When you try to configure System Center Operations Manager for Microsoft Operations Management Suite (formerly known as Operations Insight), you receive the following error message in the Operations Manager Console: Error 3000: Unable to register to Advisor Service. Please contact the system administrator For complete details regarding this problem as well as a resolution, please… Read more