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Error: SCOM Alerts Showing in a Different Language

Error: SCOM Alerts Showing in a Different Language

If you have SCOM agent all around the world, you will probably face this issue. Mostly for event monitor based, alert description field could be in a different language (non-English), even for OS installed with En-Us language settings. To resolve this issue, you’ll need to modify some registry keys of your SCOM agent service account. By default, the account used by SCOM agent service is Local System (SID S-1-5-18). The keys you need to modify on each server where your encounter the…

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System Center 2012 R2 – High Availability: Configuration Manager

System Center 2012 R2 – High Availability: Configuration Manager

To finish this series about how to implement each product of System Center 2012 R2 suite as highly available and how to backup & recover them, in this article we will focus on System Center Configuration Manager. System Center Virtual Machine Manager System Center Orchestrator System Center Operations Manager System Center Data Protection Manager System Center Service Manager In order to make your Configuration Manager infrastructure highly available you will have to: Deploy each Configuration Manager site database on a SQL Server failover…

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System Center 2012 R2 – High Availability: Data Protection Manager

System Center 2012 R2 – High Availability: Data Protection Manager

To continue series about how to implement each product of System Center 2012 R2 suite as highly available and how to backup & recover them, in this article we will focus on System Center Data Protection Manager. System Center Virtual Machine Manager System Center Orchestrator System Center Operations Manager System Center Configuration Manager System Center Service Manager In order to make your Service Manager infrastructure highly available you will have to: Deploy DPM on highly available virtual machine Configure a second DPM server as…

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System Center 2012 R2 – High Availability: Service Manager

System Center 2012 R2 – High Availability: Service Manager

To continue series about how to implement each product of System Center 2012 R2 suite as highly available and how to backup & recover them, in this article we will focus on System Center Service Manager. System Center Virtual Machine Manager System Center Orchestrator System Center Operations Manager System Center Data Protection Manager System Center Configuration Manager For remember System Center Service Manager 2012 R2 is composed of six major parts, as described below: Service Manager Management Server: Contains the main software…

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System Center 2012 R2 – High Availability: Operations Manager

System Center 2012 R2 – High Availability: Operations Manager

To continue series about how to implement each product of System Center 2012 R2 suite as highly available and how to backup & recover them. In this article, we will focus on System Center Operations Manager (also known as OpsMgr and SCOM). System Center Virtual Machine Manager System Center Orchestrator System Center Data Protection Manager System Center Configuration Manager System Center Service Manager Unlike OpsMgr 2007, you can natively maintain availability and redundancy for your management servers in any management group. System Center…

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What’s New in SCOM 2016

What’s New in SCOM 2016

If you are looking for what’s new in OpsMgr 2016, you can have a look to Kevin Greene’s System Center Universe Europe 2015 presentation video here. In brief, SCOM 2016 (TP3 as of today) include these features: Installs on Windows Server 2016 (2012 R2) and SQL 2014 (2012 SP2) Web Console requires Silverlight 5 and run on IE11 but not on MS Edge Operations Console now supported for deployment on Windows 10 & Windows Server 2016 No support for monitoring…

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System Center 2012 R2 – High Availability: Orchestrator

System Center 2012 R2 – High Availability: Orchestrator

To continue series about how to implement each product of System Center 2012 R2 suite as highly available and how to backup & recover them, in this article we will focus on System Center Orchestrator. System Center Virtual Machine Manager System Center Operations Manager System Center Service Manager System Center Data Protection Manager System Center Configuration Manager Unlike Virtual Machine Manager, you can’t install Orchestrator service as a Failover Cluster role. For remember, Orchestrator is composed of several role and services. Management…

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System Center 2012 R2 – High Availability: Virtual Machine Manager

System Center 2012 R2 – High Availability: Virtual Machine Manager

The goal of this series is to see how to implement each product of System Center 2012 R2 suite as highly available and how to backup & recover them. System Center Orchestrator System Center Operations Manager System Center Service Manager System Center Data Protection Manager System Center Configuration Manager Obviously, the most straightforward method of making the server that hosts a System Center product highly available is to deploy that product within a highly available virtual machine and configure a replica virtual…

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Add a Consolidator Condition to a SCOM Monitor

Add a Consolidator Condition to a SCOM Monitor

In a lot of default SCOM management packs provided by Microsoft, we can found 2-state or 3-state monitor without consolidator. This means that as soon as the state detection condition (based on a script for example) executed at a regular interval no longer fulfills the criteria, the associated monitor goes directly into a warning or critical condition and generally create an alert. But mostly, this is only a temporary status that corresponds to side effects resulting from other network services, and…

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Error: SCOM Delta Synchronization Engine Failed to Execute (Event ID 29181)

Error: SCOM Delta Synchronization Engine Failed to Execute (Event ID 29181)

In the event viewer of your management server, if you see recursive error with Event ID 29181 with exception Data access operation failed, it means that Delta Synchronization engine work item failed to execute due to incorrect configuration of SQL Compatibility Level. To fix this error, you have to change SQL Compatibility Level to SQL 2008(100) or newer of your Operations Manager database in SQL Management Studio.