(Hopefully) Useful Information on Microsoft System Center, Hyper-V and Cloud

SCOM 2012 – Which RunAs Profiles use RunAs Accounts?

Within SCOM 2012 RunAs accounts and profiles are used to control the credentials that are used to perform different monitoring of different applications or different environments.  The number of RunAs Accounts can grow very quickly, and be used with many different RunAs profile, which can start to get difficult to administer and troubleshoot should an issue occur. A good example of issues that can occur was documented by Marnix here,.. Read More

DPM 2012 R2 Installation Error 811

During the installation of System Center 2012 R2 – Data Protection Manager, you may experience a failure and receive event ID 811:     As is often the case with these installation errors, the information provided doesn’t really give you much to on, plus the DPM error code catalogue had no information and neither did perusing articles after a Bing search.  With this, I had to open up the DPM install.. Read More