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Bulk Modify Explicit Group Membership through PowerShell – SCOM

Posted by on Mar 28, 2017 in PowerShell, SCOM, SCOM 2012, SCOM 2016

Bulk Modify Explicit Group Membership through PowerShell – SCOM

We were working with one of our clients wherein we migrated their server and application monitoring to Operations Manager 2016. They had a huge number of servers and manually adding the servers in Group would be a tedious task as it consumes a lot of time. So, we planned to add those servers in Group through PowerShell so we can save some time and avoid any error. There’s a wonderful Blog...

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Find Monitored Object ID in Operations Manager

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in PowerShell, SCOM, SCOM 2012, SCOM 2016, SQL

Find Monitored Object ID in Operations Manager

There are scenarios wherein SCOM Administrators need to find out the GUID of monitored object in Operations Manager. One recent example, we had around hundred objects to which we wanted to add in a specific group in Operations Manager however manual process would be a hectic and time consuming task. So, we decided to modify the Explicit Group Membership using PowerShell which need GUID of the...

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Fetch Operations Manager Version Information

Posted by on Feb 16, 2017 in PowerShell, SCOM, SCOM 2012, SCOM 2016

Fetch Operations Manager Version Information

There are scenarios wherein administrators need to look for the SCOM version information whenever they need to install the Update Release, raise a case with Microsoft, go for a disaster recovery, etc.… I know it’s not a tuff task to obtain the SCOM version information however I came across few scenarios wherein I saw SCOM beginners struggling to obtain this information. One of the recent...

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Export list of running Rules and Monitors for SCOM Agent

Posted by on Nov 23, 2016 in PowerShell, SCOM 2012, SCOM 2016

Export list of running Rules and Monitors for SCOM Agent

Almost every SCOM Administrator must be getting this question in their organization from management or their co-workers “What’s exactly SCOM is monitoring on their servers”. Actually they wants to know what all is being monitored for their servers through SCOM. It’s really a valid question as the person who is investing a good amount of money to monitor their servers, should know what all Rules...

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Enable Agent Proxy for SCOM Agents

Posted by on Oct 19, 2016 in PowerShell, SCOM 2012

Enable Agent Proxy for SCOM Agents

Few months back one of my good friends managing Active Directory asked me why it’s required to enable Agent Proxy option for the managed servers in SCOM? This is actually a very good question. Agent Proxy for the managed servers is disabled by default in SCOM however there are huge number of Management Packs depend on an agent setting to enable proxy mode. If it’s not enabled, you will get Agent...

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Reset SCOM Unit Monitors in Bulk

Posted by on Aug 23, 2016 in PowerShell, SCOM 2012

Reset SCOM Unit Monitors in Bulk

Recently someone asked me if there’s any possibility to reset all the Unit Monitors in Bulk as resetting the individual monitors that don’t recalculate automatically is really a tedious task. I checked few of the unhealthy servers in their SCOM environment and found there were monitors sitting in unhealthy state and there was not any open alert corresponding to those unhealthy monitors in the...

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