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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…

Recovering a SCOM management server

It should be a rare occurrence to completely lose a SCOM Management server.  Normally you would restore from a backup, or recover a VM snapshot in order to quickly recover a lost/damaged/corrupted SCOM MS. However, in the case this does happen, you have options. The biggest challenge in recovering a…