When System Center Operations Manager 2012 R2 was released, the SCOM agent name changed to Microsoft Monitoring Agent. Almost at the same time Microsoft released a standalone version of this agent called also Microsoft Monitoring Agent (MMA). Currently is a preview version of Microsoft Monitoring Agent UR1 available for download. But what does that mean […]
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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 […]