Tag: Powershell

Automate SQL Express Instance removal from SCOM with PowerShell – Ruben Zimmermann

Ruben is back again with another Powershell banger! This time he presents you a Powershell script that will automatically detect and remove the SQL Express Instances from SCOM monitoring and save you from unnecessary overhead of removing them manually! Introduction SQL Express Databases are a widely used storage for settings in applications or as data

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SCOM 2012 R2 to 1801 Side-by-Side Migration : The Powershell Way! – By Ruben Zimmermann

Ruben is back with another awesome blog post, and I have no doubt this one is going to help a lot of people! We all know the hassles of migrating your SCOM from one version to another, and it involves a lot of manual efforts. And especially so when you choose the side-by-side upgrade path.

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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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SCOM Event Based Monitoring – Part 2 – Rules

In the last post we discussed about event based monitoring options SCOM  provides with Monitors. You can find it here: SCOM Event Based Monitoring – Part 1 – Monitors In this post we are going to discuss the event based monitoring options using SCOM Rules. Basically the highlighted options in the image below: As we

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