Monitoring machines using Certificates with Operations Manager 2007 R2 – Part 2

In part 1, we discussed scenarios where we can use certificates to monitor SCOM. Also we configure certificate template for SCOM. In this part we will use certificates for gateway servers and deploy it. At the end we will also have steps to monitor machines in WORKGROUP. Download and Import trusted Root (CA) Certificate Open…

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Monitoring machines using Certificates with Operations Manager 2007 R2 – Part 1

  In this series of two blogs, we will discuss about monitoring machines in non-trusted domain. In part one we will discuss about scenarios to use certificates and configuring certificate template for SCOM. In part two, we will talk about installation, approval of gateway servers and configuring monitoring for Workgroup machines. Kerberos or Certificates System…

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Network Monitoring using System Center Operations Manager 2012

Today we will discuss about another out of box feature in OM 2012 – Network monitoring.You can monitor physical routers and switches their ports, interfaces, VLAN memberships etc. We have some default reports for networking like Interface Traffic volume, Packet Analysis. Also we have Dashboards for network devices like Network node Dashboard and Network Vicinity….

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Active Directory tasks failing for 2008/2008R2 Servers in SCOM 2007 R2

Recently, I deployed Active Directory Management pack (version 6.0.7065.0) in my SCOM 2007 R2 environment. To check health of one of my domain controller (2008R2), I tried to run DCDIAG task from SCOM console and I got the error below. I tried launching other AD related tasks from my SCOM Console like repadmin, netdom and…

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System Center Operations Manager 2012 Dashboards part 2

In part 1 of this series, we discussed about terminology used in dashboards and created a performance widget. In this part 2, we will create state and alert widgets. In the end we will have our Grid Layout ready with all the three widgets. We will also touch on integration of dashboards with SharePoint. So…

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System Center Operations Manager 2012 Dashboards 1

System Center Operations Manager 2012 has some exciting features out of box like Networking Monitoring, Application monitoring and Dashboards. We will cover Dashboards in series of two blogs. In the first blog we will talk about terminology of dashboards and create a performance widget. In the second blog, we will create state and alert widgets….

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System Center Operations Manager 2012 Setup

Technorati Tags: System Center Operations Manager,2012,setup,installation System Center Operations Manager 2012 , has significant changes in setup. Setup in 2012 has become simpler and installation has become easier. First thing to be installed is a Management server. Also Operational database and data warehouse are created during setup. You can download Beta version of SCOM 2012…

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