ACS SDDL string gets trimmed after 4095 characters

In SCOM 2007 R2 and SCOM 2012/R2 the ACS SDDL string gets trimmed after 4095 characters. This is by design and can be overcome in SCOM versions greater then SCOM 2007 R2 CU6 by setting the following registry value on the ACS collectors:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\AdtServer\Parameters new -> MaxStringLength (DWORD)This parameter accepts values between 64 and 16777216. 


self signed certificates with SCOM- GW/Agents -no PKI

Hi all, I`ve saw some posts about this topic, however none of them really tell you how to achieve this behavior or if it even really works. So I`ve made a lab scenario where I wanted to set up my authentication not via Kerberos, but via certificates however without a PKI. This can be done by generating your…

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Service Manager: Exchange Connector crash ArgumentNullException for key

Hi, if you get a crash when trying to edit or open the exchange connector in the service manager console and that crash looks like System.Reflection.TargetInvocationException: Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation. —> System.Reflection.TargetInvocationException: Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation. —> System.Reflection.TargetInvocationException: Exception has been thrown by…

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Biztalk 2013 R2 MP is out!

Hello:) A long awaited MP is out, this let`s us monitor also Biztalk 2013 R2 servers:) Download it from here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-in/download/details.aspx?id=45884


Exchange 2013 discovery runs in timeout

Hi, short post about the Exchange 2013 Discovery:) Sometimes the discovery will run into a timeout gereating an event ID that looks like  Forced to terminate the following process started at XXXXX because it ran past the configured timeout 900 seconds.  Command executed: "C:\Windows\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe" -PSConsoleFile "C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V15\bin\exshell.psc1" -Command "& '"C:\Program Files\Microsoft Monitoring Agent\Agent\Health Service State\Monitoring…


CheckFirewallPort.vbs

Hi, If you get a false positive state change from the following monitor Server Service: Firewall Status Monitor http://mpwiki.viacode.com/default.aspx?g=posts&t=123853 be sure to check the user under which the File Services Run AS Account is configured and then check the locale on the agent. The underlying script for the monitor CheckFirewallPort.vbs is English dependent and any…


configuration is breaking every few hours with event ID 29181

Hi all! There is an issue that manifests with the following event ID: Event ID [29181]OpsMgr Management Configuration Service failed to execute 'SnapshotSynchronization' engine work item due to the following exception Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.ManagementConfiguration.DataAccessLayer.DataAccessException: Data access operation failed   at Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.ManagementConfiguration.DataAccessLayer.DataAccessOperation.ExecuteSynchronously(Int32 timeoutSeconds, WaitHandle stopWaitHandle) System.InvalidCastException: Specified cast is not valid.   at Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.ManagementConfiguration.CmdbOperations.ManagedEntitySnapshotReadOperation.ReadData(SqlDataReader reader) When you have an invalidcastexception…