HackaSCOM 2021 is coming your way

HackaSCOM 2021 combines a conventional hackathon with SCOM to bring together some of the greatest SCOM experts in a head-to-head 24-hour challenge.¬†On 16 and 17 November 2021 there will be sessions to start and end the HackaSCOM and in the 24 hours in between several experts will be going nuts behind their keyboards creating some … Read more

OMI Vulnerabilities in cross-plat management extensions

Using SCOM or Azure to monitor or manage Linux/Unix systems? Read on! Recently a number of serious vulnerabilities have been found in the OMI Framework, which is used as underlying management infrastructure tooling for managing and monitoring Linux/Unix systems. Examples are the SCOM and Log Analytics agents for these systems in Azure and on-prem. And … Read more

Installing a SCOM Linux agent on a server with multiple package managers

While working for a client, the seemingly simple task of installing the SCOM Linux agent on a Red Hat 7 server, suddenly became a bit less easy. After successfully attempting to discover a server and try to manage it as well, the following error previously unknown to me was presented: Failed to install kit. Exit … Read more