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Disable Discovery of Virtual Machine Resource Groups in Cluster MP

Both Cluster Management Pack and Virtual Machine Management Pack provide monitoring for Virtual Machine but from different perspective. In some situations the Cluster MP can be very noise as it is monitoring Resource Groups and Resources which could be down just because some virtual machines are shut down. Until now I’ve been using custom solution […]

Adding Windows Server Gateway Cluster as Network Service in VMM 2012 R2 UR2 for Monitoring with SCOM

Not so long ago I’ve reported an issue where Multi-Tenant RRAS (Windows Server Gateway) is not discovered by by the Multi-Tenant RRAS Management Pack. This problem has been fixed in Update Rollup 2 for System Center  2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager. If you add Windows Server Gateways as Network Service in VMM as usual you […]

Several MPs Updated

This blog post is to inform you that several MPs have been updated with some important fixes/features. You can find all the information here. My personal best improvement is: Add Task launch PowerShell session on the remote machine for All Computers

Tips From the Field: Network Adapters are Missing in Network Connections

Issue: Recently I’ve had some VMs that went trough some failovers and after that I’ve noticed that the network adapters on some of these VMs were missing in Network Connections window. Running ipconfig I was able to see the adapters and their configuration. Also some of the VMs were part of cluster and the cluster […]

NVGRE Gateway Cluster Not Discovered Completely by the Multi-Tenant RRAS MP

In the past I’ve tried Multi-Tenant RRAS Management Pack with NVGRE Gateway that was not in the cluster. Recently I was able to try the MP with NVGRE Gateway cluster but I’ve met some challenges. Even though I’ve configured the override for Network name dependency discovered as instance of Virtual Server the cluster couldn’t be […]

SQL Analysis Services: “The Cluster Resource ‘Analysis Services (Instance_Name) Could Not Be Brought Up” and “No Connection Could Be Made Because The Target Machine Actively Refused it IP:Port”

If you look at the title you probably think I’ve switched to the dark side and from System Center Specialist I’ve become SQL Specialist . Nope it is not that. If you are dealing with System Center you know the clash with SQL is inevitable. Sooner or later you have to learn a thing or […]

New MP: Windows Server Failover Clustering

This new version add support for Windows Server 2012 Failover Clustering. Along with the released in January management pack for Hyper-V the Failover Cluster MP is one of the most waited at least to me. With these two management packs we now have full monitoring for Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V clusters. This management pack still […]