Free MP Authoring Tool

It’s Free! Works with all 2012 versions also. Thanks 

https://bridgeways.com/mp-author-landing-page

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Workaround for when the System Center Management service stops responding after an instance of SQL Server goes offline

For any instances of SCOM 2012 SP1, I would suggest implementing the workaround in the article  to ensure that management servers will resume communication with the databases as soon as possible, without intervention.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2913046

As suggested in the article, proceed with caution when modifying registry values.

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SCOMTypeView Rocks

This tool rocks. Downloads http://mpdb.azurewebsites.net/Home/Downloads

Just a really blinkin useful tool for MP Authors.

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Server Service Firewall Status – False Positive Alert

You can get False/Positive Alerts from  the Server OS  MP when the Firewall has once been enabled and since disabled.

Firewall FalsePositive

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GSM Header

This is the header GSM tests use. You can then strip this out of your web logs and or configure perimeter security where required

user_agent=System Center 2012 – Operations Manager 7.0.8561.0

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