General Operations Manager Feedback

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  1. Add a column that shows Alert type "Rule" or "Monitor"

    Add a column that shows Alert type "Rule" or "Monitor". Also add a filter in there for alert type to display Rule or Monitor or both

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  2. Possibilities when creating Dashboards in Webconsole

    I want better design possibilities when creating dashboards in the webconsole.


    1. Want possibilities to change the size of tiles.


    2. Want possibilities to create headlines that can be formated.


    3. Want possibilities to group objects in the dashboard.


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  3. SCOM Effective Monitoring Configuration for Alert - Alert Action

    Provide an Alert Action which when executed against an alert will pick the Monitor/Rule and Monitoring Object of the Alert and will output Effective Monitoring Configuration

    20 votes
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  4. Allow SCOM to support Log Analytic agent deployments

    The SCOM agent version deployed by SCOM is defined by the UR level. With Log Analytics agents, version control is becoming an issue. I propose some mechanism to allow SCOM to deploy the latest Log Analytics agent. Either as a patch or an alternate agent update version.

    2 votes
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  5. Ability to export objects from the active view in the console

    It would be incredibly useful to be able to generate CSV or plain text files comprised of output containing all the objects in the active view of the SCOM console.

    3 votes
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  6. Start-SCOMAgentMaintenanceMode should have -Force parameter

    Agent -initiated maintenance mode https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/system-center/scom/manage-maintenance-mode-overview?view=sc-om-2019#enable-from-target-system-1 is great, however as of now it still forces an answer in the console prompt - preventing the use from automated scripts that run on target systems. Adding a -Force parameter that skips the "are you sure?" check would be very welcome and trivial to implement, without us having to reverse and simulate the behaviour to reach the same effect.

    25 votes
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  7. De-Activate and Activate a Management Pack

    It would be handy to De-Activate a MP instead of deleting it. Or set a MP in maintenance.

    88 votes
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  8. need diagnostic and recovery tasks for log monitoring

    seems that when i setup a log monitor there is not an diagnostic and recovery tab. so i am unable to add any of these tasks with a log monitor. other monitors have a diagnostic and recovery tab so automation is able to be added with those monitors. however for log monitoring, we have to take manual reaction to these alerts since the diagnostic and recovery tab does not exist. we need to have that option for log monitors.

    3 votes
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  9. Design Scom to support Kusto language instead of SQL Query

    Currently we are able to collect monitoring data, Audit through ACS or dashboard deployment, either by Scom Console or VSAE or other partner tools. Depending on the dashboard and customer skill, it's a struggle to create these tasks and many give up and move for a easier competitor monitoring tool.
    With Kusto Language used by Azure Monitor, many customers had a good feedback because it's easier to create dasboards and query data. However some ones are restrict to use Cloud Solution due to company policy and prefer using on-premises solutions.
    Another barrier for using SQL query is a dependence from…

    24 votes
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  10. HTML administration portal in Web Console

    Provide Operations Console administration functionality as a HTML portal in Web Console.

    46 votes
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  11. The autoSignOutInterval issue in the web console

    Please add this paramater for autoSignOutInterval to new SCOM Web console so session time-out can be customized properly.

    50 votes
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  12. Path, MP, Class, GUIDs, etc. Columns Needed in Numerous Screens


    • Groups: Add column for MP (where group is defined/stored)

    • Groups: add column to view "total members"

    • Group Explicit Members: Only the DisplayName of classes appear. There are many, many duplicate class names and it's nearly impossible to select the correct one. Add columns for MP and class Name.

    • Subscriptions: add column to view "subscription giud"

    • Performance View: when adding specific rules to a perf view only the DisplayName of the rules appear. Add columns for Name and MP.

    • Management Pack/Alert Tuning: Add path information

    • State Views: Add column for class Name and Monitoring Object ID

    150 votes
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  13. Add the "Alert Closure Failure" dashboard to the Operations Console

    Most administrators are using the Operations Console to manage their SCOM environment, it would be practical if the "Alert Closure Failure" dashboard existed in the Operations Console as well and not only in the Web Console.

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  14. Allow to include multiple criteria under "custom field" when creating an alert view

    We cannot include multiple criteria under "custom field" when creating an alert view for filtering. Reference Microsoft case:119103124002664

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  15. SCOM2016/2019 Web Consoles - Need Mgmt Group Name added to header bar

    Folks, we have multiple instances of SCOM running, many of which are accessed by the same teams. In the Web Console the Mgmt Group name is not visible anywhere on the screen and teams are finding it difficult to understand which console they are currently connected to. Can the Mgmt Group name be added to the header bar?

    3 votes
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  16. Make Alert Windows Resizable

    Would like it so the Alert window is resizable as when I use Edge or Chrome I can't resize the alert window.

    5 votes
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  17. UPN support in Webconsole

    Just installed an SCOM2019 environment. UPNs still do not work in the web console login ...

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  18. Enable delivery address field for commands

    Enable delivery address field for commands, so it will be possible to send alerts to subscribers through Powershell scripts

    command : "myScript.ps1" '$Data/Recipients/To/Address/Address$' ...

    3 votes
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  19. allow for logging of channel command activity

    when we setup a channel we don't have the ability to log its output for troubleshooting

    4 votes
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  20. Create new channel for subscriptions - REST API

    When creating a new subscription, it would be nice not to rely on custom scripts but have custom HTTP API webhook to send the alert to. Webhooks seem to be a standard way in 2019, and would give a nice refreshment to next iteration of SCOM.

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