Kåre Rude Andersen's Blog

"OpsMgr or SCOM - Now its OMS"

8th Nov 2012

New Application/Tool to create Health Rollups of groups, Classes and Distributed Applications

In the past couple of years I have seen how companies are dealing with presenting their Services, Distributed Applications, Multi-Tired Applications; Many names for the same object. This Diagram Creation has often been a bit difficult, either you could create a group and use the group in Distributed Apps, which could give you a possibility […]

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2nd Oct 2012

Naming Conventions in SCOM 2012

During many Operations Manager installations at customers two things really struck me – the lack of naming conventions and good coffee – You guys have really good coffee machines which for sure make a consultant daily life easier and even better. Back to Naming Conventions – SCOM is just easier to maintain when you have […]

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19th Sep 2012

System Center Operations Manager 2012 Agent installation failed on a HP EVA Management server

If you are having trouble to install your SCOM Agent on a server where you have installed the HP eva management tools, Insight Manager etc. – first try to stop the Pegasus WMI Mapper – it seams like there are some kind of exclusive locks on WMI from the Open Pegasus WMI Mapper – which […]

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15th Aug 2012

Firewall rules for a SCOM Management Server

Want to keep the local firewall on your management sevrers and the SQL? Use the following commands to open what you need – Remember to run these the commands on each Management Server in the Resource pool you use for network monitoring.   On the SQL Server: Run this at the SQL Server who is […]

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11th Jul 2012

Major issue with SCOM Install or “My SDK Data Service is not starting”

If you already have installed Operations Manager 2012 – Then Microsoft has a resolution: http://blogs.technet.com/b/momteam/archive/2012/06/28/kb-the-system-center-data-access-service-fails-to-start-after-applying-kb2677070.aspx For installation use the workaround In a couple of SCOM 2012 Installations I have now recieved an exeption when the installation tries to start the services, and the installation is rolled back. This seams to be after one of the newly […]

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26th Jun 2012

A New XML Connector for SCOM 2012

I know it – Orchestrator is the tool everyone should use to export/Import Alerts from Operations Manager 2012 SDK and of course there is a reason of why Microsoft does not deliver a connector as they did with 2007. Last week one of my customers ask about a solution they could use until they build […]

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21st May 2012

SCOM 2012 and errors with Regional Settings (other than english)

I remember when I started my IT carrier at the European Union, every time we met up in Bruxelles we were divided into three groups a German, a French and an English spoken. But we still got an translated paper copy from the meeting in our own language (Danish). So all the meetings was translated […]

Category: Operations Manager 2012  |  8 Comments

3rd Apr 2012

Adding the Product ID to your Operations Manager 2012 (SCOM 2012)

Just returned from a customer where we installed the Final Realease of Operations Manager downloaded from Microsoft Volume License Service Center. After the installation we checked the About window in the Help Menu and as you can see from below it stated that we installed a Eval edition… To enter your license key so you […]

Category: Operations Manager 2012  |  21 Comments

9th Jan 2012

How to make Operations Manager 2012 RC (SCOM 2012) Fault Tolerance

This solution have been tested with the RC Release – it could be changed in the Final Release. Last week I had an interesting case at a customer – they have a need of making the OpsMgr 2012 RC installation completely Fault tolerance – both the Operator console, Web console and report service need to […]

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28th Dec 2011

ERROR EventID 26319 when upgrading to Operations Manager 2012

  One very importent thing to check BEFORE you upgrade is the log file environment for your Operations Manager database, Please check the log size and the possibility to expand it along with the installation. Unfortunately is did cost me a couple of hours because of a Database where Autogrowth was disabled. Beside the Error […]

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