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Demystifying Remove-SCOMDisabledClassInstance

I have seen many discussions over the years about how to use this command, and I’d like to clarify some things. What does this command do? The best description is probably right here in our product documentation:  “The Remove-SCOMDisabledClassInstance cmdlet deletes class instances for which you previously disabled discovery.” Ok,…

UR3 for SCOM 2019 – Step by Step

KB Article for OpsMgr List of New Features Download Update Rollup from the Catalog Download the NEW Simplified Management Server Update EXE Download Updated UNIX/Linux Management Packs Recommended hotfix page New Features: Updates to the new change tracking feature Additional view options in web console widgets Resolved issues with orphaned…

SCOM 2019 Post UR2 Security Hotfix information

Recently, Microsoft posted a security vulnerability around SCOM 2019 agents: https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/en-US/vulnerability/CVE-2021-1728 Subsequently, we released a KB article about it:  KB4601269   Let me give a little background data on it. This vulnerability is that in SCOM 2019 agents, by default the Network Service account has a high level of privilege…

UR10 for SCOM 2016 – Step by Step

KB Article for OpsMgr:  https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4580254/update-rollup-10-for-system-center-2016-operations-manager Download catalog site:  http://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx?q=4580254 Updated UNIX/Linux Management Packs:  https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=29696 Recommended hotfix page:  https://kevinholman.com/2009/01/27/which-scom-hotfixes-should-i-apply/ Key fixes: The cmdlet Export-SCOMEffectiveMonitoringConfiguration has been fixed to give a correct summary of the applicable monitors, rules and overrides on an object. VB scripts for partition and grooming, calculate operations manager…

SQL Mirroring Version Agnostic Management Pack

I have released a management pack which will monitor SQL Mirroring on SQL 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017, and 2019. Quick download:  https://github.com/thekevinholman/Microsoft.SQLServer.Windows.Mirroring SQL mirroring has been deprecated, in favor of using Always On.  However, as customers migrated to the SQL Server Version Agnostic Management pack for monitoring SQL DB engines,…