Today, I put together another management pack for SCOM, and this time this management pack monitors if servers need a reboot. The management checks for a pending reboot requirement in four places… ¬†These three registry locations are checked for values that indicate a reboot is required: HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Auto Update HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Component Based Servicing And,¬†Microsoft.Update.SystemInfo is queried for a requirement to reboot. After testing though, I did notice that some applications.. Read More