Low privilege port monitoring with SCOM

I came across a blogpost from Derek Harkin about port monitoring from a text file in SCOM. It essentially makes it possible to use a text file to type what machine you want to reach and at what port and it will check that every ten minutes and display a…

Catching up

So, I have a lot of catching up to do. After the holidays and the first hectic weeks at work I am finally coming round to blogging about what I find interesting. I will also refer to a lot of blogs written by others because I think they are worth it. And…

New Cisco device monitoring management pack

Kristopher Bash has a great blog over here and his newest project was an advanced SNMP monitoring pack for SCOM R2 monitoring Cisco devices. It is fun to follow the development proces through a number of his blog postings you can find on his blog.

SCOM Dell management pack V4 released

Dell released a new version of their management packs for SCOM.
Here is the link: http://support.us.dell.com/support/downloads/download.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=gen&releaseid=R237719&formatcnt=1&libid=0&fileid=342171
Some fixes and…

SCOM agent not starting after installation

Today I was upgrading a number of SCOM agents from SP1 to R2 version (using split monitoring at first).
After the installation the agents refused to start.
After a manual try on the machines to start the service I got the following error:


So in case you are wondering on my inactivity this time… I am in Thailand with my Thai part of the family and this time my Dutch mother went along. She has the greatest time of her life and all her previous fears fade away. It is because Thailand is a…

Where is my SCOM R2?

Update to below post: Still not on MSDN but available on partner download site now. I saw on the blog from my friend Marnix that he had it on MVLS as well now.
Well my friends… I did have some discussions about the availability of the SCOM R2 bits…

Wow, 3 months

Did it really take 3 months to publish another blog entry? Things have been busy, so I am sorry I haven’t kept up so far. Will be back a bit bit quicker now 😀

DPM Reporting error 3013

I came across a DPM server where I could not get into the Reporting tab.
It gave an error:
Could not connect to SQL Server Reporting Server because of IIS Connectivity issues.
On the computer on which the DPM database was created, restart the World…

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