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  1. 1 vote
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  2. Provide examples (sample code) for SCOM 1801+ REST API

    Hi,

    since 1801 SCOM offers a REST API. That is great and I'd like to leverage it for some cross platform scenarios.

    Unfortunately the examples (currently just JavaScript and related to alerts) don't help me.

    Please add examples (sample code) in PowerShell , C# or provide Swagger compatibility.

    Many thanks

    Ruben

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  3. 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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  4. 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…

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  5. Add overridable perfomance collection optimization for nix management packs

    We have 1200 win agents and 250 unix agent in SCOM

    So, nix agents produces more perf data than all windows agents

    Reason: there are no optimization for performance counters at all

    Yes, you can rewrite and add module , but its almost impossible due CMDB sync in big companies

    It will be great to add overridable percentage perf. optimization

    (Same situation in sql mp, dfs mp...everywhere)

    8 votes
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  6. 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.

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  7. Update DB Virtual Log File workflow to use sys.dm_db_log_info instead of DBCC LOGINFO

    Hello,

    When the Version Agnostic management pack attempts to collect VLF counts, it uses DBCC LOGINFO("dbname") to achieve this. Would it be possible to update this workflow to use sys.dmdblog_info instead? This replaces DBCC LOGINFO as described in the below documentation:

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/relational-databases/system-dynamic-management-views/sys-dm-db-log-info-transact-sql?view=sql-server-ver15#remarks

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  8. SCOM SQL 2017+ DB Log Free Space in Megabyte

    In the SQL 2017+ Management Pack is a Monitor to monitor the free DB log space in percent. We would like to monitor the free DB log space additionally in MB. We need this because we have very much DBs, and they are from very small to very big. Its to much effort to set for every DB another percent treshold. And if we set a threshold 10%, this is good for small DBs, but if we have a big DB, there is no problem when free space is for example 10% but still 100GB. So we wanna set a…

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  9. SCOM 2019 - Data Warehouse failed to deploy reports for a management pack to SQL Reporting Services Server

    Please can anyone elighten me on this since I cannot find a proper solution!

    The management pack in case is the new SQL agnostic version.

    Data Warehouse failed to deploy reports for a management pack to SQL Reporting Services Server. Failed to deploy reporting component to the SQL Server Reporting Services server. The operation will be retried.
    Exception 'DeploymentException': Failed to deploy reports for management pack with version dependent id '2d2d34e7-0361-d464-dec6-babb19c69871'. System.Web.Services.Protocols.SoapException: Uploading or saving files with .rdl extension is not allowed. Contact your administrator if you have any questions. ---> Microsoft.ReportingServices.Diagnostics.Utilities.ResourceFileFormatNotAllowedException: Uploading or saving files with .rdl extension is…

    5 votes
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  10. 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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  11. Remove .NET framework v3.5 dependency in SCOM 2019 SDKs

    The latest SCOM 2019 SDKs and referenced MPs are using .NET framework v3.5 while seal and importing management packs via sdk/c#. Also it asked to install .NET framework 3.5 features. Because .NET Framework 3.5 is not included by default in Windows 10 or Windows Server 2016/2019.

    Sample Code: https://systemscenter.ru/scom2012sdk.en/

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  12. need diagnostic and recovery tasks for log monitoring

    seems that when i setup a log monitor there is not an diagnostic and recovery tab. so i am unable to add any of these tasks with a log monitor. other monitors have a diagnostic and recovery tab so automation is able to be added with those monitors. however for log monitoring, we have to take manual reaction to these alerts since the diagnostic and recovery tab does not exist. we need to have that option for log monitors.

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  13. Fix Issue with Rollup for Exchange Health Set MailboxSpace

    With multiple disks on an Exchange server for DAG all the database health for low log space all rollup to the server. So if a another disks breaches the threshold an alert is not sent as the existing one is still there and has already sent an alert.

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  14. SQL Server British English RunAs (login) accounts don't work properly

    I have reported a problem to MS support that they have been able to successfully repro but it has been suggested that I post it on here as well.
    On SCOM 2012R2 and SQL2017, if the RunAs account is British English then failing database backups don't report. If you change it to English and restart the SQL Server it all works. If you change it back and restart it doesn't.

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  15. Version Agnostic MP (7.0.15.0) Clustered Instance Discovery Issues

    The version agnostic management pack (v7.0.15.0) appears to have issues discovering clustered SQL Server instances. I deployed it alongside a fresh SCOM 2019 build without any of the old SQL Server management packs imported, and only some instances/databases are being discovered – it’s a very strange mix of results. We have a SQL 2014 instance that gets discovered fully (including databases), a SQL 2016 instance which is discovered with its databases but are not monitored, and SQL 2016/2017 instances that aren’t discovered at all.

    I then imported the SQL 2016 management pack (v7.0.15.0) and it discovered all the clustered instances/databases…

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  16. I would love the ability to monitor Log analytics entries with Scom... just like windows event logs is done today..

    Today this can be done with a powershell script or creating a rule with azure monitor (the later sucks as no data from the actual row can be passed on).
    A simple wizard would be great... just as the windows event log monitors/rules

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  17. 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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  18. User Auditing Reporting to show what actually changed with Management Packs overrides and Agent Installation.

    Show details of what changed and allow to revert those kind of changes for better monitoring security.

    7 votes
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  19. 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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  20. 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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