Group Policy Administrative Template for tweaking SCOM 2012 Management Servers

This Administrative Template (admx) allows you to configure the following SCOM 2012/2012R2 Management Servers roles and services: Health Service, Configuration Service, Data Warehouse.

Template file was created based on the blog “Tweaking SCOM 2012 Management Servers for large environments” by Kevin Holman and “Microsoft System Center Operations Manager Field Experience” book.

Full documentation for this policy template: Management Server Tweaker. This template complements other Microsoft templates that exist for SCOM: Monitoring Agent and Agentless Exception Monitoring.

Administrative Template Content

Configuration Service

Command Timeout Seconds

Registry Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry Path: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Microsoft Operations Manager\3.0\Config Service\
Value Name: CommandTimeoutSeconds
Value Type: REG_DWORD
Default Value: 30

 

Polling Interval Seconds

Registry Hive HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry Path SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Microsoft Operations Manager\3.0\Config Service\
Value Name PollingIntervalSeconds
Value Type REG_DWORD
Default Value 30

 

Data Warehouse

Bulk Insert Command Time Out Seconds

Registry Hive HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry Path SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Microsoft Operations Manager\3.0\Data Warehouse\
Value Name Bulk Insert Command Time Out Seconds
Value Type REG_DWORD

 

Command Timeout Seconds

Registry Hive HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry Path SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Microsoft Operations Manager\3.0\Data Warehouse\
Value Name Command Timeout Seconds
Value Type REG_DWORD

 

Deployment Command Timeout Seconds

Registry Hive HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry Path SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Microsoft Operations Manager\3.0\Data Warehouse\
Value Name Deployment Command Timeout Seconds
Value Type REG_DWORD

 

Health Service

Data Access Layer reconnection to SQL Server

Registry Hive HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry Path SOFTWARE\Microsoft\System Center\2010\Common\DAL\
Value Name DALInitiateClearPool
DALInitiateClearPoolSeconds
Value Type REG_DWORD

 

SNMP: Reducing the maximum number of OIDs queried in a single batch

Registry Hive HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry Path SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Microsoft Operations Manager\3.0\Modules\Global\SNMP\
Value Name MaxOidsPerRequest
Value Type REG_DWORD

 

State Queue Items

Registry Hive HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry Path SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\HealthService\Parameters\
Value Name State Queue Items
Value Type REG_DWORD

 

GroupCalc Polling Interval (Milliseconds)

Registry Hive HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry Path SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Microsoft Operations Manager\3.0\
Value Name GroupCalcPollingIntervalMilliseconds
Value Type REG_DWORD