Configuration Management Pack Troubleshooting

SCOM 2012 – Fixing SLA Dashboard Weird ID Naming Problem

Some time ago, while doing some distributed applications and SLA dashboards I encountered a problem in the SLA dashboard. Instead of displaying the full readable name of the objects there were partially some ID’s from the management pack displayed. I usually install an English Windows Server operating system and also the English version of the […]

Configuration Management Pack Script

SCOM 2012 – Import Multiple Management Packs (Import-SCOMManagementPack)

There are maybe certain situation where you need to import multiple management packs using the “Import-SCOMManagementPack” command. How do you accomplish that? It is easy! Because the command is taking care of the dependencies we just have to provide ALL of the needed management packs in an array. In my example I want to import […]

Management Pack Troubleshooting

Visio Management Pack Designer – “The dependencies for this management pack cannot be located”

This year Microsoft released the Visio Management Pack Designer (VMPD) a tool to design and create SCOM management packs using Visio. Basically it is a plug-in for Visio 2010 SP1 which adds management pack “stencils” and after the design process you are able to check for errors and then compile the “drawing” into a management […]