Standard Dataset Maintenance troubleshooter for System Center Operations Manager 2007

What is Standard Data Set Maintenance? Standard Data Set Maintenance is a workflow that runs against the Data Warehouse to aggregate, optimize, and groom data. This workflow runs on the RMS and is triggered every 60 seconds. There is a hard-coded timeout for the workflow and under many circumstances can fail, resulting in 31552 events…

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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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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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Troubleshooting Blank Reports in System Center Operations Manager

I just wanted to let you know  that we just published a great KB article on how to troubleshoot some common reasons for blank reports in System Center Operations Manager 2007 (OpsMgr 2007) and System Center 2012 Operations Manager (OpsMgr 2012).  If you ever have any trouble with OpsMgr reports then this is a great…

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Alert notification troubleshooting in System Center Operations Manager

Frequently we get customers using OpsMgr 2007 or OpsMgr 2012 who claim that they are not getting alerts on agent availability when the server has been shutdown. Many times what they actually mean is they are not being notified, so you first need to determine if the alerts are happening before troubleshooting the notifications. Here is…

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How to troubleshoot gray agent states in System Center Operations Manager 2007 and System Center Essentials

Just an FYI that we just published a new Knowledge Base article that describes how to troubleshoot issues where an agent, management server or gateway in System Center Operations Manager 2007 or System Center Essentials 2007 and 2010 is in a gray state.  Or grey state, depending on your location and preferred spelling. The article…

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New OpsMgr Hotfix: Operations Manager 2007 R2 does not display new properties in some views after you import a management pack

This hotfix for System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 resolves the following issue: You import a new management pack that contains new properties for certain views on a computer that is running System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2. After you do this, you may receive the following error message: An object of type Variable with…

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Fix: Event ID 26319 is logged when you import a management pack in Operations Manager 2007 R2

When you try to import a management pack from Operations Manager 2007 Service Pack 1 to a management group in Operations Manager 2007 R2, the following event is logged: Source: OpsMgr SDK Service Event ID: 26319 Level: Error Keywords: Classic Description: An exception was thrown while processing ImportManagementPack for session id uuid:32d28980-180d-4412-9cc4-bc3a97ffa229;id=71. Exception Message: The…

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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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Exchange 2007 Management Packs do not automatically monitor Exchange servers

The folks over on the System Center Operations Manager product team blog just posted a great article on how by default, the Microsoft Exchange 2007 Management Packs for Operations Manager 2007 will not automatically start monitoring of any Exchange 2007 Servers even if you have imported the Management Pack. This means that the servers won’t…

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