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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. PKI Certificate Monitoring for Unix/Linux

    In addition to developing the PKI Certificate Monitoring MP directly and not having to rely on 3rd party, add the ability to monitor PKI Certificates in Unix/Linux environments.

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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. licensing structure of SCOM 2019 / System Center 2019

    How the licensing structure for SCOM 2019 is? If we have procured license for SCOM 1801 or 1807. Is the same license can be applied once upgrading to SCOM 2019?

    Is there any license structure change for SCOM 2019 / System Center 2019

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  6. 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...

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Change SCOM 1807 support from SAC to LTSC

    Now that SCOM 2019 is available, but lacking the mandatory support for 2008/2012 Operating Systems.

    Customers with these Operating Systems cannot upgrade to SCOM 2019.

    And although they trusted Microsoft and upgrade to SAC, they will no longer get fixes or new features.

    And worse of all,
    They will not get further support beyond the 18 monthly period for SCOM 1807.

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  13. Alert view for Alerts with other resolution states

    I have several alerts per object in the Active Alerts, I am trying to right-click the object owning the alerts and open alert view per this object, and I get an empty window.
    We are using several resolution states, and we have noticed using SQL Profiler that the default view that is opening when right-clicking an object only scopes for NEW alerts. It should be all alerts without the closed ones

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  14. SQL Server 2017 AlwaysOn - clr strict security leads to console error after failover of the OperationsManager database

    Due to security changes in SQL server 2017 it is not allowed to run dll's that are not signed (clr strict security). Please update the documentation with a workaround like adding the dlls to the list of trusted assemblies (SELECT * FROM sys.trusted_assemblies) in SQL on the secondary replica. Maybe a permanent fix is to sign the files. See this thread also https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/195c0bd5-115c-4cff-8ae3-4109f59c9b1e/could-not-load-file-or-assembly-microsoftenterprisemanagementsqluserdefineddatatype-in-an?forum=operationsmanagerdeployment

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  15. mount point

    The Windows Server OS MP v6.0.7323.0 is discovering the System Reserved \?\Volume as a mounted disk when you create an override to enable the Mount Point Discovery Rule. This appears to be the case only for Server 2008 and 2012 but not for Server 2016. This behavior was addressed in an older version of the OS MP v6.0.7297.0. Did Microsoft forgot to include the fix in the current version? We need to monitor the mount points on our servers but there isn't a way to exclude just the \?\Volume from the mount point discovery. Please advise on a fix. Thanks!

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  16. @Microsoft: Loosing of Sense in SCOM

    Hi,
    I have been involved with SCOM for about 2.5 years and have been working with all versions of SCOM starting from SCOM 2016.
    Microsoft makes "developments" in SCOM, and now we have switched to the newest version SCOM 2019.
    Actually, every development is connected with progress. The word "development" includes this meaning.
    Unfortunately, I cannot see this sense at SCOM absolutely. It's getting worse, not better. This is not a "development", but a "reversal".

    I have already listed the problems with SCOM 2019 in my other problem tickets in Technet forums, and looked at solutions. Now we have another…

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  17. HP-UX Agent Support in SCOM 2019

    I was reviewing the supported UNIX/Linux OSs at the following location:https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/system-center/scom/plan-supported-crossplat-os?view=sc-om-2019 and took note that support for HP-UX has been removed. This is creating a problem for my current customer since they use HP-UX and will continue to use HP-UX. According to my customer HP-UX is still supported through 2025, so removing monitoring support in SCOM 2019 is going to be a problem. While I understand there may be workarounds for this issue, I am also concerned about maintaining the customer's environment in a supported configuration.

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  18. Expose Maintenance Mode in SCOM 1801 REST API

    The new REST API should expose the ability to use Maintenance Mode. This would make it easier to use Maintenance Mode programmatically

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  19. Reduce the timeout for Rules and monitors in Network Management Pack monitoring

    Please reduce the Timeout parameter for all Rules and monitors, which is configured to 3500 secs as default. This is causing loops in Management server workflows and making Management Server to drop critical data. The timeouts for all rules and monitors are set to 3500 despite the workflow interval is set to 300 secs or 900 secs. Please adverse the Management pack with priority and appropriate value for monitors and rules.

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  20. Azure Management Pack Features - Survey request from PG

    https://microsoft.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9GhktKqx11ojgkR

    Please fill in this short survey and help us identify the areas of improvement and requested features in Azure Management Pack in SCOM. Thanks!

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