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How to monitor computer groups in SCOM?

When you are working in a complex IT environment, you may be asked to provide the status of the specific servers related to an IT section. For example, IT employees responsible for the application servers, they should be able to view the availability and health of these computers without being exposed to the rest of the servers. Grouping comes into play. SCOM gives a function to group computers...

Installing SCOM agent on Orchestrator Server

When you are installing SCOM agent to System Center components, you may need to be careful because not always you can discover the server in SCOM and push the agent. In your Orchestrator environment, if you have Service Manager console installed on the Orchestrator management server, the SCOM agent installation will fail and you will see the below event log. Product: Microsoft Monitoring Agent...

How to use SQL Server 2017 with SCOM 1807?

With the release of SCOM 1807, you can now use SQL Server 2017. In order to do that, you should first upgrade to SCOM 1807 and then upgrade your SQL 2016 to 2017. This looks a bit frustrating but the upgrade process is painless and straight forward. You can read my previous post on how to upgrade SCOM 1801 to 1807. After upgrading SCOM, use the SQL Server 2017 media and upgrade your SQL 2016...

Upgrading SCOM 1801 to 1807 using WSUS and SCCM

In this post, I will show you how to upgrade SCOM 1801 to 1807 using WSUS and SCCM. Unfortunately there is no baseline media for SCOM 1807 that’s why you need to upgrade your environment using the patch files. There is also a way to download the updates manually from the Microsoft Update Catalog, using SCCM and WSUS is a better and faster solution. Requirements: SCCM with WSUS integration...

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