SCOM 2012 R2 UR9 is now released!!!!!!!!

Here is the link to view the UR   Issues that are fixed in this update rollup Operations Manager SharePoint workflows fail with an access violation under APMA certain sequence of the events may trigger an access violation in APM code when it tries to read data from the cache during the Application Domain unload….


SCOM 2012 R2 UR7 is now released!!!!!

Here is the link to view the UR Issues that are fixed in this update rollup Operations Manager The home page link in the Web Console Noscript.aspx file is vulnerable to cross-site scripting (XSS) A security vulnerability exists in the Web Console for System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager that could allow elevation of privilege…


Task to restart SCOM Health Service

I know many of us have always wanted a task where you were able to restart the SCOM Health service from the console.  Unfortunately this doesn't exist…until now! 🙂 I have tried in other posts to get this to work but I am sure as many of you know when you try to restart the…


SCOM 2012 R2 UR6 is now released!!!

Updates for Operations Manager in this release: The "Remove-DisabledClassInstance" Windows PowerShell command times out without completing The cmdlet takes lots of time to complete in large SCOM installations and sometimes times out without completing its work. This is fixed by optimizing the query that is used for deletion.  Duplicate closed alerts The Find option in a…


SCOM 2012 R2 UR4 is now released!!!

UR4 is out and here are the fixes: Issues that are fixed in this update rollup Issue 1It takes many minutes for the Microsoft.Windows.CheckNTServiceStateMonitorType function to determine that the service is down. Issue 2An attempt to apply sensitivity rules fails, and you receive the following error message: The monitoring configuration contains errors and cannot be applied….


Exchange 2013 Management Pack

All, GOOD NEWS!!!!! A new version of the SCOM Management Pack for Exchange 2013 is released! EXCHANGE 2013 Management Pack This contains new performance rules and views here are some below to give an idea of what comes with: Collecting performance data for Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 components This Management Pack collects following performance metrics: Exchange…


SCOM 2012 R2 UR3 is out!!!

Here is the link: Here are the fixes: A deadlock condition occurs when a database is connected after an outage. You may experience this issue may when one or more HealthServices services in the environment are listed as Unavailable after a database goes offline and then comes back online. The Desktop console crashes after exception…


Schedule SCOM Maintenance Mode with Orchestrator

Hello, I was working with a customer when the need to schedule their maintenance was brought up.  As we all know this is a very sore spot for SCOM that we cannot do!  We had the great idea of using Orchestrator to do the dirty work for us as long as our customers filled out…