Tag: agent

Double Heartbeat Events in OMS Log Analytics

I was testing the new Agent Health solution in OMS and I’ve noticed that I have two Heartbeat events generated at the same time for the same computer but having different values for SCAgentChannel field. At first I thought it was some kind of bug related that this server is connected to SCOM management group and the MG is connected to OMS but also the server has direct connection to Internet. Continue reading “Double Heartbeat Events in OMS Log Analytics”

#MSOMS Is Not #SCOM

I’ve been meaning to write this blog post for a long time. The reason for that is because since the first preview of OMS (Operational Insights back in the day) I’ve received question like “I’ve removed the Microsoft Monitoring Agent from my server but why I still see the server in OMS?” trough various channels. And btw if you wonder how long I’ve been using OMS today is exactly 2 years and 3 months since it was announced at TechEd North America 2014. I probably should be getting some honorable badge for this achievement Smile . Back to the topic. While there are scenarios in which you can think of OMS like it is SCOM in many ways you should not and there is reason for that. I will try with this blog post to explain why and answer the above question. We can summarize the differences between Operations Management Suite and SCOM in the following statements: Continue reading “#MSOMS Is Not #SCOM”

OMS Linux Agent has Proxy Support

I was browsing trough GitHub and I’ve noticed that OMS Linux Agent documentation has been updated. In the change log we can see the following changes:

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Error (2912) When You Try to Update VMM Agent on Hosts

Recently I’ve stumbled on the following error when trying to update VMM agent on hosts:

Error (2912)
An internal error has occurred trying to contact the hv01.contoso.com server: NO_PARAM: NO_PARAM. Continue reading “Error (2912) When You Try to Update VMM Agent on Hosts”

SCCM 2012 R2 Client Agent Uninstalling and Installing Itself Every 5 Hours

I’ve been using Tao’s ConfigMgr 2012 (R2) Client MP since he released it and recently we’ve noticed that a lot of alerts were logged for SMS Agent service not running and after half an hour or less being resolved automatically. Looking in SCOM for the closed looked like this: Continue reading “SCCM 2012 R2 Client Agent Uninstalling and Installing Itself Every 5 Hours”

Microsoft Azure Operational Insights Preview Series – Connecting Directly with Microsoft Monitoring Agent (Part 8)

So far we’ve covered this:

At TechEd it was announced that Operational Insights now work with Agent directly without needing SCOM installation. Of course the agent used is Microsoft Monitoring Agent. The agent has some limitations that you can read more here. Continue reading “Microsoft Azure Operational Insights Preview Series – Connecting Directly with Microsoft Monitoring Agent (Part 8)”

System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager UR2 Does Not Updated Agents Trough the Console

I’ve noticed recently that after I’ve updated my SCOM 2012 R2 Management Servers to UR2 my SCOM (MMA) agents are not updated. Even though my agents were listed in Pending Management for update and I’ve executed update on all of them trough the console none of them received UR2. Continue reading “System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager UR2 Does Not Updated Agents Trough the Console”