Microsoft just released the new Operations Manager 2012 Sizing Helper Tool. There was a similar Tool (basically it is an Excel sheet) for SCOM 2007 R2. But now there is also some guidance on Best Practices Disk Configuration, SQL Temp DB, High Availability and Network Monitoring. This tool can be found here .
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.
During my Discussion Panel: Monitoring, Insights & Analytics together with my buddy MVP Kevin Greene at Experts Live Europe in Berlin, we mostly spent time discussing concerns about upgrading to SCOM 2016. A lot attendees were interested what are possible pitfalls, what are the experiences from the field and what is possibly the best upgrade […]