SCOM Distributed Application Object Location

Often enough I find myself asked where can certain types of objects be found in SCOM when creating a Distributed Application. It seems straightforward but the location of some of them can take you a few minutes to find. So here goes a summary of objects I find useful:

Windows Computer

Object->

Configuration Item->

Logical Entity->

Device->

Computer->

Windows Computer

Web Application Monitors

Object->

Configuration Item->

Logical Entity->

Perspective->

Web Application Perspective

Web Availability Monitors

Object->

Configuration Item->

Logical Entity->

Perspective->

Web Application Availability Monitoring Test Base

SQL Jobs

Object->

Configuration Item->

Logical Entity->

Application Component->

Windows Application Component->

SQL Component->

SQL Agent Job

Windows Services

Object->

Configuration Item->

Logical Entity->

Local Application->

Windows Local Application->

Windows Local Service->

Windows Service

Distributed Applications (User Created)

Object->

Configuration Item->

Logical Entity->

Service->

User Created Distributed Application

TCP Ports

Object->

Configuration Item->

Logical Entity->

Perspective->

TCP port check Perspective

Databases (SQL)

Object->

Configuration Item->

Logical Entity->

Application Component->

Database->

SQL Database

Clusters

Object->

Configuration Item->

Logical Entity->

Group->

Windows Cluster

Hope this helps!

 

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