I am a big fan of smart solutions and approaches. Today I had one of these moments which I really liked. I was going to update a SCOM 2012 environment to SCOM 2012 SP1. Because the customer only had Thin Clients, which basically only provide an RDP client, it was somewhat limited with tools available. […]
I experienced in a relatively small environment that the Discovery Wizard in SCOM 2012 is running forever. I rejected some pending agents which were discovered properly but stayed in a “Installation in progress” state. After I rejected these agents and wanted to re-discover these servers the Discovery Wizard kept runnig forever.
Few month ago, Microsoft released management packs for monitoring open source software like Apache HTTP Server or MySQL databases. In this post I would like to have an overview of monitoring Apache web server. So far there have not been many free options to actually monitor this web server, although it is a very common […]