Orphaned Service Broker Queues in the SCOM Database

We recently ran into an issue where our Operations Manager database was full. But the on-call engineer couldn’t figure out why. He ran the “Disk Usage By Top Tables” report in SQL Server Management Studio. But the top tables didn’t add up to the used space in the database. The missing free space was in…

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Replacement Azure Management Certificate Monitoring

We replaced one of the monitors for Azure Management Certificates, and I had a few requests to share it with the public. We disabled this monitor: – Management Pack: Microsoft.SystemCenter.WindowsAzure – Monitor System Name: Microsoft.SystemCenter.WindowsAzure.Subscription.Certificate.Monitor – Monitor Display Name: Windows Azure Subscription Certificate Expiration Monitor – Monitor Description: Windows Azure Subscription Certificate Expiration Monitor -…


NetBIOS Domain Name Incorrect in SCOM 2016

I noticed this when we upgraded to SCOM 2016.  After we applied UR3 the issue still persisted.  The NetBIOS Domain Name property of the Windows Computer class was not correct.  You can see this through the UI or by querying the database. SELECT PrincipalName, DomainDnsName, ForestDnsName, NetbiosDomainName FROM OperationsManager.dbo.MTV_Computer Correct: PrincipalName DomainDnsName ForestDnsName NetbiosDomainName ComputerABC.redmond.corp.microsoft.com…