SCOM 2022 UR1 is released!

System Center 2022 UR1 was recently released, and it comes with a lot of issues fixed. As an enhancement, it also ties with another big announcement in the SCOM space in recent days, the SCOM MI. This release allows you to discover Azure Monitor SCOM MI (read more about that here) from the console.  This … Read more

Windows Admin Center 2211 generally available

Microsoft released Windows Admin Center (WAC) 2211 yesterday as Generally Available. There is of course a lot of good stuff included again in the areas of the platform itself, Azure Stack HCI management, WAC in Azure etc. A good list of all the good new stuff can be found on the following page: Windows Admin … Read more

How to start with SCOM Managed Instance

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) has been around for many years as you all know. In most cases this runs in a datacenter and monitors your datacenter resources, such as infrastructure, servers and applications. The last few years more companies have been adopting cloud and hybrid workloads as well as datacenter workloads. We have … Read more

Microsoft Azure Stack HCI Sizer

Looking to transform your data center into more modern, easy to manage and cloud-driven infrastructure? Well, first of all – congratulations! You’re on the right path 😀 – Azure Stack HCI is probably the hottest cake in the hybrid cloud market right now. If you’re planning to move onto Azure Stack HCI but not sure … Read more

SCOM and Mount Point monitoring

We occasionally get questions from the community about monitoring mountpoints. Either for Exchange mount points or SQL servers with mount points. Lately I saw one for Exchange Mount Points and SCOM. Now, the thing is that Exchange has a lot of built-in monitoring scripts whether you use a monitoring product such as SCOM or not. … Read more

SCOM and SQL Authentication

Hi all. After encountering some problems at a location with the installation and running of SCOM, which was related to SQL Authentication settings, it is time to write up a blog post about it. I also have a bit of information about what happens if you do not set this up right. Theory In the … Read more

SCOM 2019 UR4 released

Yesterday System Center 2019 UR4 was released as can be seen in another post on this blog from today. This includes the update for SCOM 2019 as well as KB5013427. I have been testing this update to see if we get any immediate problems in our test environment and have not had any problems yet … Read more

New in SCOM 2022 – Operator Task Credentials

One of the items added to SCOM 2022 is an option to disable the use of the predefined run as account for Operators. Let me show you why this happened and what this does! Previously In SCOM there are several user roles, such as Read-Only Operators, Operators, Advanced Operators, Administrators and a few more. When … Read more