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ReSearch This KB – System Center Orchestrator Management Service111832

In my lab environment there are two services which are failing occasionally and causing Orchestrator not to function. The Orchestrator management pack alerted me of these situations but was not auto-restarting the services when they went offline. The two alerts which are generated are: Alert: System Center Orchestrator Management Service Alert: System Center Orchestrator Runbook […]

SCOM 2007R2 – UNIX Process and Process Performance Monitoring

Overview: Monitoring unix processes for their availability and performance is key to understanding an applications performance. SCOM does provide a solution to monitor the availability of unix processes but doesn’t help collect performance data for those processes. In this article, I am sharing the custom Unix process monitoring management pack that will monitor unix processes for their […]

ReSearch This KB – APM .NET Server-Side monitoring Configuration Error or Conflict

Alert: APM .NET Server-Side monitoring Configuration Error or Conflict Management Pack Name:  Operations Manager APM Infrastructure Monitoring Management Pack Version: 7.0.8560.0 Rule or Monitor: Monitor Rule or Monitor Name: APM .NET Server-Side Monitoring Configuration Rule or Monitor Notes: This rule checks for a variety of event ID’s from a source of “.NET app monitoring”. Issue: […]

ReSearchThis! KB: Lync Server 2010 Edge Server not discovered in Operations Manager 2012

Here is an issue that came up recently during management pack tuning I thought worth sharing. Issue: All Lync 2010 server roles are discovered EXCEPT for the Edge Server role, which does not appear anywhere. However, the OpsMgr agent is present and may even be in a healthy state. Explanation: The Object Discovery responsible for […]

ReSearch This KB – The following discovered partners are sending frequent invalid SIP requests to the Access Edge Server.

Alert: The following discovered partners are sending frequent invalid SIP requests to the Access Edge Server. Management Pack Name:  Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Management Pack Management Pack Version: 4.0.7577.0 Rule or Monitor: Monitor Rule or Monitor Name: Possible attack by Discovered Partners: traffic restricted Rule or Monitor Notes: The alert description contains the list of […]

OpsMgr Agentless Monitoring, Service Manager 2012 and backwards compatibility MP (#SCOM, #SCSM, #SYSCTR)

During some recent testing of Operations Manager 2012, we needed to add the backwards compatibility management pack as it was required for several of the management packs including:   Microsoft.CommerceServer.2007 (Converted) Microsoft.Windows.Server.GroupPolicy.2003 (Converted) Microsoft.Windows.Server.InternetNamingService (Converted) Microsoft.Windows.Server.RRAS (Converted)   We had already also been monitoring Service Manager 2012 which requires agentless monitoring as discussed at: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/operationsmanagerdeployment/thread/48396343-70b9-42c6-9d84-79955365ed93/ […]

ReSearch This KB – Logfile module error event detected

Alert: Logfile module error event detected Management Pack Name:  Unix/Linux Core Library Management Pack Version:  7.3.2026.0 Rule or Monitor: Rule Rule or Monitor Name: Logfile Module Alert Rule Rule or Monitor Notes: None Issue: Error scanning logfile /var/log/security for the opadmin account. An internal error occurred. Resolution: In our environment where we are using sudo […]

ReSearch This Management Pack Updated for OpsMgr 2012 (#SCOM)

Management Pack Description: The ReSearch This management pack is a free community written management pack that provides a way to quickly research alerts which occur in Operations Manager. These resolutions can be search for not only on the community repository but also on an internal knowledge repository or through searching with Bing or Google. Functionality […]

Job opportunity in Atlanta Georgia (Applications Packagers)

Job Description: The Client Engineering team provides infrastructure and engineering support for the enterprise desktop management policies and practices; centralized software packaging services and alternative computing technologies with VDI, Thin Clients and Citrix. This Senior Application Packager position is responsible for software packaging of applications including preparation tasks for enterprise software deployment. Knowledge of HP Client […]