Tag Archives: System Center

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.

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, […]

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.  

New Features in SCOM 2016 – Management Packs:Updates & Recommendations

In SCOM 2016 you can now simply go into the Management Packs administration, and see if there are any updates pending for any of the Management Packs within your environment. Simply…. {For the full post, please visit, SCOMandOtherGeekyStuff.com}

How to make IT analysts put a correct Incident classification category in #SCSM 2012

I’ve got a request from our customer who asked for a help with a SCSM console’s customization. He complained that IT analysts in Incident classification category sometimes set values that had sublevels. Most of time it happened by mistake but in the reports it caused ambiguity and miscounts. It’s not a big trick but requires […]

Free E-book: Inside the Microsoft Operations Management Suite

For the past couple of months I’ve been a little bit quiet on my blog. The reason for this is that I was participating in something special for you. Full article here.