SCOM 2022 UR2 is available

Microsoft has released UR2 for SCOM 2022 today. The article is found here Update Rollup 2 for System Center 2022 Operations Manager – Microsoft Support on the System Center Blog. This will bring the KB5031649 version to 10.22.10280.0. This time we see a number of fixes, improvements, additions for Linux monitoring (newer distros supported). UR2 … Read more

Silect MP University is around the corner

Hello friends! Have you noticed that Silect MP University is around the corner again? It is over 5 hours of content about SCOM and management packs and SCOM Managed Instance by some of the most well-known SCOM speakers in the community. On Thursday 19 October 2023, we are gearing up for this again. Make sure … Read more

Visual Studio with GitHub Copilot

As you might be aware, nowadays we see more and more AI generated content and helpers. Microsoft often calls those Copilot. There are a fair number of those out there already. One of those is the copilot for helping to write code through GitHub. It is not just to write code, it can also be … Read more

SCOM 2019 UR5 released

Last night Microsoft released UR5 for SCOM 2019. As a second remark, also DPM 2019 UR5 got released recently. And VMM 2019 also has a UR5 released. Back to SCOM now. SCOM 2019 UR5 is KB5025123 and can be found here https://support.microsoft.com/kb/5025123 The file downloads can be found in the catalog at Microsoft Update Catalog … Read more

Webinar – Let your SCOM alerts talk with ChatGPT

We did a webinar about ChatGPT last time and we wanted to dive one deeper into combining the power of AI and ChatGPT with our other favorite product – SCOM – and see how that works out. Lucky our friends at GripMatix created something for that, so let’s investigate. When: Wednesday 12 April 2023 at … Read more

Adding ChatGPT magic to SCOM with GripMatix

I hope you are all aware that GripMatix makes SCOM management packs for monitoring Citrix solutions. This has been a gaping hole for a few years since the pack from comtrade was bought by Citrix and next basically stopped. Since a while, we can now use the GripMatix packs for this and I highly encourage … Read more

SCOM 2019 and 2022 now have OpenSSL3 support

Microsoft announced yesterday that Ubuntu 22.04 and RHEL 9 will be supported in SCOM 2019 and SCOM 2022. This is due to having added OpenSSL 3.0 support as well to the product and adding new packs to support these flavors. For SCOM 2022 this is implemented as a hotfix on top of UR1 as KB5024286. … Read more

Windows Admin Center 2211 generally available

Microsoft released Windows Admin Center (WAC) 2211 yesterday as Generally Available. There is of course a lot of good stuff included again in the areas of the platform itself, Azure Stack HCI management, WAC in Azure etc. A good list of all the good new stuff can be found on the following page: Windows Admin … Read more

How to start with SCOM Managed Instance

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) has been around for many years as you all know. In most cases this runs in a datacenter and monitors your datacenter resources, such as infrastructure, servers and applications. The last few years more companies have been adopting cloud and hybrid workloads as well as datacenter workloads. We have … Read more