Author: Sam

Linux/UNIX agent failover and Resource Pools – Debunking the Myth! – Part 2

We discussed about the common misconceptions regarding failover for Windows agents in SCOM in the previous post (part 1). In this part, as promised, Stoyan Chalakov is going to be discussing about the failover for Linux machines monitored by SCOM. Here goes: Linux/UNIX agent failover and Resource Pools – debunking the myth – Part 2

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Cyril Azoulay – An expert behind the mask! – [Interview]

I am a regular visitor/contributor to the SCOM Technet Forums and regularly meet many experts from around the globe there. Fortunately for me I eventually became friends/acquaintances with many of them. One of them is Cyril! If you have posted a question in the forums, you may very well have received the solution from a “CyrAz”, that’s

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Authoring PowerShell SCOM Console Tasks in XML – Ruben Zimmermann

Summary: This post describes how to create PowerShell SCOM Console Tasks in XML along three examples. Introduction: Console Tasks are executed on the SCOM Management Server. Three examples show how to create them using Visual Studio. Task 1: Displaying a Management Server’s Last-Boot-Time [DisplayLastBootTime] Executes a PowerShell script which displays the result in a MessageBox

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SCOM User Session Duration – Powershell

A few days ago, I needed to find out how many users are connecting to SCOM daily/weekly and how long was each user connected. Out-of-the-box SCOM does not provide you a way of doing this. So I started looking around for some hints. I came across this article, which looked pretty convincing. https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/dirkbri/2014/10/15/an-approach-of-collecting-and-analyzing-scom-2012-sdk-connections/ This looked

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Guest Blog – Authoring a PowerShell Agent Task in XML – By Ruben Zimmermann

It is my absolute pleasure to announce this guest blog today. My good friend Ruben has come up with a fantastic community MP that is going to make all of our lives a lot easier 🙂 I will let him talk about it himself. All yours, Ruben! – Authoring a PowerShell Agent Task in XML

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