SCOM 2012 R2 Update Rollup 12, Step-by-Step. UR12 (Update Rollup) has a lot improvements, please see below the many updates being providing in this UR. One thing to mention, UR12 also has resolved an issue with respect to Reporting — please see notes below. Also, it is rather nice to see updates (still) being pushed […]
Earlier in 2016, Microsoft increased the number of Canadian Data Centers to two: Canada East and Canada Central. With most of my customers being within Canada, naturally they want their Azure Backup data stored within the Canada Data Centers/Regions — makes sense for many (legal) reasons. Only problem is, Azure backup is still very limited to specific […]
If you’re like me, you have probably banged your head against the wall a few times with the Login-AzureRmAccount cmdlet… I reached out to the Azure Development team and not only is this a known issue, but there is currently no solution at the time…. Hmm. Here is a bit of the background story, followed […]
The following PowerShell code is to install all the necessary IIS components for System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 2016 Web Console on Windows Server 2016.
Add-WindowsFeature Web-Server, Web-WebServer, Web-Common-Http, Web-Default-Doc, Web-Dir-Browsing, Web-Http-Errors, Web-Static-Content, Web-Health, Web-Http-Logging, Web-Log-Libraries, Web-Request-Monitor, Web-Performance, Web-Stat-Compression, Web-Security, Web-Filtering, Web-Windows-Auth, Web-App-Dev, Web-Net-Ext45, Web-Asp-Net45, Web-ISAPI-Ext, Web-ISAPI-Filter, Web-Mgmt-Tools, Web-Mgmt-Console, Web-Mgmt-Compat, Web-Metabase, NET-Framework-45-Features, NET-Framework-45-Core, NET-Framework-45-ASPNET, NET-WCF-Services45, NET-WCF-HTTP-Activation45, NET-WCF-TCP-PortSharing45, WAS, WAS-Process-Model, WAS-Config-APIs -restart
You can also find this in Microsoft’s TechNet Gallery, HERE. For more on SCOM and other System Center Technologies, in addition to OMS, please visit, SCOMandOtherGeekyStuff.com.
Today I learned that the MMA (Microsoft Monitoring Agent) has the ability to be “dual-homed“. Similar to what we have seen in the past with the System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) agent and dual-homing it to multiple SCOM environments/Management Groups, the same can be said for the Operations Management Suite (OMS)/MMA agent. By going into […]
The following is a guide on how to install SQL 2016 for your System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 2016 environment. I will be installing SQL 2016 on a brand-new server with Windows Server 2016 installed. To begin, I am going to set the following accounts as a Local Administrator on the server. Also, I am […]
The following post is intended to demonstrate how to monitor your Windows Server 2016 — Nano Server, via System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 2016. Also, a quick note, the SCOM team released the Windows Server 2016 Operating System Management Pack today, see HERE for the download/MP. To begin, I have an out-of-the-box Windows 2016 (No UI) […]
Click HERE for a quick demo into Azure Site Recovery (ASR) using Azure Resource Manager (ARM). For more on Azure Site Recovery, please visit SCOMandOtherGeekyStuff.com.
This post is a series of blog posts for Azure Site Recovery (ASR). ASR for VMs being hosted within Azure ASR for VMs being hosted On-Premises ASR for an ESXi hosted On-Premises, coming soon… Here is a step by step walk-through on how to go about setting up and configuring ASR (Azure Site Recovery) and […]
Hi All, Just a quick reminder, next week, November 16th, I will be hosting a SCOM 2016 and OMS User Group meetup. It will be hosted at the University of Toronto, Nov 16, 2016. Please see the link below for more details! Seating is free (but limited!), so RSVP your spot soon!! For more details […]