Archive for category Debugging

SC 2012 OpsMgr – GSM Troubleshooting quick note (#sysctr #scom)

Cameron Fuller has published an excellent blog on GSM troubleshooring (Determining what is going on with GSM using OpsMgr event collection and views (#SCOM, #SYSCTR)). On a quick side note I found myself in the condition of having to troubleshoot GSM and workflow tracing cannot be used. If you try to use workflow tracing for […]

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Issues connecting SvcMgr 2012 to OpsMgr 2012 (Part 2)

Following the post Issues connecting SvcMgr 2012 to OpsMgr 2012 (Part 1) in part 2 I will detail debugging steps I have taken and a possible workaround. Since I can repro the issue out of SM I started attaching a WinDbg to my sample application and I loaded psscor2 to enable Managed Code debug. I […]


Issues connecting SvcMgr 2012 to OpsMgr 2012 (Part 1)

This post is about an issue I encountered last week trying to connect Service Manager 2012 to Operations Manager 2012 in my lab Environment. While configuring the connector using the “Operations Manager CI connector wizard” I received the following error : An object of type MonitoringClass with Id 1d870aa6-edb4-7d13-3950-d3c73755d6bf was not found. Daniele that is […]


OpsMgr Upgrading to SQL Server 2008 R2–issue with scheduled reports

In one of my latest post I addressed to steps required to successfully move to SQL 2008 R2. Remember you need CU5 for SQL 2008 R2 if not you’ll have performance issues. Now I want to made you aware of a bug you’re going to encounter once you move OpsMgr to SQL 2008 R2. You […]


Still fighting against bad performance data… but getting some results

As you may recall I blogged about an issue with disk performance counters on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Basically the LogicalDisk sec/transfer counter was pretty unusable on those systems, see Disk performance reporting. Obviously this matters only if you use such a counter as a KPI for your disks, we’re using […]