I had a requirement to have some sort of tool to easily enable and disable subscriptions and also close alerts in one shot. Of course my first thought was to use PowerShell, but soon I figured out that there is a lack of functionality. If you try to disable and enable a subscription you will […]
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 […]
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.