Tag Archives: OpsMgr

Get-SCOMManagementPacks 4.4

I’ve just released the latest version of this script you can find at GitHub. There is just a small fix provided by Lynne Taggart in this release. Basically Microsoft changed the layout of their download page once again so we needed a slightly different logic to pull the MP version and publish date information.

System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 2016 – Web Console IIS Requirements for Windows Server 2016

The following PowerShell code is to install all the necessary IIS components for System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 2016 Web Console on Windows Server 2016.

You can also find this in Microsoft’s TechNet Gallery, HERE.   For more on SCOM and other System Center Technologies, in addition to OMS, please visit, SCOMandOtherGeekyStuff.com.

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 […]

SCOM & OMS Toronto User Group Meetup

This November, I will be hosting a SCOM 2016 and OMS meetup. The intended target audience is for SCOM and OMS User groups within the Toronto and Greater Toronto Area, however not limited to. It will be hosted at the University of Toronto, November 16th, 2016. Please see the link below for more details! Seating is […]

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 […]