Tag Archives: MMA

Dual-Homing OMS/Microsoft Monitoring Agent (MMA)

Today I learned that the MMA (Microsoft Monitoring Agent) has the ability to be “dual-homed“. Similar to what we have seen in the past with the System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) agent and dual-homing it to multiple SCOM environments/Management Groups, the same can be said for the Operations Management Suite (OMS)/MMA agent. By going into […]

Monitoring Windows Server 2016 Nano Server with SCOM 2016

The following post is intended to demonstrate how to monitor your Windows Server 2016 — Nano Server, via System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 2016. Also, a quick note, the SCOM team released the Windows Server 2016 Operating System Management Pack today, see HERE for the download/MP. To begin, I have an out-of-the-box Windows 2016 (No UI) […]

Azure Automation – Hybrid Worker Setup

It is May 4th which marks the start of Microsoft Ignite 2015 and of course new Azure features start to appear. So first Azure Automation is now available in the preview portal: This new experience also gives you the option to create graphical runbooks: Although this looks great I think I will still prefer writing […]

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).