Monitoring SCOM Management Servers and Gateways using PowerShell

In this blog I will explain how you can monitor your SCOM Management Servers and Gateways using PowerShell. One of the most important task of a SCOM administrator, in fact the most important task, is to keep the Management Servers and Gateways highly available. There are chances that something will go wrong with them and…


SCOM Management Server grayed out with event description “A module of type “System.DataSubscriber” reported an error 0x80FF0003″

Posts in this blog are provided “AS IS” with no warranties, and confers no rights. Use of included script samples are subject to the terms specified in the Terms of UseAre you interested in having a dedicated engineer that will be your Microsoft representative.   Let me start with something generic. My Management Server is…


Unable to access library share from VMM Management Server

If you try to access the file share of the VMM Library Share from the Management Server you might encounter the below exception. I have seen the behavior in SCVMM 2016 and SCVMM 1801.     It is strange as I am logged in as an administrator(DOM50446\Administrator) and I installed VMM Management Server with the…


PowerShell script to get UR version of all SCOM 2012 R2 Component

Applies To: System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager The attached PowerShell script will fetch the Update Rollup on all your Management Servers, console installed on all the MS, WebConsole, Report Server. Few Points to keep in mind: 1. Read through the comments at the start of the script. 2. Run the script from any Management Server….


How to move Distributed Key Management(DKM) in VMM from one container to another

The details of Distributed Key Management(DKM) is available in the below TechNet article. Once you have installed the VMM Management Server and configured the DKM, it will keep on working fine until you decide to move your DKM to a different container. In case you or someone accidently moved the DKM to a different…


SCOM Cross Domain ACS Collector and Forwarder Configuration

SCOM ACS Collector and Forwarder configuration in the same domain is straight forward. However, there are a few additional steps to be configured if your ACS Collector and Forwarder are in different domain. Below is the TechNet article already available. However, I am providing more detailed steps with few tips and tricks.   Steps:…