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Windows Server Backup Management Pack

Quick Download:  https://github.com/thekevinholman/WindowsServerBackup This is a simple MP to discover when the Windows Server Backup Feature is installed on your servers, and automatically monitor for backup job success or failure.  I noticed we don’t offer anything for this and many customers use this feature.       This monitors the…

UR9 for SCOM 2016 – Step by Step

KB Article for OpsMgr: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4546986/update-rollup-9-for-system-center-2016-operations-manager Download catalog site: http://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx?q=4546986 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: Fixed: On Windows Computer View of SCOM Console, Queries are optimized for better performance. Fixed: We have updated stored procedure to handle Alert Source Path Names which are greater than…

Monitoring SQL Agent Jobs in SCOM

This article covers SQL Agent job monitoring in the current SQL Version Agnostic Management pack, version 7.0.20.0 and later. I will cover three conceptual areas: Out of the box experience and defaults SQL Agent only monitoring (monitoring all jobs at the agent level) SQL Agent Job monitoring (optionally discovering and…

UR1 for SCOM 2019 – Step by Step

KB Article for OpsMgr: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4533415/update-rollup-1-for-system-center-operations-manager-2019 Download catalog site: http://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx?q=4533415 Download for the NEW Simplified Management Server Update: HERE Updated UNIX/Linux Management Packs: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=58208 Recommended hotfix page: https://kevinholman.com/2009/01/27/which-scom-hotfixes-should-i-apply/   New Features: Support for using Group Managed Service Accounts (gMSA).  LINK Simplified management server patching – a new management server update process…