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SCOM showing IP Address instead of Network Device Name (FQDN)

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

SCOM showing IP Address instead of Network Device Name (FQDN)

In my previous article Configure and Monitor Network Devices in SCOM I described how to discover a Network Device in SCOM however I got questions from the team working here Why the SCOM is showing only IP Address of the monitored device instead of Device Name in console. It was not only the SCOM console where Network Device name was not visible but the alert notification and the alerts (being...

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Configure and Monitor AudioCodes Gateway in SCOM

Posted by on Apr 7, 2017 in SCOM, SCOM 2012, SCOM 2016

Configure and Monitor AudioCodes Gateway in SCOM

Recently our Skype for Business project team contacted us to inform that they are going to deploy few AudioCodes Gateways in their SFB environment. AudioCodes is a VoIP technology market leader focused on converged VoIP & data communications and its products are certified with Microsoft. They wanted to get the monitoring done for those Audio Codes devices though SCOM. So, we contacted...

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Configure and Monitor Network Devices in SCOM

Posted by on Apr 7, 2017 in SCOM, SCOM 2012, SCOM 2016

Configure and Monitor Network Devices in SCOM

If we talk about Operations Manager capabilities to monitor Network devices, it can monitor physical network routers and switches, including the interfaces and ports on those devices, and the virtual local area networks (VLANs) and Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP) groups that they participate in, as well as firewalls and load balancers. Operations Manager can show you how your network is...

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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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Maintenance Mode History in SCOM

Posted by on Mar 4, 2017 in SCOM, SCOM 2012, SCOM 2016, SQL

Maintenance Mode History in SCOM

Recently we got a question from our server support team whether it’s possible to get the Maintenance Mode history of a particular server in SCOM or there’s any built in report available in SCOM to fetch this information. I believe sometimes you would also be getting the same question from management whether the specific server was in Maintenance Mode during specific time interval as SCOM doesn’t...

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