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

SCOM 2019 UR3 is released and downloadable

Last night the System Center team released the System Center Operations Manager 2019 Update Rollup 3 update (SCOM 2019 UR3). The KB number is KB4594078 for this one with server version number 10.19.10505.0 (also management packs) and agent version number 10.19.10177.0. Their main post covering all of the information about SCOM 2019 UR3 can be … Read more