(Hopefully) Useful Information on Microsoft Azure, System Center & Hyper-V

SCOM – Auto-Enabling Agent Proxying

When deploying agents in SCOM, it is often required to enable agent proxying in order to achieve full monitoring. Common servers that require agent proxying are AD servers, cluster servers, Exchange servers etc. The reason for enabling agent proxying is to allow the agent to pass data about a computer name other than itself, such as another AD server that is being replicated.  For most SCOM administrators, managing agent proxying.. Read More

SCOM – Monitoring for Mount Point Labels

Hi All, Just sharing a new management pack for SCOM 2012 that I uploaded onto the TechNet Gallery. This new management pack provides a monitor to check that where mount points exist, they have labels.  The reason this is important is because SCOM will not discover mount points unless they have labels, but no alerts will be generated to advise of this.  This management pack changes that! The management pack.. Read More

SCOM – SCCM Client Management Pack v1.2.0.0

Recently released is the SCCM Client Management Pack for SCOM, version 1.2.0.0, which has a number of cool new features, and overall provides a level of monitoring far more comprehensive than the management pack provided by Microsoft.  The big new features of the MP are: Bug Fix: ConfigMgr 2012 Client Missing Client Health Evaluation (CCMEval) Execution Cycles Monitor alert parameter incorrect Added a privileged RunAs Profile for all applicable workflows.. Read More