Monthly Archives: October 2013

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.

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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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GSM Displaying Incorrect DNS Response Times

In May this year I discovered DNS Resolution Time problem which was taking around 4 seconds to resolve for GSM tests.  I raised a case with Microsoft who instructed me to enable a VS web test to help diagnose  however … Continue reading

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Testing Management Packs

Given the testing of MP’s is crucial when you are implementing a new MP or you want to test your alerting following an MP review. I recommend you get your hands on MP Event Analyzer as this tool as is … Continue reading

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