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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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SCOM 2012 R2 – SQL Server installation Step by Step

Posted by on Oct 14, 2016 in SCOM 2012, SQL

SCOM 2012 R2 – SQL Server installation Step by Step

If you are planning to install SCOM application, the first thing which needs to be done before running the SCOM setup will be the SQL Server installation. Make sure you have installed the .NET Framework 3.5 before starting the SQL Server installation otherwise you will get the installation error. You can install .NET Framework 3.5 from Add Roles and Features under Server Manager Dashboard. Also,...

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Creating SCOM Reports through Report Builder

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

Creating SCOM Reports through Report Builder

There are scenarios wherein people ask us to provide us few reports however we don’t have those reports configured in SCOM. We do have the SQL queries through which we can fetch the data from SQL however we can’t give the query to everyone so they can generate the report from SCOM DW whenever they need it. So, in such scenarios it’s good to create a report in SCOM using those SQL queries and...

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Schedule SCOM Reports through Email

Posted by on Sep 9, 2016 in SCOM 2012, SQL

Schedule SCOM Reports through Email

We all are aware of the benefits which we get from the SCOM Reporting feature wherein we can fetch the desired reports whenever we need. There is one more beneficial feature which Reporting Services gives is the Scheduled Reports.  Which means SCOM can automatically send the desired reports to your team members, management or stakeholders through email. There are scenarios wherein different...

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Fixing Error while creating Report Subscription in SCOM

Posted by on Sep 9, 2016 in SCOM 2012, SQL

Fixing Error while creating Report Subscription in SCOM

Recently someone reported an issue to me wherein they were trying to create a Report Subscription in SCOM so that reports can be sent to respective stakeholders through email however they were getting error while saving the Report Subscription. So, I thought giving it a try with them so I can see the complete error message and can go for the solution accordingly. After providing all the required...

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