SCOM console crash FIX due to October security patches KB 3192392 is released!

Hi all, if you have problems with the SCOM console crashing (regardless of OS) after installing the October 2016 security patches and the following event logged in the Application event log on the affected computer, you will be looking for this fix. Faulting application name: Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.Monitoring.Console.exe, version: 7.1.10226.1177, time stamp: 0x5697e092 Faulting module name: ntdll.dll, version:…


[SCOM] Agent installation/upgrade Error 25211 Failed to install performance counters

If you have some servers where the SCOM Agent is either failing to install or get upgraded (with or without the NOAPM switch) with the following error: „Error 2511. Failed to install performance Counters.. Error Code -2147024809 (Wrong Parameters)” and in the installation log following error “InstallPerfCountersLib: InstallHealthServicePerfCounters() failed . Error Code: 0x80070057. ” you…


[Orchestrator] Orchestration Console and Web Service are not working anymore

If you have the problem that the Orchestration Console and Web Service cannot be opened and the following error is logged: The server encountered an error processing the request. The exception message is ‘An error occurred while executing the command definition. See the inner exception for details.’. See server logs for more details. The exception stack…


[SCOM] SDK error with Visio Web Part (in Sharepoint)

Symptoms You are using a Visio Diagram which accesses a SCOM datasource from a web part published in Sharepoint (2010/2013) and get the following message: “The sdk service is either not running or not yet initialized”. Opening the Visio with Visio on premise however works and you don`t have any errors logged in Sharepoint or in…


[SCOM] Health Service Private Bytes and Handle Count leak on physical Management Server

Hello! If you experience sporadical restarts of the HealthService on physical Management Servers after installing  .NET 4.5.2 you should check how high the counters Health Service Private Bytes and Handle Count actually get. Chances are that even if you double the threshold values for these two counter you will still get the issue. This situation…


[SCOM] Cross Forest Authentication for Reporting Services

Hello all, I`m sure a lot of enterprise customers have hit this, where basically you are unable to access SCOM Reporting from across a forest trust. So for example you have User A in a forest in domain A and User B in a separate forest in domain B. Between the domains is a one…


[Orch] Slow Logon for each running policymodule on a runbook server

Hi.   I`m not going to describe this issue very detailed, because it`s very hard to reproduce even if you have a lot of runbooks. Basically what you will see is that each PolicyModule.exe process running can delay the Logon process with ~1 minute if Monitor Date/Time Activity is used in each runbook. So the more runbooks you…


[SCOM] UNIX/Linux Run As Account settings for multiple DMZ, different resource pools

Hello all, I observed that this topic is lacking some explanations on how to configure different run as accounts for each DMZ zone when using linux/unix monitoring. If the targeting is wrong you will get an error like: Log Name:      Operations ManagerSource:        Cross Platform ModulesEvent ID:      4113Task Category: NoneLevel:         ErrorKeywords:      ClassicUser:          N/AComputer:      ComputerNameDescription:The account for the UNIX/Linux Action Run As…


[SM] Cross-Forest AD-Connector is not doing the synchronization anymore after UR7 update

Hi, if you have installed Update Rollup 7 (ver7.5.3079.448) for System Center 2012 R2 Service Manager and have observed that Cross-Forest AD-Connector is not doing the synchronization anymore and fails with one of the following exception:   1. Data synchronization failed by <Connector Name>.Importer.ADGroups.ADConnector.0c26f53710034ff7865b5dab6cfeec59.:Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.ServiceManager.Connector.AD.DataConnectorAD.Exception type:ConnectorExceptionException message:createBatchInfoForRealSource failed . Exception type:ArgumentExceptionException message:No valid domain controller detected.. 2. Data synchronization…


[SCOM] What new workloads would you like SCOM 2016 to monitor?

SCOM offers management packs for almost all Microsoft server workloads and many Non-Microsoft server workloads such as Linux OS, Unix OS, Apache, MySQL, etc. What other workloads (Including Non-Microsoft) would you like to see SCOM supporting monitoring in the future? -> Fill out this survey: