Tag Archives: MP

Migrating/Restoring SCOM Notification Subscriptions

This doesn’t come up often, but every once in a while there is a need to move notification subscriptions from one SCOM Management Group to another. There is also the occasional instance where every once in a while after an … 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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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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Exporting Sealed SCOM 2012 Management Packs to XML

In SCOM 2012 it is very easy to export your sealed Management Packs to xml format. Just fire up the Operations Manager Shell and use the following  powershell command: Get-SCManagementPack | Export-SCManagementPack -Path “C:\ExportMP” NOTE:-The directory c:\ExportMP must exist otherwise change it to … 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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Hide MPs from SCOM 2012 console

The attached guide shows you how to hide sealed management packs, it also shows you how to hide unsealed management packs from the SCOM 2012 console for all console users whilst leaving them usable. Hide Management Pack

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Find out what MP a group belongs to

A quick way to determine what management pack a group belongs via the console is as follows:- Open Authoring tab Click on Groups and find the group you are looking for Double click on the group and choose override (NOTE:-Do not … Continue reading

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Greenmachine Management Pack

Stumbled across this fantastic Greenmachine MP created by Cameron Fuller and had to  post about it on this blog. The origin webpage is:- http://blogs.catapultsystems.com/cfuller/archive/2010/09/20/why-cant-i-just-highlight-a-server-and-reset-its-health-to-green-using-green-machine-as-a-console-task.aspx Basically the MP utilises the greenmachine tool and adds tasks to your SCOM console so you … Continue reading

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MP Viewer Tool

MPViewer is a utility that displays rules, monitors, views, tasks, console tasks, and reports. It also shows you the knowledge associated with the particular management pack item. It was created by Boris Yanushpolsky whose blog is listed under the SCOM … Continue reading

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