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  1. 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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  2. 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

    3 votes
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  3. False "Zone Query Overload" alerts from DNS Management Pack 10.1.0.0

    The data source that the "Windows DNS Server 2016 and 1709+ Detect Zone Query Overload" monitor and "Windows DNS Server 2016 and 1709+ Number Of Queries Performance Collection Rule" has an issue. If the server is under heavy CPU load at the time the data source runs, it fails and records a value of "0". This causes false alerts, as the "Zone Query Overload" is a "Delta" type monitor, so it sees a huge increase in queries when the next attempt succeeds.

    10 votes
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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Enforcing TLS1.2 - Error 1410

    Enforcing TLS1.2 - Error 1410 coming from Active Directory Certificate Services MPs - Discovery rule "Certificate Services Topology Discovery discovery rule"

    Connection string in Management Pack has to be updated to support TLS1.2

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  7. Expand MySQL Management Pack

    Expand MySQL Management Pack to include features like monitoring individual databases and replication status. The current offering, while a good start, is lacking many needed features.

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  8. 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'

    6 votes
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  9. SCOM 2012 R2 Management Pack for MSMQ on Server 2016

    There is no management pack to monitor message queue running on server 2016

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  10. 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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  11. TFS 2018 tweaks for TFS 2017 Management Pack

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

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  12. BUG in the installation process of SCOM 1801 Web Console (WORKAROUND)

    Hi together,
    again there is a bug in the Web Console, this time in SCOM 1801.

    I installed SCOM 1801 Web Console using "Enable SSL" option. But if I browse on Internet Explorer, or Firefox, etc. https://<WEB CONSOLE>/OperationsManager gives the following error:
    "The remote server returned an error: (404) Not found".

    I could broswe the following pages without any problem:
    https://<WEB CONSOLE>/Dashboard
    https://<WEB CONSOLE>/AppAdvisor
    https://<WEB CONSOLE>/AppDiagnostics

    I figured out the issue
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    If I install SCOM Web Console without "Enable SSL", then the access to Web Console works.

    SCOM Web COnsole installation process with "Enable SSL"…

    8 votes
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  13. Open Source your Management Packs

    It’s a well-known problem that MPs are way too noisy and that customers spend most of their time tuning the damn things. All that noise also means that the first thing ordinary SCOM users get is bombarded with emails / noise, which causes those users to disengage from using SCOM right from the very outset.

    In terms of best practices, it is customers who operate and run these MPs at scale and who therefore have the real-world knowledge of what's needed from the MPs when running them in Production, much more so than disconnected development teams.

    Right now, there's no…

    14 votes
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  14. Windows Certificate Monitoring in SCOM.

    Hi Team,

    I believe now a days its very common to use Certificates for secure communication including SCOM.

    Its surprising we don't have any Mgmt Pack to monitor the same. However, we have third party mgmt. pack already but none is certified yet. I believe there should be certified Mgmt Pack.

    Third Party:
    http://www.systemcentercentral.com/pack-catalog/pki-certificate-verification-mp/

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  15. ADFS - "MEX Endpoint Is Unreachable" Monitor update to support Secondary Servers

    The monitor goes unhealthy on ADFS Secondary servers because the script is only designed to run on the Primary server. Either make the script support secondary servers or the monitor's Condition Detection module detect that it is running on a seconday server (as the information is gathered in the discovery phase). Personally, the script should be doing the checking everytime and not rely on the discovery as the information from the discovery could be outdated (haven't checked as yet how often the discovery for this info).

    11 votes
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  16. Discover multiple forests without trusts and properly show them in a diagram

    The AD MP still doesn't seem to understand that many organisations have multiple forests, without trusts. If only for DTAP best practices. I would like a topology view, and health rollups, for each forest along with the trusts between them.

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    under review  ·  SCOM PMs responded

    Thanks for your feedback. We are now reviewing your feedback and ranking it against the backlog of other requests we have for the ADDS MP. We will update the status of this feedback when we make a decision.

    -Suraj

  17. Shared Knowledge Base Management Pack

    Create a TechNet and/or MS Forum MP that collects solutions from the SCOM userbase on MP alerts, overrides, etc.

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  19. Error in Powershell code in Microsoft.Windows.DNSServer.2016.DNSServerZoneQueryStatistics.DS

    There is an error in the zonestatistics powerhell script. Somehow there is a &gt; instead of -gt

    Code reference:
    $zoneQueryStatistics += $allStatistics.ZoneQueryStatistics
    if ($zoneQueryStatistics -ne $null -and $zoneQueryStatistics.Count &gt; 0)
    {

    Forum post: https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/systemcenter/en-US/0d3c9501-61be-4421-befb-6c0fae3bcf57/possible-bug-in-dns-2016-mp-1064?forum=operationsmanagermgmtpacks

    14 votes
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  20. Update the Service Bus and Workflow Manager Management Packs

    The Service Bus and Workflow Manager Management Packs are not updated since March 2015: is there any plan for updates?
    We're facing an issue in monitoring the databases used by the Service Bus and the Workflow Manager that are hosted in a SQL Server 2014 machine, but SCOM always report them in critical state and the error message states there is no Monitoring Pack for SQL Server installed.

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