BeanSpy: Cheat Sheet for Application Discoveries

Here is a quick summary (i.e. cheat sheet) for the JMX Queries through BeanSpy.   JBoss Tomcat WebLogic WebSphere In general, if there is a problem with the automatic Management Pack discovery, remember to use the Universal Discovery method via the Manual PowerShell script.

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BeanSpy: WebSphere Application Server JMXQuery to list deployed applications

If you are running WebSphere, here are a few quick steps to validating the BeanSpy installation. Once you have deployed BeanSpy to a web application server, the next step is to see that it works.  While look at the /Stats or /Stats/Info is a nice cross-platform solution, sometimes you want to know what is running…

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Howto: Monitor EJBs with BeanSpy in SCOM 2012 on WebSphere 6.1

By simply taking yesterday’s post and applying the match of judicious copy-n-paste methodology: may I present a MP for managing EJBs for WebSphere 6.1. All of the caveats regarding support (or rather lack thereof) and this is for information use apply.  🙂 Finally, the MP presented uses the debug product key and targets SCOM 2012…

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Howto: Monitor EJBs with BeanSpy in SCOM 2012 on JBoss 5

Out-of-the-box, EJB discovery and monitoring are not supported by the SCOM 2012 JEE MPs (http://blogs.technet.com/b/random_happy_dev_thoughts/archive/2012/04/18/system-center-operations-manager-scom-2012-released.aspx).  That said, there is nothing to preclude a customer to write their own management pack for doing so.  In this blog post I will detail how one could do this for JBoss 5. Introduction Please note that this is provided…

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Extending Discovery Of Java Applications in SCOM 2012

The solution to monitoring JEE Application Servers and Applications in SCOM 2012 is a good starting point, but sometimes you may want to do more.  The good news is that the structure of theses MPs are extendable and this blog post will detail how to do that. For instance, let’s suppose that I am a…

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BeanSpy: JBoss Application Server JMXQuery to list deployed applications

IF you are running JBoss, here are a few quick steps to validating the BeanSpy installation. Once you havedeployed BeanSpy to a web application server, the next step is to see that it works.  While look at the /Stats or /Stats/Info is a nice cross-platform solution, sometimes you want to know what is running on…

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Health service should not generate data about this managed object ( Microsoft.JEE.ApplicationServer.Instance ) [aka SCOM Discovery of JEE Application Server (Tomcat/JBoss/WebLogic/WebSphere) fails]

A new feature of SCOM 2012 is the support for discovery and monitoring of JEE Application Servers (Tomcat/JBoss/WebLogic/WebSphere).  For the discovery process to work properly, the Agent Proxy must be enabled for each Agent computer. Failure to do will result critical alerts within the SCOM Console Agent proxy not enabled.  The alert description will be…

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