Category Archives: SCOM Agents

Manual Install of Scom Agent on Domain Controllers

If you wish to manually install the scom agent on a domain controller you need to also manually install the OOMADS component. OOMADS is an additional piece of software that enables the SCOM Agent to fully utilise the AD MP … Continue reading

Posted in SCOM Agents | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Domain Controllers greyed out in SCOM 2012

If you push the SCOM agent out to a domain controller and find that they show up greyed out in the SCOM 2012 console here is something you should do to try and fix:- Logon to the DC that is … Continue reading

Posted in SCOM Agents | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ports required for Agent push from console

If you need to deploy the SCOM agent from your console that is in a DMZ but the server is still in the same domain as your SCOM management server and can establish Kerberos authentication then you will need to … Continue reading

Posted in SCOM Agents | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Export all agents, version and patch level to csv file

Here is a handy line of powershell which will produce a csv file with the hostname, the agent version and the agent patch list i.e. UR3 etc Get-scomagent|select name, version, patchlist |export-csv -notype c:\agentpatchlist.csv NOTE:-You will need the SCOM powershell … Continue reading

Posted in SCOM Agents | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Change Agents to Remotely Manageable

Scom agents that have been installed manually will register as not Remotely Manageable, you may have had issues deploying the agent via the push method from the console so have been forced to do a manual install. IMPORTANT NOTE:- DO … Continue reading

Posted in SCOM Agents | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

System Center Management Health Service Unloaded System Rule(s)

Recently came across this critical alert in my scom console:- This was fixed by stopping the healthservice (System Center Management service) Delete the health service state folder C:\Program Files\System Center Operations Manager 2007\Health Service State Finallly start the healthservice (System … Continue reading

Posted in SCOM Agents | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Fatal Error During Installation when trying to remove SCOM agent

Came across this strange error when trying to remove the SCOM 2007 agent from a Windows 2003 Server using Add/Remove Programs option in the control panel:- Fatal Error During Installation Investigation revealed that the Workstation service on the server was set at Automatic but … Continue reading

Posted in SCOM Agents | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Error 25451 reported when trying to uninstall SCOM agent

Error 25451.Setup found that the Management Group registry configuration is corrupted. Error Code: -2147024894 (The system cannot find the file specified.)   NOTE:-Make sure you backup registy before making changes.   registy key is located under following path;   HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Products\ … Continue reading

Posted in SCOM Agents | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The management group configuration could not be saved

If you are trying to add a management group to an agent and get the following error:- (Agent Error) The management group configuration could not be saved Then this could be an indication that the management group info you are … Continue reading

Posted in SCOM Agents | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Agent Proxy Alert

ALERT:-Agent proxying needs to be enabled for a health service to submit discovery data about other computers. How do I resolve this Health Service Id to an Agent, so I can go ahead and enable Agent Proxying?  If you don’t … Continue reading

Posted in SCOM Agents | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment