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ReSearch This! KB – VGS Not installed

Alert: VGS Not installed Management Pack Name:  System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager Monitoring Management Pack Version: 3.0.6005.0 and earlier Issue: This alert occurs on every virtual machine in the VMM environment including VM’s which are offline. It looks like the Error condition detection will always be ‘true’ because this property (VGS) is an IC […]

MMS 2012 Registration now open

MMS 2012 registration is now open, and we’re back in the Venetian! Register for the big event at http://www.mms-2012.com/ Innovation. Expertise. Community. At the 2012 Microsoft Management Summit (MMS) the brightest and most skilled IT Professionals from around the world meet to increase their technical expertise through deep hands-on technical training, sharing of best practices, […]

ReSearch This! KB – The database copy is low on database volume space. The volume is 25% free.

Alert: The database copy is low on database volume space. The volume is 25% free. Issue: In this environment, the default value of 25% is not acceptable. Resolution: An override for this needed to be created as shown below based on the monitor name of “KHI: The database is low on database volume space. The […]

ReSearch This! KB – An alert subscription has been automatically disabled due to invalid configuration

Alert: An alert subscription has been automatically disabled due to invalid configuration Issue: An alert subscription was corrupted and either needs to be repaired or replaced. Resolution: I took a different approach than the one referenced here by not recreating all of the Notifications because this client has multiple very granular notifications. The approach I […]

ReSearch This! KB – Maximum number of concurrent unauthenticated sessions exceeded

Alert: Maximum number of concurrent unauthenticated sessions exceededIssue: We received a flood of these (approximately 400) from the alert rule of “Maximum number of concurrent unauthenticated sessions exceeded”.  These were generated by a system-wide password change issue which occurred which resulted in a large number of events (Event ID 16) written to the Application Log […]

ReSearch This! KB – An alert subscription has been automatically disabled due to invalid configuration

Alert: An alert subscription has been automatically disabled due to invalid configuration Issue: An alert subscription was corrupted and either needs to be repaired or replaced. Resolution: Identified the alert subscription (identified by the GUID shown in the alert context tab). Used this GUID with the information provided from the alert description: Get-NotificationSubscription | where-object{$_.Name […]

ReSearch This! KB – Processing Backlogged Events Taking a Long Time

Alert: Processing Backlogged Events Taking a Long Time Issue: This was occurring on a single server in the environment and had not changed state for a few days. Resolution: We used the task “Flush Health Service State and Cache” (which is the same as stopping the service, renaming the folder and re-staring the service). This […]