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SCOM Outages and Maintenance Report

Download:  https://kevinholman.com/files/OutageAndMaintenanceReport.zip This is a little report I put together on request. This report will query the data warehouse, and show all the outages, and maintenance, for objects in specific groups. The outages look at all the “Failed to Connect to Computer” alerts, and list the start and end time…

What is a group anyway?

The most common reason we create groups in OpsMgr… is to scope Notifications, Views, and to use for overrides. Most of the groups my customers create are dealing with Windows Computer objects.  The reason for this, is that the Windows Computer object class, is a “parent” level” class that works…

Console based Agent Deployment Troubleshooting table

This post is a list of common agent push deployment errors… and some possible remediation options. Most common errors while pushing an agent:   Error Error Code(s) Remediation Steps The MOM Server could not execute WMI Query “Select * from Win32_Environment where NAME=’PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE’” on computer server.domain.com Operation: Agent Install Install account: domain\account Error…

Which SCOM hotfixes should I apply?

This is updated as of 4-28-2019   In general – you should evaluate all hotfixes available, and only apply those applicable to your environment.  However, some of these below I have seen impact almost every environment, and should be heavily considered. This list is nothing official…. this is just a general list…