Category Archives: Operations Manager

Agent Average Send Queue Size with a Blue Bar State Widget

I found this great article by Wei H Lim which displays the health state, patch level and average Send Queue size of each agent. By this we can quickly visualize which agents are collecting a lot of monitoring data. Here … Continue reading

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Using PowerShell ISE snippets to connect to SCOM

As you probably know PowerShell ISE snippets are great. If you do not know you can check this post. Since I am connecting to SCOM through PowerShell a lot and I am lazy, I created a snippet so I do not … Continue reading

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Windows Server Operating System Management Pack Extension Update – v1.2.5.6

In the end of the last year I updated my Custom Operating System Management pack. I added few things to it 😉 Tasks: Custom Logged in Users => Returns Logged users on Computer Custom Log Out User => Log Out … Continue reading

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Custom SCOM Dashboard with PowerShell Grid Widget

A while ago I wanted to create a simple Dashboard which uses PowerShell Grid Widget. I soon found this article. So I started from there.. The scenario I wanted to do is to get status and uptime of computers which … Continue reading

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Alerting on Deadlocks with the SQL Server Management Pack

I found great article written by Jimmy Harper which in short states that: There is a rule which is targeted at DB Engine which checks for Application event ID 1205 These Events are not triggered out of the box, so … Continue reading

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Is SCOM going to be lost in the haze of Cloud?

This question has been bothering me for quite a while. What are we doing, are we working on a dead product..? I came to few conclusions while walking my pet Rex (who has extinct by the way, what an irony). … Continue reading

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Check if SCOM 2012 R2 Infrastructure was upgraded to UR7 – PS Script

This Script Checks if SCOM 2012 R2 Infrastructure was upgraded to UR7. 1.) Script Gets, All Management Servers, Gateway Servers and Web Console Server 2.) Then it checks if there are event log entries which indicate Successful UR7 Installation 3.) … Continue reading

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