How to detect and troubleshoot frequent configuration changes in Operations Manager 2007

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published today on SCOM 2007. This one talks about configuration churn, what can cause it and how you can address it if you see it in your environment: ===== Configuration Overview The System Center Management Configuration service is responsible for calculating the configuration of every health service in…

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Potential issues with VMM 2012/OpsMgr integration

Hi everyone, Alvin Morales here.  This article presents possible errors and issues you may encounter after setting Operations Manager integration with System Center 2012 – Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM 2012).  Note that this can apply to System Center Operations Manager 2007 (OpsMgr 2007) as well as System Center 2012 – Operations Manager (OpsMgr 2012). 1….

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Fix: System Center Operations Manager 2007 ACS reports return no more than 42 days of data

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published today on SCOM 2007.  This one talks about an issue where ACS reports only return a max of 42 days worth of data: ===== Symptoms When using System Center Operations Manager 2007, the audit database data retention period is set to 100 days but Audit Collection Services…

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How to create an OpsMgr 2007 diagnostic task for Unix/Linux services

Microsoft’s own Chandan Bharti posted another great article over on his personal blog about how to create a diagnostic task for Unix/Linux services in System Center Operations Manager 2007 (SCOM 2007). This one actually builds on his previous post about creating a recovery task for the same thing: I have already shown on how you…

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How to create a recovery task for Linux services in OpsMgr 2007

Microsoft’s own Chandan Bharti recently posted a great article over on his personal blog about how to create a recovery task for Linux services in System Center Operations Manager 2007 (SCOM 2007).  If you’re looking to do the same then you’ll want to check this out: Once you create a monitor for Linux services and…

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WinRM command fails with Access Denied, Error number: -2147024891 0x8007005

Here’s a new KB article we published today. This one describes an issue where the WinRM command fails with Access Denied and error number: -2147024891 0x8007005: ===== Symptoms After installing the UNIX/Linux agent for System Center Operations Manager 2007, the Discovery process may fail and the client will not appear in the console. When attempting…

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The System Center Operations Manager 2007 console may crash while setting the scale on a performance view

Here’s another KB article we published today. This one describes a problem where the SCOM 2007 console may crash while setting the scale on a performance view if the performance counters have hugely different values: ===== Summary While working in the System Center Operations Manager 2007 (SCOM 2007) admin console, the console may crash unexpectedly…

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How to change the Operations Manager 2007 Admin group if the original was deleted from Active Directory

Here’s another KB article we published today.  This one describes how to change the Operations Manager 2007 Admin group if the original was deleted from Active Directory: ===== Symptoms When attempting to login to the System Center Operations Manager 2007 (SCOM 2007) Admin console you receive the following error: Failed to connect to server ‘RMS.contosso.com’….

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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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