Tag Archives: alerts

Command channels not feeding alert info into custom EventLog

Environment= SCOM 2016  Management Servers=Windows Server 2016 Had an issue recently where I had created custom scom command channels to write custom alert information into a custom event log that I had created and it was not working. Full path … Continue reading

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Domain Controllers still generating alerts after being put into maintenance mode

A colleague of mine was doing some work on DC’s so put them into maintenance mode via the scom console, he was perplexed to discover that the DC’s started to generate alerts when he started work on them. Why did … Continue reading

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Open Alerts but Health Explorer shows Healthy

On occasions you can run into a situation where SCOM shows open alerts in the console (with a warning or error condition), but  when you open Health Explorer it shows that the monitored object is actually Healthy!?? Here’s a quick … 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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Not seeing alerts in custom Closed Alerts view

I  configured a view for all Closed Alerts in my SCOM console using the criteria Show data related to Object, Show data contained in a specific group (All), with specific resolution state with Closed (255) resolution Recently a colleague was … Continue reading

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SQL Query to report on how many times a particular alert has triggered

Here is a very useful SQL Query that you can use to determine how many times a particular alert has fired, when it fired and what host it fired on. Open up Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio on your Datawarehouse … 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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How to find out who closed an alert

If you go to “Closed Alerts” view, right click the view, select personalize. There you can add the “Resolved by” to the view and you will be able to see the user who closed the alert, anything resolved by OpsMgr … Continue reading

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Get Alerts for a specific host

This handy powershell one liner will retrieve all SCOM alerts for a specific host and output them to a CSV file:- get-alert -criteria ‘NetbiosComputerName = ”ComputerHostname”’| export-csv c:\alert.csv NOTE:-It won’t show you any alerts that have been groomed out of … Continue reading

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Extract Alerts to csv file according to resolution state and severity

Powershell to extract alerts and put them in a csv file according to resolution state and severity. Values to use…….. Resolution State              Severity Values for Alerts 0       =   New                          0 = INFORMATIONAL 255   =   Closed                      1 = WARNING                                                   2=  … Continue reading

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