Tag Archives: SCOM 2016

SCOM 2016: Management Configuration Service group failed to perform snapshot synchronization work item for a period of time

Fellow Systems Center professionals, maybe you can help me with this recurring issue. I am getting alerts like this almost every day multiple times. The KB articles,Technet all point to the tweaking of parameters in configservice.config file. In 2016 they are already specified as per recommendations- Timeout values, delta sync etc. I also changed MDOP […]

ADFS Monitoring with Azure, OMS, SCOM 2016

ADFS (Active Directory Federation Services) has really taken flight since the inception of Office 365 and Azure Active Directory. Getting your on-premises environment configured with online identity services such as Azure, and having the SSO (Single Sign-On) abilities makes ADFS fundamental. Implementing ADFS is one thing, but what about monitoring your ADFS environment? The following […]

Monitoring Domain Controllers in SCOM 2016 – Event ID 1102

So  you deploy a SCOM 2016 agent to a Windows 2016 Domain Controller, only problem is, after the agent push, discovery doesn’t work. Well, the agent isn’t corrupted… Ports are open… SCOM agent is being deployed using the System Local account…  etc. etc. So, now what? Taking a look at the Windows 2016 domain controller […]

Top 10 SCOM 2016 Questions

At Savision, we recently held an online session on SCOM 2016 with top industry experts. Hosted by Savision’s Support Manager, the session featured: Microsoft Product Manager – Mahesh Narayanan, Microsoft Program Manager – Aditya Goda, Microsoft MVP – Marnix Wolf, and Microsoft MVP- Damian Flynn. The experts focused on what’s new and what lies ahead in SCOM […]

Step-by-Step – SCOM 2016 Update Rollup 2 (UR2) Install Procedure

SCOM 2016 Update Rollup 2, Step-by-Step. UR2 (Update Rollup) has a lot improvements, please see below the many updates being provided in this UR. Two fixes I am seeing that makes me happy, is having the alerts view fixed… Previously alerts within the Alerts view would still appear even after the alert was closed. Also, […]

Passport to SCOM 2016

Here is your Passport to SCOM 2016 If you are wondering what is new with SCOM 2016 and what’s down the road for SCOM, don’t miss out on Savision’s upcoming session: ‘Passport to SCOM 2016’. Hop on the SCOM2016 plane. Mark your calendar for: Tuesday, February 21st at 10 AM (EST) | 4 PM CET (EU) […]

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.

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 […]