Category Archives: Agents

Powershell Script to Check SCOM Agents in Grey State.

Run this to see all agents that have a health service in Grey state.   $rootMS=”<RMSFQDN>” # Add operations manager snapin and connect to the root management server. add-pssnapin “Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.OperationsManager.Client”; set-location “OperationsManagerMonitoring::”; new-managementGroupConnection -ConnectionString:$rootMS; $WCC = get-monitoringclass -name “Microsoft.SystemCenter.Agent” $MO … Continue reading

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Agentless Monitoring and when to use it

http://www.networkworld.com/community/node/21174      

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Agent Install Issues

http://systemcentersolutions.wordpress.com/2009/07/09/typical-agent-install-issues/

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Agent Install The RPC Server is Unavailable

When installing an agent on Windows Server 2008 you may find that you get the following error The Operations Manager Server could not execute WMI Query “(null)” on computer <Computer Name>. Operation: Agent Install Install account: Domain\Username Error Code: 800706BA … Continue reading

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Watch the Health Service Private Bytes on SNMP Watcher Nodes..

When agent proxy systems are used for SNMP monitoring, the thresholds for the Health Service Private Bytes and Health Service Handle count should be overridden. The default values for agent systems are too low when the agent is proxying SNMP … Continue reading

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