Get to know your monitor

Ever need to disable a specific monitor? I know I get tired of clicking through the console, maybe you do too? Do you know the Monitor name and class? If yes, then you can enable/disable monitors from PowerShell   So let’s get started. From your management server, you can run SCOM commands as your ID […]

PowerShell Rule and Monitor Template packs MP including fragments

  Hit the easy button!   For all those diehard SCOM Console MP authoring folks, don’t forget about Wei Lim’s blogs to help add PowerShell script functionality into rules and monitors.   PowerShell Rules Blog PowerShell Monitor blog Performance Data blog Download Rule Download Monitor   If authoring with Visual […]

Optimize SQL for SCOM

Maybe I’m old school, but do you ever feel like optimizing SQL is like playing a video game? Keep on shooting, hopefully you don’t hit your thrusters and drift and then die!   Does your SQL DBA Team (or did you): NTFS Allocation Unit set to 64KB for the SQL Server drives Dedicate memory for […]

Setting up OMS Capacity and Performance

Do you know what your HyperV hosts are doing? Not a HyperV fan, there’s a VMWare solution also here   Documentation Capacity dashboard Details   Troubleshooting dashboard Firewall Windows Agents   Verify in Operations Manager if you have any error events Event ID 4506 in this case is the Capacity and Performance […]