Microsoft released the System Center Operations Manager 2012 Documentation Version 1.0. Authoring Guide for System Center 2012 – Operations Manager Deployment Guide for System Center 2012 – Operations Manager Operations Guide for System Center 2012 – Operations Manager System Center 2012 – Operations Manager Cmdlet Reference These guides can be found here .
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 .
While publishing part 3 I run into a problem which I would like to share. Two command which you might need… To get the LINUX agents version type: rpm -q scx To uninstall a LINUX agent type (logon as root): rpm -e scx So while I tried to deploy a LINUX agent I received the […]
In part 2 we prepared SCOM to get ready for monitoring LINUX. Now we need to deploy the agent. So let’s get started… Here an overview of the steps we need to take: Create monitoring account Modify sudoers file Discovery wizard Redeploy certificate
In part 1 we installed LINUX and now it is time to get SCOM 2012 ready for LINUX monitoring. There are several steps we need to do: Set up a Resource Pool Import the management packs Setup name resolution Configure the RunAs accounts Assign the RunAs accounts to profiles.
This time I wanted to try LINUX monitoring using SCOM 2012. It has been a long time since I used to setup a LINUX system and it took me a short time to remember all the basic commands. Although you don’t need that much shell hacking but it always helps if you know at least […]
In this article I would like to share some SQL Server performance tuning tricks which will give an extra boost to your System Center infrastructure. I will focus on SQL Server 2008 R2 as this is the latest SQL Server edition. My attempt was to create a generic tuning guide for System Center but because […]
Kevin Holman has postet a valuable summary of permissions needed in SCOM. It is about accounts needed and customizing the SCOM console! Great article! You will find it here.
Mostly I try to post my own content, but sometimes we have to blog about great things… Boris Yanushpolsky has re-compiled his tools for SCOM 2012. Great! Here the blog post from Daniele Muscetta. Tool: MPViewer 1.9The previous version 1.7 (that works with OpsMgr 2007 and 2007 R2) was released here. Version 1.9 has been […]
Maybe you face a situation where you must install a SCOM agent on a Windows server core e.g. Hyper-V host. Let’s assume the server core is in a different forest and in the target forest you don’t have a gateway server in place. This means you have to get a certificate for each machine/agent and […]