System Center 2025 is here!!!!

We are thrilled to hear Microsoft has announced System Center 2025, the next release of Long-Term Servicing Channel (LTSC) will be GA (General Availability) in the fall of 2024. This schedule means that System Center 2025 will have updated versions of its System Center Operations Manager (SCOM), Virtual Machine Manager (VMM), Service Manager (SM), System … Read more

SCOMathon 2024

I am happy to say that SCOMathon will be organized again this year. SCOMathon 2024 will be 22 May 2024 again as an online event. Sessions will span from early morning until late in the evening, so as many people worldwide can catch some good sessions from this on the day itself. 8 sessions, 2 … Read more

SCOMeetup 2024

The SCOMeetup event will be organized by OpsLogix again in Gothenburg Sweden on 25 April 2024. It is a day of SCOM and monitoring content presented by speakers from Microsoft, TopQore, Silect, SquaredUp, Teqwave and of course OpsLogix. This is an on-site event, and it is free. If you happen to be in or around … Read more

SCOM 2022 “Failed to find a matching agent kit to install” error

In SCOM, monitoring cross-platform is almost a straightforward process when you configure the environment as explained in the documentation. You rarely have issues when discovering, installing, and monitoring the Linux agents and mostly the problem becomes agent-based, such as accounts, sudo elevation, hostname, or the firewall. This sometimes changes when there are new announcements like … Read more

Cheap SCOM training – and Cloud skills challenge

Hello friends from the SCOM and monitoring community! I want to take this opportunity to call out a few leaning opportunity regarding both SCOM and also Cloud technologies, so bare with me. First of all, TopQore offers a range of SCOM certifications and trainings, from Operator to Administrator and soon Specialist. You can find the … Read more

New SCOM management pack for Certificate monitoring

SCOM monitoring evolves constantly, sometimes through versions and features of the product and sometimes through the Management Packs. Today I want to talk about monitoring certificates and CRL’s for Windows servers and PKI. For years this was covered through a community management pack created by Raphael Burri and is maintained on Github over here. I … Read more