SCOM 2012 Virtual Labs – Explore SCOM 2012

Here a short blog post just in case you didn’t know. Microsoft has created a virtual lab for SCOM 2012 it is called “System Center 2012 Operations Manager: Infrastructure and Application Performance Monitoring” . There you are able to explore Dashboards, Application Monitoring and Network Monitoring. The good point is you have access to more […]


SCOM 2012 Maintenance Mode Script – Computer maintenance mode depending on SCCM 2012 collection membership

Maintenance mode is always something you are facing during System Center setups. Let’s say you have a SCCM administrator who want’s to deploy it’s Windows updates on a certain day e.g. Tuesday @ 08.00 p.m. o’clock, and he also decides to reboot each server forcefully after successful deployment. Because we (SCOM administrators) have to find […]


SCOM 2012 Agent Discovery – The user does not have sufficient permission to perform the operation

In SCOM 2007 R2 during the installation process you were ask to enter a SCOM administrator group. This group was automatically added in the SCOM console to Administration/User Roles/Profile: Administrator/Operations Manager Administrators. In SCOM 2012 per default the server local BUILTIN\Administrators group will be added. So far so good. If you decide to remove this […]


Not monitored Domain Controllers still showing under Windows Computers – Active Directory MP DiscoverAgentOnly

If you are monitoring Active Directory in a multi-domain environment you might only want to monitor certain domain controller because you don’t have the administrative sovereignty nor any permission to access the other systems.In that case you probably installed the SCOM agents to your domain controllers and imported the Active Directory management pack. If so […]