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Extending UNIX/Linux Computer class from a local file

  I recently wrote a blog article on Extending the Windows Computer class from Registry keys on agents.  You can read about that here:  https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/kevinholman/2016/12/04/extending-windows-computer-class-from-registry-keys-in-scom/ However, what about UNIX/Linux agents?  They don’t have the concept of a Windows Registry.  For those, we can use a file on the filesystem as…

Extending Windows Computer class from a SQL CMDB in SCOM

Years ago – I wrote a post on customizing the “Windows Computer” class, showing how to use registry keys to add properties to the “Windows Computer” class, to make creating custom groups much simpler.  You can read about the details of how and why here: https://kevinholman.com/2009/06/10/creating-custom-dynamic-computer-groups-based-on-registry-keys-on-agents/ I later updated that…

Extending Windows Computer class from a CSV file in SCOM

Years ago – I wrote a post on customizing the “Windows Computer” class, showing how to use registry keys to add properties to the “Windows Computer” class, to make creating custom groups much simpler.  You can read about the details of how and why here:  https://kevinholman.com/2009/06/10/creating-custom-dynamic-computer-groups-based-on-registry-keys-on-agents/ I later updated that…