Monthly Archives: November 2013

DPM 2012 Jobs won’t start on a remote SQL instance

System.IO.FileNotFoundExceptionHad the issue today at a customer site. DPM 2012 R2 using a remote (Clustered) SQL instance. Scheduled a lot of replica creations and nothing happened. Then noticed none of…

Grouping Virtual related objects in SCOM 2012

Very often, you will get annoyed by those fragmentation alerts in SCOM. Knowing that many of the hosts reporting are virtual, for which the fragmentation doesn’t really matter and could…

Auto Maintenance Mode with SCOM 2012

<UPDATE> 2014-09-10 – I have updated a lot of things in this article. Please make sure you review it if you tried to implement it before. Main updates include: –…

SCORCH Invoked Runbook seems to start…but it doesn’t

At a customer site, freshly deployed Service Manager and Orchestrator 2012, both R2. Service manager would apparently kick off the runbook but it would sort of get stuck. The situation…