Deploying System Center Operations Manager 2007 agents using the Install-Agent cmdlet fails with error 80070520

Here’s another good KB article we published today.  If you’re seeing error 0x80070520 when trying to deploy the OpsMgr agent then this one is for you: ===== Summary Deploying agents from the Operations Manager Shell using the Install-Agent cmdlet results in error 0x80070520 (ERROR_NO_SUCH_LOGON_SESSION), with the description “A specified logon session does not exist. It…

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Troubleshooting the Installation of the System Center Operations Manager 2007 Agent

If you’re looking for a good resource for troubleshooting OpsMgr 2007 client agent install issues then this new KB article we published today is for you: ===== Symptoms The System Center Operations Manager 2007 (SCOM 2007) agent can be deployed to Windows computers either via "remote push" from a management server or it can be…

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New Opalis KB Article: Opalis Integration Server Client becomes unresponsive when navigating to one or more specific policies

Here’s another new Opalis KB article you might want to be aware of.  With this issue, when navigating to one or more specific policies using the Opalis Integration Server Client, the client becomes unresponsive for a long period of time before recovering or does not recover at all. When viewing the process (OISClient.exe) in Task…

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OpsMgr 2007 agent installation fails with "One or more computers you are trying to manage are already in the process of being managed"

Here’s an issue I came across recently that I thought would be worth a mention here on our blog. While using System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 you may be unable to install some agents.  When pushing the agent you may get the following error: One or more computers you are trying to manage are…

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Fix: A push installation of the OpsMgr 2007 agent on a computer that is running Terminal Services may time out

On a computer that is running Terminal Services, when you try to use a push operation to install the Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 Agent the operation may time out, therefore the System Center Operations Manager 2007 Agent is not installed successfully. You may also receive an error message that resembles the following: The…

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OpsMgr 2007 R2 now officially supports Windows Embedded

Systems Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 now officially supports the agent on Windows Embedded Standard 2009. You can download the latest System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Agent Prerequisites Macro for Windows Embedded Standard 2009 (x86) – (English) on subscriber downloads at the following link: http://msdn.microsoft.com/subscriptions/downloads Just drill down under Servers to System Center Operations…

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New KB article: MonitoringHost consumes 100% CPU on SCOM agents

In System Center Operations Manager 2007, agents may consume 100 percent of CPU resources for the Monitoringhost.exe process. This problem occurs on x64-based computers. A new Knowledge Base article has been published to address this and there’s a hotfix available for download.  For details see the link below: ======== KB974051 – Operations Manager 2007-based agents…

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OpsMgr 2007 Solution: Management Pack scripts fail and consume large amounts of memory

Here’s an issue that was sent to me courtesy of a couple different Support Engineers in our Operations Manager group.  Apparently we’re getting a call or two on this and they thought it might help if we got the word out. Issue: You may notice that on certain machines running the OpsMgr agent, cscripts fail…

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OpsMgr 2007: Sample MP to discover AD security group membership

If you’ve been an Operations Manager admin for any length of time you’ve probably had a need to discover security group membership for your various agent computers so if this is you then this is your lucky day.  Over on Steve Rachui’s manageability blog he posted a sample MP that  does this exact thing by…

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OpsMgr 2007 client agents may log OpsMgr Connector 21028 and HealthService 6001 errors

Here’s an interesting issue we ran into the other day.  I didn’t see this documented anywhere so now it is: ======== Issue: The OpsMgr Connector and the HealthService may log the following events: Event Type:  Error Event Source:  OpsMgr Connector Event Category:    None Event ID:  21028 Description:  Performance data from the OpsMgr connector could not…

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