Tag Archives: Operations Manager

SCOMpercentageCPUTimeCounter cause CPU Spike

*Originally posted at adatum.no To be honest this have existed for years, and written about back in 2014. Now, in 2017, SCOM 2016 UR2 is released the problem remains. Perhaps with greater consequence due to virtualization. If you’re unfamiliar with the problem SCOMpercentageCPUTimeCounter.vbs (.ps1 in SCOM 2016) is a script included in the “System Center […]

Installing SQL 2016 for System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 2016 – Step-by-Step

The following is a guide on how to install SQL 2016 for your System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 2016 environment. I will be installing SQL 2016 on a brand-new server with Windows Server 2016 installed. To begin, I am going to set the following accounts as a Local Administrator on the server. Also, I am […]

Step-by-Step Upgrading to SCOM 2016 from SCOM 2012 R2

So you’ve decided to take the jump and upgrade to System Center Operations Manager 2016? Assuming you are running a SCOM 2012R2 (UR11) environment, this post will be exactly what you need to have a successful SCOM 2012 R2 to SCOM 2016 upgrade. **Although the recommended path is to upgrade from UR9** In my environment, […]

SCOM 2016 Web Console Face-Off

I had some free time so, I figured let’s test out the SCOM 2016 Web Console with respect to HTML5… In my test, I tested the following browsers. Please note, metrics/data collected was within the built-in browser development tools. Internet Explorer 11 (Obviously) Chrome (v 54.0.2840.71 m) Firefox (v 49.0.2) I tested out the following views […]

Step-by-Step – SCOM 2016 Update Rollup 1 (UR1) Install Procedure

Well, that was fast… System Center/Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) team just released Update Rollup 1 for SCOM 2016, only weeks after the System Center 2016 suite and Windows Server 2016 were released. The MOM team did not indicate what exactly the fixes were in this Update Rollup, so your guess is good as mine. However, I […]

Step-by-Step – Installing System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 2016 on Windows Server 2016 with SQL 2016

This post I will be installing System Center Operations Manager 2016 (SCOM) RTM, Build Number 7.2.11719.0. Here is some of the background information. As this post will concentrate on the installation of SCOM 2016, I am going to omit the setup and configuration of the Domain Controller, Windows Server 2016 for both SCOM Management Server and SQL […]

Planning to upgrade to SCOM 2016?

Planning to upgrade to SCOM 2016 from 2012 R2? Wei H Lim from Microsoft just developed and released a handy management pack that will help you with that process. Check out the links below for the complete post by Wei, and a download for the MP. For the complete post, please visit SCOMandOtherGeekyStuff.com.

What’s New in System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 2016?

Later this month, System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 2016 along with other System Center tools and Windows Server 2016 will be available to the masses. With that said, what’s new in SCOM 2016? Is it work the upgrade? etc. etc. Well, there isn’t exactly a change-log provided by Microsoft/System Center team, but here are a few […]

3 Simple Steps to Improve your IT Monitoring with SCOM

Monitoring what matters with SCOM Learn in ‘3 Simple Steps to Radically Improve IT Monitoring with SCOM‘. Get the most out of your System Center Operations Manager investment with Savision’s newest E-Book. If you are using Operations Manager to monitor your IT elements, you will benefit from reading our free E-Book, which will show you how to improve the visibility […]