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19th Apr 2014

Find OpenSSL files with SCOM (Heartbleed)

OpenSSL for Windows are two DLL files which could be installed on some of your windows servers. The two files are: libssl32.dll or libssl64.dll and I am not saying these should be removed – but perhaps updated.   Powershell Script You could find the two files either by a powershell script like this one: – […]

Category: Powershell, SCOM, SCOM R2 Installation, VBScript  |  Comment

28th Jan 2014

Upgrading to SCOM 2012 R2

Over the past months I have collected a number of “pitfalls” when upgrading to R2 – please be sure to have a backup before you start and check the following before you begin upgrading to SCOM 2012 R2 Installation Account must be a member of the local administrators group on: a. SQL Server (both in […]

Category: Operations Manager 2012 R2, SCOM  |  1 Comment

18th Jan 2014

Nordic Infrastructure Conference 2014

Conference done = everybody’s happy about hopefully new and good knowledge – I did two sessions – One called Be a Hero another one called Create a ScomBot in Azure – Unfortunately they didnt record them – But I have attached both Slideshows to this blog. Agenda for Be a Hero: Introduction to Services Ready […]

Category: Cloud Services, Operations Manager 2012 R2  |  1 Comment

30th Dec 2013

Visualization – Put SLA on a Group

A group in SCOM contains anything: Servers, websites, databases and/or network devices. Normally you are using the group to do views, overrides, disables or as base for notification. But a nice feature is to visualize this Group objects in a way where you are able to do a Rollup of all the objects in the […]

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11th Dec 2013

See overrides for a period

Ever wondered the best way to see which overrides created in your Management Group the last 7 days? This solution is pretty easy: 1. Click My Workspace 2. RightClick and click New.Overrides Summary View 3. Add conditions and give it a name 4. Here you go – Overrides for the last week:   Have a […]

Category: Operations Manager 2012 R2  |  2 Comments

25th Oct 2013

Autogrowth Setting in SCOM 2012 R2 are pretty static

After running System Center Operations Manager 2012 R2 for a week, I began getting these errors: Ops DB Free Space Low – And amazingly the default setting on the Operations Manager database are Autogrowth = None, which will work in a production environment for about 17 minuttes. So remember to change this when you do […]

Category: Operations Manager 2012 R2, SCOM R2 Installation  |  2 Comments

22nd Mar 2013

SCOM 2012 R2 – Advanced Operations Manager Training

The new instructor led training (Now in R2) are ready and scheduled. I have scheduled training in both US, Norway, Sweden and Denmark. So please contact me or one of the training centers about this training. If you have questions to the content or want more information – please send me an email. kra@coretech.dk And […]

Category: Operations Manager 2012, SCOM  |  1 Comment

9th Mar 2013

Running Tasks with PowerShell and $ID$

Whenever you want to run a Task against an Alert, its so easy to use the $ID$ variable: Create the powershell script c:\scripts\UpdAlert.ps1 with at least the following lines: Param($ID) Import-module OperationsManager GET-SCOMAlert –id “$ID” | SET-SCOMAlert –TicketID ‘100’ –ResolutionState 249 And create the following Task: Stay on one of your Alerts and Run the […]

Category: Alerts, Operations Manager 2007, Operations Manager 2012  |  Comment

24th Jan 2013

Slides from NIC 2013 in Oslo – 2/2

Thank you all for the huge show up in Oslo at this year NIC, my second session was about Management Packs and Tools for Operations Manager 2012. Please download the slides if you did forget something… Download Slides Download Slides Have a great NIC Kåre

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24th Jan 2013

Slides from NIC 2013 in Oslo

Thank you all for the huge show up in Oslo at this year NIC, my first session was about Implementing not Installing Operations Manager 2012. Please download the slides if you did forget something…   Download Slides Implement SCOM 2012 Have a great NIC Kåre

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