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Monitoring Service Manager 2012 SP1 with SCOM

If you ever tried to monitor SCSM 2012 RTM with SCOM, you probably noticed you were not able to install the SCOM agent to it. The reason was that Service…

Can’t upgrade SCOM 2012 to SP1 after database has been migrated

According to the official procedure documented here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh278848.aspx , you have to change one registry key to point to the new database server: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftSystem Center2010CommonDatabase However, if you try to…

Issues after migrating SCOM 2012 Database

As this post is being written, the official MS procedure to migrate a SCOM 2012 operational Database is incomplete. See the official procedure here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh278848.aspx There are two extra steps…

Installing Windows Features using PowerShell 3.0

Here’s a nice trick I’ve learned the other day. Have you ever been in a situation where you quickly needed to install a windows feature or role? Namely, telnet, for…

New Home

Dear followers, I have decided to finally move away from Blogger. It works fine, but I wanted a bit more control. I hope you enjoy my System Center blog! The…

Issues after migrating SCOM 2012 Database

As this post is being written, the official MS procedure to migrate a SCOM 2012 operational Database is incomplete. See the official procedure here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh278848.aspxThere are two extra steps that…

Upgrading SCSM 2012 to SP1

Upgrading my System Center Service Manager 2012 Lab to 2012 SP1 Pre-requisites Before you start anything, make sure you have at least Service Manager CU2 applied to your installation. SP1…

Failed RMS promotion

Last week, at a customer site, I needed to promote an MS server to RMS, in order to reuse the old RMS and the main SCOM 2012 server.It is supposed…

Syncing only non-disabled users with Service Manager 2012 Active Directory Connector

Syncing only non-disabled users with Service Manager 2012 Active Directory Connector Today at a customer implementation, we started importing users from AD into the Service Manager 2012 CMDB.After the first…

SCOM 2012 Extended Agent Info

  SCOM 2012 Extended Agent Info – a SCOM 2012 migration companion MP I don’t know about you, but I have been performing migrations of several SCOM 2007 R2 environments…