Category Archives: Management Packs

Remove IIS servers from SCOM monitoring

In your environment you may have alot of Windows servers running IIS (Internet Information Services). Many of these servers do not need to have IIS monitoring enabled in SCOM because they are development or test servers that have their IIS … Continue reading

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Document all unsealed MP configuration using powershell

A quick way to document all unsealed management packs in your SCOM management group is by using powershell. The script available via the link below will output an html file in the same directory that the script is run from … Continue reading

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MP reference cleanup from unsealed MP

Stumbled upon this really cool stand alone powershell script by Tao Yang that removes obsolete references from unsealed SCOM management packs. link to script There is another version available by Matthew Dowst but the differences in the versions are as follows:- … Continue reading

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Importing the SharePoint MP into SCOM 2012

If you follow this guide you shouldn’t encounter any issues when installing the SharePoint 2010 MP into SCOM 2012 Pre-Requisites Ensure the following MPs are imported and healthy:- Windows OS – Same version as SharePoint IIS – Same version as … Continue reading

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The selected management pack cannot be deleted

I came across this scenario whereby I tried to delete a MP from my SCOM console via the usual methods but I got the following error message:-       After waiting a while it was obvious that the MP was … Continue reading

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Importing the Sharepoint 2010 MP

There has been a lot of questions surrounding the SharePoint 2010 Management Pack when importing to a System Center Operations Manager 2012 Environment. The trick is to get all the correct permissions: AD Account to associate as SharePoint Run As, … Continue reading

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Updating your existing Management Packs

From the Administration node right click on Management Packs and choose Import Management Packs…           Click on Add then choose option to Add from catalog…         From the drop down field underneath View choose … Continue reading

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Close alerts generated by Rules from a specific MP

If you have lots of alerts generated by rules from a specific MP then you can use the following Powershell script to close them all. NOTE:-The example shown is for the Lync 2013 MP, you will need to change this … Continue reading

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Using groups to target overrides

When using groups to target your overrides you need to ensure that the group you create is in the same unsealed MP as your overrides or the overrides won’t work. Below is an explanation of how this works in more … Continue reading

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Get Exchange 2010 MP installed and working on SCOM 2012

Here is a simple guide to follow in order to get the Exchange 2010 MP installed and working on SCOM 2012 Get Exchange 2010 MP installed and working on SCOM 2012

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