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Discovering and monitoring SNMP tables [SNMP MP Chap 5] #scom #sysctr

It has been a while since I first wrote about SNMP monitoring with OpsMgr. In my last installment I left open the chance to build a more sophisticated module to better manage tables, since I didn’t receive many requests I left the chance on the table, until today. The bad guy that pushed me to […]


Addendum Management Pack for Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2 #sysctr #scom

This new addendum MP for Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 is set to grow with new rules and monitors. In this release it offers: [rule] Alerting on dirty shutdown of any OS Environment (warning level). [rule] Alerting on boken trust relationship with the domain of reference for any OS Environment (warning […]

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Cluster CSV disk monitoring with #scom #sysctr

The standard cluster disk monitoring management pack falls short on monitoring cluster disks and cluster shared volumes (CSV). I wrote on the topic a while ago (The new OS management pack and cluster disks) and it was time to add some more contents to the previsou management pack. In my previous post I wrote I […]


The new OS management pack and cluster disks

The new OS management pack (see has tons of improvements, among them, there’s a new way to manage cluster disks and cluster shared volumes. Now these disks are associated with the cluster name, as it should have always been, and not to the node name. This new paradigm has a drawback: the MP author […]

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Powershell module doesn’t obey optional parameters

When I stuck into this issue it took a couple of hours to understand what was going wrong in my management pack. Let’s start from the error I got: Log Name: Operations Manager Source: HealthService Date: 11/16/2011 4:48:25 PM Event ID: 4509 Task Category: Health Service Level: Error Keywords: Classic User: N/A Computer: Description: The […]

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