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12th Apr 2016

Example of setting up a custom monitor in SCOM with a Powershell Script – Monitor NIC teams in SCOM

In this blogpost, I’ll run through an example of how to configure a monitor from the ground up, going through every step, for making a monitor in Powershell for SCOM. It’s a very basic script, but it have a value we measure on, so you have all the basic building blocks. But first… What time […]

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7th Feb 2016

FTP / SFTP monitor for SCOM

In this post we’ll make a script for a FTP / SFTP monitor that can monitor the FTP/SFTP status, by doing the following operations: -Log in -Upload a file -Download a file -Delete the file Since Powershell doesn’t have any built-in ftp support I was looking for some alternatives, and since I use WinSCP normally […]

Category: Home, Operations Manager 2012 R2, Powershell, SCOM, Scripting  |  5 Comments

25th Jan 2016

Silent install Java 8 Update 71 and 72 with SCCM

In my last post about silent / unattended installation of Java 8 Update 66, we followed the new guidelines for how to install Java 8 silently by Oracle. The problem with that method is that it works when you try to run your script locally with administrator privileges it will work fine, but when you […]

Category: Configuration Manager, Home, Scripting, Software distribution, Software Updates, Tips and tricks, Windows Installer / MSI  |  15 Comments

18th Dec 2015

December 18th: Unattended Java 8 update 66 installation

This is a request we often get from our customers as Oracle often updates Java. This blogpost takes the newest version of Java 8 as an example, and on this date (December 18th) it’s Java Version 8 Update 66. Through the different updates the installation method has changed, but the general idea is the same, […]

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