Event ID 31553 in SCOM Arithmetic Overflow Error

Disclaimer: Due to changes in the MSFT corporate blogging policy, I’m moving all of my content to the following location. Please reference all future content from that location. Thanks. I came across this issue at a customer site recently where they were having problems with the VMM management pack.  A deep dive into their SCOM…

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Creating the ‘Contained Objects’ Widget in SCOM

Disclaimer: Due to changes in the MSFT corporate blogging policy, I’m moving all of my content to the following location. Please reference all future content from that location. Thanks. The SCOM product team has been pretty good about providing all sorts of interesting widgets to use to display dashboards inside of SCOM.  Most are very…

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So You Want to Roll Out SCOM: Decisions that you should make before you click Install.

Disclaimer: Due to changes in the MSFT corporate blogging policy, I’m moving all of my content to the following location. Please reference all future content from that location. Thanks. I’ve been on a process kick lately, in large part because issues that I encounter in SCOM environments aren’t related to the technology but the processes…


Certificate CRL Check Fails When Deploying SCOM Agents to a Unix/Linux Server

Disclaimer: Due to changes in the MSFT corporate blogging policy, I’m moving all of my content to the following location. Please reference all future content from that location. Thanks. I spent the better part of a day and a half working with a client on a rather frustrating issue deploying the SCOM agent to Linux…

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Using SCOM to Monitor SQL Logs

Disclaimer: Due to changes in the MSFT corporate blogging policy, I’m moving all of my content to the following location. Please reference all future content from that location. Thanks. I learned something new today.  I had a client ask me about how to make SCOM monitor SQL logs.  Generally, the SQL management pack for SCOM…

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The Anatomy of a Good SCOM Alert Management Process – Part 1: Why is alert management necessary?

Disclaimer: Due to changes in the MSFT corporate blogging policy, I’m moving all of my content to the following location. Please reference all future content from that location. Thanks. I’ve had the luxury of doing SCOM work for several years now, across many different client types and infrastructure, and one of the constants that I…

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