PRO Tips alerts in Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manger 2008 R2 may display and then be automatically removed

Here’s a new SCVMM 2008/OpsMgr 2007 KB article we published this morning.  If you’re seeing an issue where PRO Tips alerts are unexpectedly being removed from the PRO Tips alerts window then you’ll want to check this one out: ===== Symptoms PRO Tips alerts in Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manger 2008 R2 (SCVMM 2008…

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OpsMgr 2007 Alert: Cannot login to database

Hi everyone, Vikram Sahay here and I’m back again with another interesting topic on System Center Operations Manager 2007. Hope you find it useful. Recently we were working on an  issue where we were getting an alert from few of the SQL servers as: ‘Cannot login to database’ We checked and verified that the ‘Agent…

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New KB: The Alert Priority field in System Center Operations Manager 2007 connectors has different wording than in the Operations Manager console

Here’s a new System Center Operations Manager 2007 Knowledge Base article we published today. This one is just a short note on how the Alert Priority field in a System Center Operations Manager 2007 connector may have a different wording than in the Operations Manager console: ===== Summary When an alert is forwarded via System…

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Updating custom alert fields in Operations Manager 2007 using subscriptions and powershell

The legendary Steve Rachui has done it again with another great System Center Operations Manager 2007 post, this time describing how you can add your own custom information to the custom alert fields of an alert: Alerts in OpsMgr have lots of good information on them already – but wouldn’t it be cool if you…

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How to generate readable alerts based on SNMP traps in MOM 2005

This article describes how to configure a Microsoft Operations Manager 2005 Management Server or a MOM 2005 Agent to generate a readable alert when an SNMP trap is received. This allows you to monitor SNMP-enabled devices and applications by configuring them to send traps to MOM.  The article does not cover sending SNMP traps from…

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Troubleshooting alert storms in OpsMgr 2007

A large and sudden increase in the number of alerts is called an alert storm. An alert storm can be a symptom of massive changes of some kind within your management group, such as the catastrophic failure of networks. An alert storm can also be a symptom of configuration issues within Microsoft System Center Operations…

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New KB: 979388 - Alerts that are raised by the monitors should not be manually resolved in Operations Manager 2007

In Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 and in Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2, alerts can be raised by the monitors. Alerts that are raised by the monitors are typically the result of a state change. These alerts are displayed in the Operations console similar to the alerts that are raised by rules….

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