SCOM: Custom report – disks that need defragging

I was asked recently to create a report for all disks that require a defrag. The most recent version of the Windows MP includes a monitor that checks fragmentation levels, which is great, but we switched off the alerting for this monitor, as we can typically only run defrags once a month, so I needed … Continue reading SCOM: Custom report – disks that need defragging

SCOM 2007: OpsMgr can monitor everything: The Coretech Coffee Monitor Management Pack – 0.0.0.1

OpsMgr can monitor everything: The Coretech Coffee Monitor Management Pack – 0.0.0.1: "How cool is this? Coretech has created a coffee monitor MP.This management packs can be used to keep track of the level of coffee in left in the pot.With this management pack, you will never run dry of, what we all know, is … Continue reading SCOM 2007: OpsMgr can monitor everything: The Coretech Coffee Monitor Management Pack – 0.0.0.1

SCOM: backup management packs

A colleague of mine has created a script for backing up management packs in SCOM, as follows:Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.OperationsManager.ClientNew-PSDrive -Name: Monitoring -PSProvider: OperationsManagerMonitoring-Root: \cd Monitoring:\New-ManagementGroupConnection [rms]cd [rms]$all_mps = get-managementpackforeach($mp in $all_mps){export-managementpack -managementpack $mp -path "[backup path]"}Replace the following (including the brackets):[rms]with the name of your RMS server (2 locations in script)[backup path]with the path where the … Continue reading SCOM: backup management packs

SCOM 2007: Quick and dirty agent health check script

We used a script in our MOM environment to notify us on an hourly basis of agents that have not reported in x amount of time. I modified this script this week for SCOM. The script retrieves the agents from the database that are marked as not available by SCOM, and then pings each of … Continue reading SCOM 2007: Quick and dirty agent health check script