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New Administrative Console Views in SCOM 2019

In the SCOM Console you will see some new views in the Administration panel: These actually aren’t new for SCOM 2019, they existed in 1801/1807 as well.  These are driven by a Management Pack discovery, in the MP: Microsoft.SystemCenter.OperationsManager.Internal (Operations Manager Internal Library).  The new discovery is Microsoft.SystemCenter.OM.Products.Discovery (Discovery of…

SCOM 2019 – QuickStart Deployment Guide

There is already a very good deployment guide posted on Microsoft Docs here:  https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/system-center/scom/deploy-overview The following article will cover a basic install of System Center Operations Manager 2019.   The concept is to perform a limited deployment of OpsMgr, only utilizing as few servers as possible, but enough to demonstrate the…

SCOM 2016 Security Account Matrix

Below you will find a security account matrix for SCOM 2016, that includes all the common security accounts in SCOM, and their default or recommended permissions.  This includes the management servers, the database servers, SQL Role permissions, and database mappings.  You can use this to correct deployments where permissions got…

SCOM 2019 is HERE!

Download:  https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/evaluate-system-center-2019 Documentation:  https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/system-center/scom/whats-new-in-om?view=sc-om-2019 QuickStart Guide:  https://kevinholman.com/2019/03/14/scom-2019-quickstart-deployment-guide/ Official announcement:  https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/windowsserver/2019/03/07/coming-soon-microsoft-system-center-2019/ SCOM 2019 went GA on March 14th 2019. The Semi-Annual Channel (1801/1807) will not be continued. New features and fixes will come in Update Rollups every 6 months. So now we get the best of both worlds….  new features added…

SCOM Tools

Here are links to several important SCOM tools that have become harder to find over the years: MP Viewer Awesome tool to visualize an MP, unseal, export to Excel, originally posted by Boris, Updated By Daniele Muscetta Also – check out this enhanced fork which adds more features: MPViewer post …

UR6 for SCOM 2016 – Step by Step

  KB Article for OpsMgr:  https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4459897/update-rollup-6-for-system-center-2016-operations-manager Download catalog site:  http://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx?q=4459897 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/   NOTE:  I get this question every time we release an update rollup:   ALL SCOM Update Rollups are CUMULATIVE.  This means you do not need to apply them in order, you…