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  1. Remove .NET framework v3.5 dependency in SCOM 2019 SDKs

    The latest SCOM 2019 SDKs and referenced MPs are using .NET framework v3.5 while seal and importing management packs via sdk/c#. Also it asked to install .NET framework 3.5 features. Because .NET Framework 3.5 is not included by default in Windows 10 or Windows Server 2016/2019.

    Sample Code: https://systemscenter.ru/scom2012sdk.en/

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  2. 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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  3. Password lost in runas screen of run program activity in MS Orchestrator

    In a version of MS orchestrator ugpraded from 2016 and 2019, when we entered a password in run as fields in run activity, it worked the first time.Then later when we run it later, it lost the password, the password field shows empty

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  4. Create new managementpack versions without the need of uservoice

    It seems MS likes us to vote on new managementpacks in this forum if we need or want them.
    I would like to suggest that MS creates new versions when they bring out new versions of software without us need to ask for it.
    Examples:
    Hyper-v
    Exchange
    New versions of operating systems both windows and linux
    MSMQ
    IIS,
    heck all the products MS is creating theirselfs

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  5. Prevent objects already in manual maintenance mode, entering automatic maintenance mode

    If you, for instance, put several Windows Computers in maintenance via the scheduler and one of them was already put in maintenance manually, that one will get out of maintenance when the scheduler ends.
    Same deal for hosted objects that were put in maintenance manually.

    Also check here: https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/systemcenter/en-US/e2af78b9-70b2-4282-b647-71f41dc0b476/scom-20162019-maintenance-schedules-stop-manually-configured-maintenance?forum=operationsmanagergeneral

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  6. User

    I am using Android 8. I have hackers using Windows 7 an possibility of Mac is. They have control over my phone. I don't even have administaive permission due to their control. No matter what virus or malware I run it doesn't pick up the fact that their system has complete control.
    They are using Microsoft programs for reason nodesirable. What can I do to remove that access when at times they are usiing same wifi

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  7. 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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  8. Java EE MP (v10.19.1011.0): Incorrect supported app server versions in JEEAppServerLibrary.ps1

    I was trying to manually add a WebLogic 12c application for monitoring in SCOM 2019 and was encountering the following error:

    .\NewJEEAppServer.ps1 -ManagementServer MGMTSVR1 -Target https://app.site.domain.com:443 -JEEAppServerType WebLogic
    WebClient call failed to server: https://app.site.domain.com:443
    Unable to determine the application server type and version : https://app.site.domain.com:443

    After trying the old management pack (v7.5.1038.0), this error did not appear and the application appeared to be successfully added, however no further discoveries take place. I assumed this was down to different versions of BeanSpy and the .ps1 scripts themselves, so reverted this and looked further into the new management pack scripts.

    It appears…

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  9. Version Agnostic MP (7.0.15.0) Clustered Instance Discovery Issues

    The version agnostic management pack (v7.0.15.0) appears to have issues discovering clustered SQL Server instances. I deployed it alongside a fresh SCOM 2019 build without any of the old SQL Server management packs imported, and only some instances/databases are being discovered – it’s a very strange mix of results. We have a SQL 2014 instance that gets discovered fully (including databases), a SQL 2016 instance which is discovered with its databases but are not monitored, and SQL 2016/2017 instances that aren’t discovered at all.

    I then imported the SQL 2016 management pack (v7.0.15.0) and it discovered all the clustered instances/databases…

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  10. DFSR management pack performance colleciton rules bug

    Performance rules in DFSR management packs do not work in latest versions. Looks like "include all instances" is not selected in any of them. Recreating these rules with this option enabled collects and shows perf data.
    See this topic for details: https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/systemcenter/en-US/614a4788-cda6-4194-aec0-e6a6446201e4/dfsr-management-pack-missing-performance-graphs?forum=operationsmanagermgmtpacks

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  11. Scom 2019 and SLES 11

    is there a way to install a Scom agent on Linux Sles 11?
    there is a problem with Openssl, max 0.9.8 under Sles 11 but the agent requests Openssl 1.0 minimum
    is there another compatible agent (older?)?
    thank you
    Stéphane

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  12. Bug in Microsoft System Center Management Pack for AD CS 2016 Management Pack

    There is a bug in this Management Pack which causes it to fail when TLS 1.2 is enforced. The error is:

    Topology10.0Discovery.vbs : Unable to connect to the database with the specified configuration string. Please make sure that your connection string is valid and that your credentials are authorized to access the database. Cause: [DBNETLIB][ConnectionOpen (SECCreateCredentials()).]SSL Security error.

    The bug in the discovery is in Topology10.0Discovery.vbs in this line of code:

    GetOpsMgrDBConnectionString = "Provider=SQLOLEDB;Data Source=" & sDBServerName & ";Initial Catalog=" & sDBName & ";Integrated Security=SSPI;"

    Provider=SQLOLEDB fails when TLS 1.2 is enforced. Per this article, it should be updated:

    https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/kevinjustin/2017/11/08/sql-native-client-for-tls1-2/

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  13. MSDTC discovery isn't targeted correctly

    Seems that the MSDTC discoveries in the 2012 and 2016 OS Management packs target all windows servers. This causes multiple instances to be discovered and duplicate alerts generated on a failure.

    MPs should be updated to target the OS that they cover instead of all Windows Servers.

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  14. Add overridable perfomance collection optimization for nix management packs

    We have 1200 win agents and 250 unix agent in SCOM

    So, nix agents produces more perf data than all windows agents

    Reason: there are no optimization for performance counters at all

    Yes, you can rewrite and add module , but its almost impossible due CMDB sync in big companies

    It will be great to add overridable percentage perf. optimization

    (Same situation in sql mp, dfs mp...everywhere)

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  15. Regularly update the managementpack page versions and dates

    Regularly update the managementpack page versions and dates

    The site https://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/16174.microsoft-management-packs.aspx were you can find all managementpacks is showing old dates and versions.
    For example currently the pack for DHCP 2016 and higher is showing version 1.0.11.0 while there is already a newever version. You now only see this when you click into that pack so it's not easy to see which new or updated packs are released recently.
    And while you work on it make also the date column sortable so i can overview the newest packs on top.

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  16. SCOM2019 Storage Spaces Direct Management Pack

    There is a S2D management pack for SCOM2016 but it doesn't appear to be working the same in SCOM2019. Any plans to monitor S2D in SCOM2019 with management packs?

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  17. SCOM SQL 2017+ DB Log Free Space in Megabyte

    In the SQL 2017+ Management Pack is a Monitor to monitor the free DB log space in percent. We would like to monitor the free DB log space additionally in MB. We need this because we have very much DBs, and they are from very small to very big. Its to much effort to set for every DB another percent treshold. And if we set a threshold 10%, this is good for small DBs, but if we have a big DB, there is no problem when free space is for example 10% but still 100GB. So we wanna set a…

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  18. Managemnet Pack for Team Foundation Server 2018 ?

    Please provide us a supported Managemnet Pack for monitoring of "Team Foundation Server 2018" .

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  19. 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

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  20. System Center solutions to identify dependency mapping

    Hello guys, does Microsoft have some solution compatible with BMC Discovery that shows dependency Mapping from one solutions identified ? Or for network ? I appreciate your help . thanks

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