Attaching DPM 2019 agent gives error 0x800706fd

While finally getting round to replacing a DPM server with a newer DPM server I was moving agents to the new machine and got an error. Just for reference I will put the process down here as well in basic steps and where I ran into the error and what solved it. Moving the DPM … Read more

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SCOM Reporting Webinar

We are announcing that we will do a webinar about “SCOM Reporting Essentials” on Thursday 20 August 2020 at 4 PM CET (Amsterdam time). The webinar will be presented by Bob Cornelissen and Martijn Weterings. You can register for the webinar through https://topqore.com/webinars/scom-reporting-essentials-webinar/ Title: SCOM Reporting Essentials When: Thursday 20 August at 4 PM CET (Amsterdam time) Who: … Read more

SCOM 2019 updates coming soon

Recently the SCOM team has been talking about some of the improvements and fixes they have been working on for the next release and we have been happy to help test these and give feedback on them. As of this writing, which is early July 2020, these have not been released yet. We expect them … Read more

NiCE Active 365 MP 3.10 released

A few days ago NiCE released their newer version V3.10 of the Active 365 management pack for monitoring Microsoft 365 and Office 365 components. For some highlights of new features check the list below: New with the NiCE Active 365 Management Pack 3.1 release New Service Level Reports for Microsoft 365 Services New Service Level … Read more

Honoured to receive Microsoft MVP award again

Today I was honoured to receive another Microsoft MVP award for Cloud and Datacenter Management. For me this is the 9th year and it feels very special indeed. For those asking what this MVP award is a quote from Microsoft MVP site at mvp.microsoft.com: “Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals, or MVPs, are technology experts who passionately … Read more

Webinar about SCOM Gateways

We are regularly getting questions about SCOM Gateways from customers, community and at events. What are they used for, when do we use them, how to do high availability with gateways, what about network and linux monitoring, common problems with gateways. Together with NiCE IT Management Solutions we are going to do a webinar about … Read more

SCOM Reporting series – Useful reports Availability and SLA

Blog series SCOM Reporting

This is a continuation of the SCOM Reporting blog post series. Today I want to talk a little bit about Availability and/or SLA/SLO reporting. Basically stakeholders for the monitoring often want to know if a server or application was UP during the last month/week/day. In SCOM this is defined by two items, the agent itself … Read more