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Step by Step Gateway Server Installation – SCOM 2016

Posted by on Oct 5, 2017 in SCOM, SCOM 2012, SCOM 2016

Step by Step Gateway Server Installation – SCOM 2016

In our previous article, we have learnt how to discover and monitor Workgroup / DMZ servers in SCOM using certificate authentication. However, imagine yourself in a situation wherein you have many Workgroup / DMS servers to be monitored or you have high latency between your Management Server and the Agent Managed Servers. What will you do? To reduce this administrative overhead and to avoid this...

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Monitor Workgroup / cross-domain servers in SCOM

Posted by on Sep 28, 2017 in SCOM, SCOM 2012, SCOM 2016

Monitor Workgroup / cross-domain servers in SCOM

In my previous article, we have learnt how to install the Root CA and create SCOM certificate template so we can use them to discover and monitor Workgroup / cross-domain / DMZ servers in our SCOM environment using certificates. Today  I will show you how to generate and install the certificates using the SCOM certificate template so we can discover Workgroup / cross-domain / DMZ server in our...

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Installing the Root CA & Creating SCOM Certificate Template

Posted by on Sep 26, 2017 in SCOM, SCOM 2012, SCOM 2016

Installing the Root CA & Creating SCOM Certificate Template

Recently we jumped into a situation wherein we did setup a SCOM 2016 infrastructure in an organization however we got request to monitor few Workgroup servers as well. System Center Operations Manager requires mutual authentication be performed between agents and management servers prior to the exchange of information between them. To secure the authentication process between the two, the...

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Fix – Error while accessing SCOM Application Advisor & Diagnostics console

Posted by on Sep 12, 2017 in SCOM, SCOM 2012, SCOM 2016

Fix – Error while accessing SCOM Application Advisor & Diagnostics console

Recently one of our clients enabled .NET application monitoring through their SCOM environment and configured it as per their requirement so they can get alerts for application down, application slowness, etc. After configuration, when they did the testing, they found that they are getting alerts for the application as expected however the Application Advisor/Diagnostics links provided under...

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SCOM Assessment through Operations Management Suite (OMS)

Posted by on Jul 25, 2017 in SCOM, SCOM 2012, SCOM 2016

SCOM Assessment through Operations Management Suite (OMS)

If we talk about one of the key concerns of a SCOM Administrator, it’s the health of Operations Manager environment. The SCOM environment should be up to date, healthy and super green. Microsoft has released the System Center Operations Manager Assessment solution that assesses the risk and health of your System Center Operations Manager Server environments. This solution is Free and available...

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Operations Manager Basic Concepts

Posted by on May 10, 2017 in SCOM, SCOM 2012, SCOM 2016

Operations Manager Basic Concepts

Applies To: System Center Operations Manager 2012, 2016. Whenever I meet people working on Non-Microsoft tools or domain, they ask me what exactly this System Center Operations Manager all about. I do explain them about this awesome tool and how it can help them in their environment. I know there’s huge number of articles available on Internet about the functionality and capabilities of...

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