Tag Archives: System Center Operations Manager

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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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) […]

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 […]

Double Heartbeat Events in OMS Log Analytics

I was testing the new Agent Health solution in OMS and I’ve noticed that I have two Heartbeat events generated at the same time for the same computer but having different values for SCAgentChannel field. At first I thought it was some kind of bug related that this server is connected to SCOM management group […]

#MSOMS Is Not #SCOM

I’ve been meaning to write this blog post for a long time. The reason for that is because since the first preview of OMS (Operational Insights back in the day) I’ve received question like “I’ve removed the Microsoft Monitoring Agent from my server but why I still see the server in OMS?” trough various channels. […]

Ready, Set, Migrate to SCOM 2016

Last chance to register for our Live Online Session on SCOM 2016! The moment we have all been waiting for is finally here. The official release date for SCOM 2016 has been announced by Microsoft. In case you missed it, the release will take place during Ignite in Atlanta. However, before its release, we are sure there […]

10 Reasons Why Live Maps Unity will change your World: Part 1

Are you familiar with Live Maps Unity? If you aren’t, check out the first part of this blog series, by SCOM Expert Daniel Örneling, who tells you why Live Maps Unity is a must-have if you want to have clear end-to-end visibility of your IT environment. 1. Business service monitoring made easy When you’ve built your […]