Category: Managament Packs

Get-SCOMManagementPacks 4.4

I’ve just released the latest version of this script you can find at GitHub. There is just a small fix provided by Lynne Taggart in this release. Basically Microsoft changed the layout of their download page once again so we needed a slightly different logic to pull the MP version and publish date information.

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OneView for System Center (OV4SC) 8.0

There is a new release on HPE Storage Integrations with Microsoft System Center. This new release is called OneView for System Center (OV4SC). It was formerly known as HP StoreFront Manager for System Center.

Key Highlights: Continue reading “OneView for System Center (OV4SC) 8.0”

HP Storage Integrations for System Center are Now Part of HP OneView for System Center

I’ve got some news. HP Storage integrations for Microsoft System Center: SCOM and SCVMM plugins are now part of the unified HP OneView for Microsoft System Center. As result of this integration, customer has to download only one master package of HP OneView for System Center 7.6.

Here are some more details on this: Continue reading “HP Storage Integrations for System Center are Now Part of HP OneView for System Center”

Open Sourcing Download All Microsoft SCOM MPs Script

I am open sourcing download the script that I’ve created for downloading all Microsoft SCOM MPs. Open sourcing is meant to be a joke of course. It is a script with code that is available for viewing and changing as whatever serves your purpose since its creation. The difference is that I am moving to GitHub so it will be easier for contribution by all. There is not new version but you can find all code here. The TechNet gallery page will be left as placeholder but will not contain the script anymore. You can find a link to GitHub repository there as well.  I hope this change is welcome.

Tips From the Field: Applying Update Rollup 5 to System Center 2012 R2 and Windows Azure Pack

So I’ve had the chance to try installing UR5 so here are some tips from me: Continue reading “Tips From the Field: Applying Update Rollup 5 to System Center 2012 R2 and Windows Azure Pack”

Report Deployment Error After Updating VMM Management Packs with 2012 R2 Update Rollup 3

It is the last day of the year but it is not too late for a new blog post. When applying Update Rollup for System Center 2012 R2 I’ve encountered an issue when updating the VMM Management Pack and I’ve blogged about it in my tips. Continue reading “Report Deployment Error After Updating VMM Management Packs with 2012 R2 Update Rollup 3”

Disable Discovery of Virtual Machine Resource Groups in Cluster MP

Both Cluster Management Pack and Virtual Machine Management Pack provide monitoring for Virtual Machine but from different perspective. In some situations the Cluster MP can be very noise as it is monitoring Resource Groups and Resources which could be down just because some virtual machines are shut down. Continue reading “Disable Discovery of Virtual Machine Resource Groups in Cluster MP”