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  1. 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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  2. Release and maintain a 2019 version of the "System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Authoring Resource Kit"

    Release and maintain a 2019 version of the "System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Authoring Resource Kit".

    This tool is an absolute gem in training new people to SCOM, which also gives them a better understanding on how everything is pieced together and useful for design work...

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  3. Management Pack to monitor ADFS 2019 MP

    HI, Brian Wren had mentioned that Microsoft would always have a Management Pack for every Microsoft product. Currently Microsoft does NOT have an MP to monitor ADFS

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  4. Start-SCOMAgentMaintenanceMode should have -Force parameter

    Agent -initiated maintenance mode https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/system-center/scom/manage-maintenance-mode-overview?view=sc-om-2019#enable-from-target-system-1 is great, however as of now it still forces an answer in the console prompt - preventing the use from automated scripts that run on target systems. Adding a -Force parameter that skips the "are you sure?" check would be very welcome and trivial to implement, without us having to reverse and simulate the behaviour to reach the same effect.

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  5. 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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  6. 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.

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Path, MP, Class, GUIDs, etc. Columns Needed in Numerous Screens

    - Groups: Add column for MP (where group is defined/stored)
    - Groups: add column to view "total members"
    - Group Explicit Members: Only the DisplayName of classes appear. There are many, many duplicate class names and it's nearly impossible to select the correct one. Add columns for MP and class Name.
    - Subscriptions: add column to view "subscription giud"
    - Performance View: when adding specific rules to a perf view only the DisplayName of the rules appear. Add columns for Name and MP.
    - Management Pack/Alert Tuning: Add path information
    - State Views: Add column for class Name and Monitoring…

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  11. Support monitoring/collection of 32-bit performance counters on 64-bit operating systems

    SCOM cannot monitor or collect data for 32-bit performance counters on 64-bit operating systems. A workaround is to use a PowerShell script which calls 32-bit PowerShell and makes use of the Get-Counter command, but this causes significant load on the system processor when collecting data for multiple counters. I feel that there should be native support for this scenario that avoids this need to launch 32-bit PowerShell separately.

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  12. 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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  13. SCOM2016/2019 Web Consoles - Need Mgmt Group Name added to header bar

    Folks, we have multiple instances of SCOM running, many of which are accessed by the same teams. In the Web Console the Mgmt Group name is not visible anywhere on the screen and teams are finding it difficult to understand which console they are currently connected to. Can the Mgmt Group name be added to the header bar?

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  14. 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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  15. Fix the script used to monitor the cluster disks

    When monitoring the Windows 2016 Failover Cluster disks, the script (Microsoft.Windows.Server.MonitorClusterDisks.vbs) times out and also causes the clussvc.exe to use excessive amount of CPU usage (on average 25% with peaks to 100%) if the cluster has a higher amount of physical disks (100). The systems are physical servers, with Xeon CPUs (8 physical cores + HT). The script does eventually finish if ran manually, but it needs 25 minutes...

    70 votes
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  16. 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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  17. Monitor named "Performance Data collection health" needs to be fine tuned in a way that it does not overload the SQL Server when enabled.

    The default SCOM monitor named "Performance Data collection health" which is disabled by default, needs to be fine tuned in a way that it does not overload the SQL Server when enabled for 1000 + Agents. The way the SQL query is built it looks like running it against 1000+ Agents will cause performance issues on the SQL server.

    The purpose to enable this monitor is to identify if Performance data is stopped collected / missing for specific Agents in last few hours.

    Request the product group to review the request to see we can ship this by default enabled…

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  18. 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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  19. Windows Server 2019 Software Defined Networking (SDN) Monitoring Pack

    Upgrade Windows Server 2016 Software Defined Networking (SDN) Monitoring Pack to Windows Server 2019 Software Defined Networking (SDN) Monitoring Pack to support Windows server 2019, SCOM 2019.

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  20. Create role for application monitoring author that doesn't require SCOM admin

    Currently it requires SCOM admin access to run Authoring console templates like Web Transaction Monitoring. In large enterprise environment, dev team should be able to create and modify web transaction monitors in the SCOM authoring space themselves without needing SCOM admin.

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