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  1. Fix maintenance Schedule replication on HA SQL for SCOM

    With SCOM Always On sql architecture. Whenever a maintenance schedule is created it is not replicated to secondary DB. This requires manual effort with DB permissions to replicate the SQL agent job. The schedule is not effective until its replicated which eliminates the self service feature for end users. Not every one has DB permissions.

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  2. 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.

    18 votes
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  3. HTML administration portal in Web Console

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

    12 votes
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  4. 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.

    10 votes
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  5. 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.

    4 votes
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  6. 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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  7. 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.

    3 votes
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  8. 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.

    4 votes
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  9. 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.

    3 votes
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  10. 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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  11. Solve Maintenance mode Conflict by use the furthest end time.

    Best way to explain is an exemple.

    I put a logical drive in Maintenance Mode for 60 Min.

    If my collegue put the windows Computer in maintenance WITH Child Iems for 15 min during my maintenance, My logical disk will be out of maintenance a the end on the Computer Maintenance.

    Normaly i expect the maintenance on my Logical disk should be end at his scheduled end time MINIMUM never Before.

    Thanks

    23 votes
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  12. Multi Select Alerts in Web Console

    Can we please have the ability to select more than one alert in the Web Console?

    At present (v1801), you can only select one update at a time

    This makes changing the likes of the Resolution State time consuming if there are a few of them..

    5 votes
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  13. make SCOM Faster!!!

    SCOM can be extremely slow and is a constant issue for our users, like embarrassingly slow...Not sure what it will take to improve the console speed but here are some suggestions:
    Configure the views to be efficient out of the box.
    Disable by default whatever is taking so long to load.
    Re-design the database. More indexes.
    Cache the views on the SCOM Console servers.
    Make a better search function, so even if it is slow, users can quickly find what they are looking for.
    Load pieces of the views at a time, like server name, then health state, then MM.…

    528 votes
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  14. Ability to use gMSA accounts in SCOM

    Do any of you have a requirement to use gMSA accounts in your SCOM environment? If you do, please upvote this suggestion and kindly add the scenario you hope to use it for and how it would help you.

    234 votes
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  15. Auditing changes in SCOM

    I have no way to know who made what changes in the SCOM environment. There are multiple admins and they change settings such as Install MPs/ Remove MPs/ Change Overrides/ Author new rules/ Change Admin settings/ Create new users/etc. There is never a way to know who did what.

    This is a feature request to Audit all major changes to the SCOM environment.

    345 votes
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  16. Dynamic Application Discovery for creating Distributed Applications (Services)

    Implementation of dynamic application discovery like former BlueStripe software and building the corresponding distributed application with all it's dependencies.

    216 votes
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    under review  ·  SCOM PMs responded

    Thanks for your suggestion and up-votes. This request is under review and we will keep this thread updated on developments about the integration.

    Meanwhile, I have a question for everyone that requested this feature. Hypothetically speaking, “If” this feature will be available in SCOM console ONLY if you have the OMS addon, would you be willing to/able to use this feature? Do any of you have a limitation of not being able to use OMS along with your SCOM environment?

  17. Alert object should always contain source server FQDN

    The alert object does not always contain the source FQDN of the generating server. This property should be able to get by PowerShell. This would help building connectors using PowerShell / SMA etc.

    203 votes
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  18. Update SCOM like SCCM

    use a tab like SCCM to select and self install and update scom by itself .

    the tab should list each UR or version new features

    14 votes
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  19. Prevent Management Servers to be put into Maintenance Mode

    Make a bool setting on each Management Server object to check mark, that this MS cannot be accidentally put into Maintenenance Mode. This would avoid a lot of Problems for customers who put servers into Maintenance Mode.

    79 votes
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  20. Multi Tenancy

    Better Multi Tenancy support. As an hoster with both datacenter and on-premise customers we need better support for customers integration and general setup in the console.

    125 votes
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