Category Archives: SCOM 2012 SP1

Clear the Health Service cache on a Scom Mgmt server

You can run the following task on a Management Server when the Management Server is not functional, a restart has not fixed the problem, and you have exhausted other troubleshooting options. In the Monitoring workspace, expand Operations Manager and then … Continue reading

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Monitoring Office 365 with SCOM

Attached is a guide doc written by Waleed Mostafa (MVP) that decribes the steps you need to undertake to Monitor Office 365 with SCOM 2012 SP1 through to SCOM 2016 SCOM Monitoring Office 365 OTHER OBSERVATIONS WORTHY OF NOTE As … Continue reading

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SCOM Reporting Guide

Attached is the Savision SCOM Reporting ebook in pdf format. This ebook is full of tips and best practices when using the SCOM reporting feature. Savision – SCOM Reporting Guide – Tips and Best Practices  

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Good report to run when tuning scom

Often you need to find out what rules or monitors are consuming space in your SCOM Management Group. A very handy report to run is in the System Center Core Monitoring Reports called Data Volume by Workflow and Instance The … Continue reading

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Tracking SCOM overrides

There is an easy way to view a list of all overrides, see recent changes, view details, and even compare the ‘Default Value’ to the ‘Override Value’. The simplest way to accomplish this is by creating an “Overrides Summary View” … Continue reading

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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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System Center Management service paused on management server

I recently had an issue whereby the System Center Management service was periodically pausing on one of my SCOM management servers fro no apparent reason. I couldn’t figure out why this was happening until I discovered informational Event id 1217 … Continue reading

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Alerts still being generated after maintenance mode invoked

This issue could be caused due to the following reason: – The object that was put into Maintenance Mode is not generating the actual alert. To verify this, right-click “Active Alerts” view on the Operations Manager console and select “Personalize … Continue reading

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Network Monitoring SNMP Trap port is already in use by another program

If you see the following alert in your SCOM console:- Network Monitoring SNMP Trap port is already in use by another program You can troubleshoot as follows:- For SCOM MonitoringHost.exe should be using port 162 So what claimed the SNMP … Continue reading

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Install SNMP Windows Feature and Configure SNMP in SCOM 2012

The link below will direct you to a document which shows you how to install the SNMP feature on a windows server and then configure SCOM 2012 monitoring using SNMP https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bzl3QJW8U1j-SEw0WUJsWGlhWE0/view?usp=sharing

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