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  1. Microsoft Teams SCOM Management Pack for SCOM 2012

    We have been getting lot queries about Microsoft Teams SCOM Management Pack for SCOM 2016. we would like to know when it will be released for use

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  2. Manually run an Object Discovery

    Give within the SCOM console the ability to run an Object Discovery manually with a simplified wizard. In the wizard you can select the group of systems where the discovery need to run on and run the discovery manually.

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  3. AudioCodes need to be support for SCOM 2016

    We need to have the AudioCodes devices monitoring more metrics beside simple 'ICMP Ping' and 'SNMP Ping' function. The current certification property of the AudioCodes devices discovered by SCOM not Certified but Generic. In this way, SCOM can't capture any SNMP traps sent from AudioCodes.

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  4. DFS Namespaces MP 10.0.0.0 Bug

    There appears to be a bug in the "DFS Namespaces Role Service Discovery (Windows Server 2016 and 1709+)" discovery within this MP. On every server it runs on in my environment I get error 4511 from source "HealthService" in the agent log:

    "Initialization of a module of type "RegistrySyncProbe" (CLSID "{472364F2-A1F0-41C0-9A8F-E00C92C2AB31}") failed with error code The parameter is incorrect. causing the rule "Microsoft.Windows.FileServer.DFSN.10.0.RoleServiceDiscovery" running for instance "SOMESERVER.mydomain.com" with id:"{982B451D-958B-EC97-1FCE-E04CA6402B58}" in management group "MyCompany"."

    I'm not the only one seeing this, there is a thread created in January about this:

    https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/fbc0ce74-ac57-4517-8704-ed6550e19aad/event-4511-healthservice-initialization-of-a-module-of-type-quotregistrysyncprobequot?forum=systemcenter

    I'll be disabling this discovery in my environment until this…

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  5. 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/

    18 votes
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  6. DHCP Scope % Available Monitor Broken For Tiny Scopes

    Today I found in our weekly health check we have two DHCP servers that SCOM is collecting thousands of DHCP events from. The reason for the event spam is that they have a DHCP scope that has run out of addresses. These scopes are small, one is four addresses and one is five. The "DHCP Server 2016 and 1709+ IPV4 Individual Scope Addresses Available Percentage Monitor" monitor is enabled on these scopes with default thresholds, but remains in a healthy state. I have verified that the "DHCP.10.0.IndividualScopesProbe.ps1" runs successfully on the server, and returns a percentage free of "0" for…

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  7. Typo in discovery interval in current Print Server MP

    Exists in "Windows Server Print Server 2016 and 1709+ Management Pack". Version 10.1.0.0, which seems to be the most current version.

    Discovery "Windows Server 2016 and 1709+ Print Services Role Discovery"

    Interval is set to "1440", which is 24 minutes. I believe it should be "14400", which is what the interval is for the previous versions of this discovery. This seems to be a simple typo...

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  8. 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

    10 votes
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  9. 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…

    3 votes
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  10. 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.

    27 votes
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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. TFS 2018 tweaks for TFS 2017 Management Pack

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

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  16. 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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  17. 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

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

    SCOM Web COnsole installation process with "Enable SSL" does…

    8 votes
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  18. 2 votes
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  19. 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…

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  20. 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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    Neha Garg responded

    Please upvote this idea and leave comments, so we know that many customers would be benefitted by this MP.

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