In this post here on possible cause why the discovery wizard could run forever. Last week I faced a situation where the discovery wizard for deploying Linux agents and for deploying windows agents didn’t work. The setup topology was 2 management servers SCOM 2012 and one dedicated SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 for the SCOM databases.
SCOM is a great tool for monitoring cross platform systems as for example Linux or other Unix derivate. Although Microsoft invested a lot in cross platform monitoring, one thing I am missing is a way for dynamic grouping Unix/Linux systems in SCOM. What is the problem? As you might know in SCOM you can create […]
A little pain in SCOM 2012 R2 was, that as soon you installed the UNIX/Linux management packs for your distribution all UNIX/Linux folders were discovered on the file system. This could be lead to a huge list of monitored directories e.g. /tmp, /var… which was not intended to be. To overcome this problem, you would […]