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  1. Fix SSRS 2017 Integration

    When rolling out SSRS 2017, once you add the SCOM Report Server role to it, the Reports page only gives a 500 error. Reports work in the console, but can no longer get to the web interface.

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  2. 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" '$Data/Recipients/To/Address/Address$' ...

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  3. SQL Integration MP Discovers Duplicate Integration Services

    The 2014 and 2016 SQL Integration packs have "Discover SQL Server 2014 DB Installation Source (seed)" discoveries that are targeted toward the "Windows Server" class. In environments where SSIS may be installed on SQL Clusters (and SCOM has the clustering MPs imported), this can lead to duplicate instances of the Integration services being discovered. Clustered resource "servers" are also populated into the "Windows Server" class. I creates groups populated with "Windows Server" objects with the "Is Virtual Node" property set to "True", and override the discoveries using these groups. Pan Optional MP could be included that would be imported if…

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  4. SQL Integration MP Discovers Duplicate Integration Services

    The 2014 and 2016 SQL Integration packs have "Discover SQL Server 2014 DB Installation Source (seed)" discoveries that are targeted toward the "Windows Server" class. In environments where SSIS may be installed on SQL Clusters (and SCOM has the clustering MPs imported), this can lead to duplicate instances of the Integration services being discovered. Because clustered resource "servers" are also populated into the "Windows Server" class, they too discover SSIS instances. In one example here, one cluster that only has two base nodes had five different SSIS instances discovered, when only the base nodes should be discovered. I had to…

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  5. Service Level Tracking - Add 'Business Hours'

    Please add the ability to define 'business hours' or schedules when authoring SLO objects. This would allow SLO tracking of objects only at given times or schedules to match business needs.

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  6. Optional Event Collection MP for DNS MPs version 10.0.9.3 Doesn't Enable 2016 Rules

    Looks like maybe the optional event collection MP wasn't updated to enable the 2016 rules?

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  7. Provide option for alternative installation directories on Operations Console for agent installation on unix/linux servers other than /tmp/

    Currently default directory for agent installation on Unix/Linux servers using Operations Console is /tmp/scx-username. However, if /tmp directory is hardened due to security reasons for unix/linux servers on customer environment, they will have to manually install scom agent on unix/linux servers and does not have an alternative to install the agent from Operations console on other directory.

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  8. TFS 2018 tweaks for TFS 2017 Management Pack

    Post a documentation to use TFS 2017 MP for monitoring TFS 2018.

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  9. 6 votes
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  10. SCOM 1807 monitoring Oracle Linux %used memory is not accurate

    SCOM 1807 monitoring Oracle Linux %used memory. What is displayed on the dashboard and performance charts are not the same as seen on the server itself. Please see thread https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/systemcenter/en-US/99c37ed5-82a6-487a-95af-3e094effca7a/linux-memory-monitoring?forum=operationsmanagerunixandlinux for a description of the issue.

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  11. 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.

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  12. 3 votes
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  13. allow for exporting of subscription criteria detail

    would like a powershell script to export all the detail of a subscriptions monitoring criteria which includes all the names and descriptions; not just a GUID.

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  14. allow for logging of channel command activity

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

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  15. Change the label for CustomFields 1-10 to something more read able, eq Asset Id

    On Alerts it would be nice to have the possibility to change the label of the columns name to something more read able, eq 'Custom Field 1' to 'Asset Id'

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  16. Azure MP and Log Analytics MP

    These two management packs break each other when deployed together. BOTH management packs require workarounds to fix an issue with Microsoft.IdentityModel.Clients.ActiveDirectory, and they are each dependent upon 2 different versions of that assembly, so it is impossible to configure both at the same time without continuously swapping out these .dlls. Additionally, both management packs come up with many missing assemblies, which have to be copied from other locations to get them to work at all. Where is the quality control?

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  17. HTML authoring portal in Web Console

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

    4 votes
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  18. HTML administration portal in Web Console

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

    38 votes
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  19. 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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  20. 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.

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