Fixing Scheduled Maintenance Mode in SCOM 2016

Fixing Scheduled Maintenance Mode in SCOM 2016

In all of the SCOM installations I’ve done or seen recently, I see the issue with the scheduled maintenance mode not loading and producing the following error: “The EXECUTE permission was denied on the object ‘sp_help_jobactivity’, database ‘msdb’, schema ‘dbo’. The data access service account might not have the required permissions” This is due to […]

Setting “Enable Proxy” by default for SCOM Agents

Setting “Enable Proxy” by default for SCOM Agents

More and more management packs require your SCOM agents to act as a proxy to allow data flow, this means alerts in the console, and an annoying manual task enabling them as they appear. Something i recommend and tends to make more sense is to just set this as a default setting, and this works […]

SCOM 2016 WMI is Unhealthy Alerts

SCOM 2016 WMI is Unhealthy Alerts

While installing SCOM 2016 recently, i noticed that once agents had been added that there were a wave of “WMI is unhealthy” alerts in the SCOM console. At this point UR4 was installed, so thought it must be a new bug. After some research i found that a new hotfix had been released that wasn’t included in […]

SCOM Cluster Disk Monitoring – Logical Disks Not Monitored

SCOM Cluster Disk Monitoring – Logical Disks Not Monitored

Just a quick one as i had to spend a while searching for an answer as this isn’t really written anywhere in black and white. Was working on a support case the other day where the customer had reported that the disks for their clusters were not monitored. After looking into this i could see […]

PowerShell problems when setting failover SCOM Management Servers

PowerShell problems when setting failover SCOM Management Servers

I have recently been writing a couple of System Center Operations Manager maintenance scripts to configure failover and came across a PowerShell issue that I had not realised before. The script I was to loop through all of the agents reporting to one of my management servers and set the secondary management server to the […]