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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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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SCO 2012 – SCOM 2012: Best Practice – Monitor alert and restart a service

I know that SCOM can restart the service automatically, it can even run scripts to check if it was OK. but in some cases, especially when the service need a complex check before the service is marked OK, you might want to use Orchestrator   Luckily the Monitor Alert is easy to use and it […]

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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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SCOM2012: Coretech XML Connector – Beta 1

Freeware!
New connector for SCOM 2012 that imports and exports XML.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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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New Operations Manager 2012 Training

  Next version of Operations Manager will be released first half of 2012, but already now you can get a solid training on its new features as well as the upgrade path from earlier version. This unique training is based on Operations Manage 2012 RC version of the product and is targeted at level (300). […]

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