Once in a time there comes the question about the encryption key in SCOM 2012 (SP1). Older SCOM administrators were used to backup their SCOM encryption key using the SecureStorageBackup.exe utility in SCOM 2007 R2. This encryption key is essential for restoring a SCOM 2007 R2 RMS server. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc540390.aspx The root management server encryption key […]
About 1 month after RTM SCOM 2012 receives its first update package. There is a detailed update description and a list with fixed issues. Also the update process is far more easier than we are used to good old times. You can find the KB article here and download here.
My colleague and I have been developing runbooks for the past couple of month for automating business services. During this time we have written close to two hundred runbooks. Key application in triggering the runbooks is System Center Service Manager (SCSM) in conjunction with Cireson’s SMA Connector. This works great up to the past month […]