Quick Guide to SCOM – the 101 guide

Today I will re-blog some usefull stuff that I came across and that I want to remember B)
So lets start with this one:
Two SCOM premier field engineer guys wrote a SCOM 101 guide with a lot of good information for starting SCOM admins.
A table fo contents to give you an idea of what it contains:
•Where do I see Views / Monitoring / Alerts etc. for my technology?
•Something shows as Red. How do I figure out why it is showing as Red?
•How do I get more detail on what is in my Technology’s Management Pack?
•How do I disable or tune something in Ops Mgr?
•How do I create a rule to be alerted on a scenario such as a user being added to domain admins?
•How do I create a Subscription which will notify when a given alert occurs.
•How do I know if OpsMgr is collecting a specific performance counter?
•How do I create a rule to collect performance data that is not already collected in a management pack, and show it in the graphs in Operations Manager?
•How do I create a performance monitor to monitor if a performance counter sample exceeds a threshold?
•How do I run a report for a performance counter that OpsMgr is collecting?
•How Do I Generate a Top ‘n’ Performance Report?
•How do I know what parameters are available in an event to monitor off?
•Appendix – Best Practices:
You can find this document here on Kevin Holman’s blog.
All credits and thanks to Antoni Hanus and Jesse Harris from Microsoft PFE! And of course to our hero Kevin for hosting the file.
Bob Cornelissen