Monthly Archives: November 2011

SCOM: Automatically Starting Maintenance Mode When Servers are Rebooted for Patching

Some very interesting ideas and I think really encompasses the shortcomings of MM in SCOM especially in Enterprise deployments where tools simply do not suffice. I have used info from both links and adapted for current environment. I am just … Continue reading

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SCOM – Alert parameter summary

SCOM – Alert parameter summary Thanks Very Useful via SCOM – Alert parameter summary. Also for Repeat Alert Variables use the following as they documented referenced does not work for those. EventDisplayNumber (Event ID):              $Data/Context/Context/DataItem/EventDisplayNumber$ EventDescription (Description):                $Data/Context/Context/DataItem/EventDescription$ Publisher Name … Continue reading

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SCOM Alerts with Repeat Counts SQL Query

Run this SQl Query against your Operations Manager DB to retrieve Alerts and the repeat counts. Just replace the Resolution= 0 with the correct Resolution state. SELECT RepeatCount, COUNT(*) AS NumAlertsWithRepeatCount FROM Alert WHERE ResolutionState =0 AND RepeatCount > 0 … Continue reading

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Edit Company Knowledge In SCOM

Edit Company Knowledge In SCOM Software requirements for the machine that you will be accessing and editing the Company Knowledge on Office Professional 2003 SP1 or higher, I used Office 2007 Standard edition and selected word only.  During the Office … Continue reading

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Ping Management Pack – Opslogix

Ping Management Pack – Opslogix. (Ops) Logix do a handful of great packs. One of which is free and very useful.Great for Unmanaged Network devices, Checking Client perspective response times to key WAN or Gateway addresses. The configuration is a … Continue reading

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