Tag Archives: agent

Configure OMS Linux Agent Heartbeat Interval

As you know both OMS Linux and Windows agent send heartbeat events and they are free of charge. The problem is that the interval of these heartbeat events is different for both operating systems. For Windows it is every 1 minute and for Linux is every 5 minutes. I do not know exactly the reason […]

Double Heartbeat Events in OMS Log Analytics

I was testing the new Agent Health solution in OMS and I’ve noticed that I have two Heartbeat events generated at the same time for the same computer but having different values for SCAgentChannel field. At first I thought it was some kind of bug related that this server is connected to SCOM management group […]


I’ve been meaning to write this blog post for a long time. The reason for that is because since the first preview of OMS (Operational Insights back in the day) I’ve received question like “I’ve removed the Microsoft Monitoring Agent from my server but why I still see the server in OMS?” trough various channels. […]

Error (2912) When You Try to Update VMM Agent on Hosts

Recently I’ve stumbled on the following error when trying to update VMM agent on hosts: Error (2912)An internal error has occurred trying to contact the hv01.contoso.com server: NO_PARAM: NO_PARAM. WinRM: URL: [http://hv01.contoso.com:5985], Verb: [INVOKE], Method: [GetError], Resource: [http://schemas.microsoft.com/wbem/wsman/1/wmi/root/microsoft/bits/BitsClientJob?JobId={9D5C4B47-E79E-4090-BC3B-552578D0EC8C}] Unknown error (0x80072f0d) Recommended ActionCheck that WS-Management service is installed and running on server hv01.contoso.com. For more […]

SCCM 2012 R2 Client Agent Uninstalling and Installing Itself Every 5 Hours

I’ve been using Tao’s ConfigMgr 2012 (R2) Client MP since he released it and recently we’ve noticed that a lot of alerts were logged for SMS Agent service not running and after half an hour or less being resolved automatically. Looking in SCOM for the closed looked like this: What I’ve noticed that the alert […]

Microsoft Azure Operational Insights Preview Series – Connecting Directly with Microsoft Monitoring Agent (Part 8)

So far we’ve covered this: Microsoft Azure Operational Insights Preview Series – System Update Assessment (Part 1) Microsoft Azure Operational Insights Preview Series – Malware Assessment (Part 2) Microsoft Azure Operational Insights Preview Series – Log Management (Part 3) Microsoft Azure Operational Insights Preview Series – Capacity Planning (Part 4) Microsoft Azure Operational Insights Preview […]

System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager UR2 Does Not Updated Agents Trough the Console

I’ve noticed recently that after I’ve updated my SCOM 2012 R2 Management Servers to UR2 my SCOM (MMA) agents are not updated. Even though my agents were listed in Pending Management for update and I’ve executed update on all of them trough the console none of them received UR2. You can check if your agents […]

Installed MMA 2012 R2 agent on virtual Windows Server 2012 R2 domain controllers gives a lot of health service heartbeat failure alerts

I’ve been dealing with this issues since the release of R2 and now there is a hotfix for that. Seems that was a bug on Windows Server 2012 R2 side. You can read the full details Kevin Holman’s blog (the one and only).