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.
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 . 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”
So after the release of 3.0 at the beginning of week there were some comments of desired features and bugs reported. I’ve sent those to Damian and as he is working on fast release cadence a new version is now ready to address those comment. Additionally we are including another friend and fellow MVP Cameron Fuller to the authors. We are now on version 3.0.1 with the following changes: Continue reading “Version 3.0.1 of THE MVP Script to Download All SCOM Management Packs with PowerShell”
On a SCOM management server I’ve noticed event ID 31553 logged a lot constantly and in detail the error looked like this: Continue reading “Fixing Event ID 31553 On SCOM Management Server”
If you are using Network Virtualization from Microsoft you probably also using Multi-Tenant Gateways. In such scenario the gateways become critical part of your infrastructure and would be best if you can monitor them. Continue reading “Quick Look at Multi-Tenant RRAS Management Pack”
The SQL MP which had new version just last month now is updated again. The previous release had some bugs which were addressed and fixed quickly:
- Fixed CPU Utilization Monitor
- Fixed SQL Server seed discovery for WoW64 environments
- Alert severity of Average Wait Time Monitor was changed to Warning, added consecutive sampling to reduce noise, threshold was changed to 250
- Alert severity of SQL Re-Compilation monitor was changed to Warning, threshold was changed to 25. The monitor was disabled by default.
- Minor fixes
Great job by the team behind the MP for fixing those bugs quickly. The new version you can find here.