In SCOM 2016 there is a new way to set maintenance mode on your agent machine itself. Microsoft released a module to set the maintenance mode on the agent server itself. It uses a library (MaintenanceMode.dll) to set maintenance mode parameters on your monitored server. This DLL can be found in the C:\Program Files\Microsoft Monitoring […]
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.
Sometimes it is necessary to store certain information in a (secure) way, like a connection string, which you might want to use in your PowerShell scripts. The scripts could be then used e.g for the Command Notification Channel. Let’s assume you need to connect to a foreign system and this system provides you with a […]