SCOM Trick 11 – Seeing old or unmonitored entities

In some cases we might open the SCOM console and go into a state view and see old entries there. Devices that have actually gone already. Items that have been discovered before somehow and not being monitored. Assuming that we do not want these monitored we would like to get rid of them in our state views.
First of all check out SCOM Trick 10 and see if it is not just the SCOM console playing tricks on you.
Next you can go into the Start menu – All programs – System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 – Operations Manager Shell. When it is loaded you can type the following command:
That should get rid of a lot of the unmonitored entries.
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