Tag Archives: SCOM

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.

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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 […]

FREE WEBINAR: Radically Optimize SCOM with Service-Oriented Monitoring

Join our webinar and learn how to build a proactive service-oriented monitoring approach by understanding the business. The webinar will show you how to find the common ground between the organization’s information technology and business needs by monitoring and managing the end-user experience and business transactions. Some of the topics the webinar will cover: Visibility: How to improve visibility and share relevant information? Alerts: How to make sense out […]

Why Service-Oriented Monitoring is here to stay

Many of you are most likely running some kind of monitoring tool in your environment today to make sure that your servers are up and running as they should. Traditionally, monitoring has been focused at checking the state of single components, such as the server itself (does it respond to ping?), memory and CPU etc. […]

SCOM 2016 + OMS User Group (Toronto) Meetup! – Reminder

Hi All, Just a quick reminder, next week, November 16th, I will be hosting a SCOM 2016 and OMS User Group meetup. It will be hosted at the University of Toronto, Nov 16, 2016. Please see the link below for more details! Seating is free (but limited!), so RSVP your spot soon!! For more details […]

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 […]

Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 are now Generally Available!

Just logged into my MSDN account, and looks like both Windows Server and System Center 2016 have been released to the general public. Sweet! For the complete post, SCOMandOtherGeekyStuff.com.