Enabling OS monitoring for Agentless monitored Windows Servers in #OpsMgr

One of my customers is unable to deploy the Operations Manager agent to a portion of their estate for various complex reasons, and are exploring some alternative ways of using Operations Manager to manage both Windows and Linux, one of those options being using Agentless monitoring. Windows Operating System monitoring is disabled by default for … Continue reading Enabling OS monitoring for Agentless monitored Windows Servers in #OpsMgr

Let’s talk about #opsmgr Sizing, baby

The OpsMgr 2012 Sizing Helper is an interactive document designed to assist you with planning & sizing deployments of System Center 2012 Operations Manager. It helps you plan the correct amount of infrastructure needed for a new OpsMgr 2012 deployment, removing the uncertainties in making IT hardware purchases and optimizes cost. A typical recommendation will … Continue reading Let’s talk about #opsmgr Sizing, baby

#OpsMgr: script to assist with moving the OperationsManager and OperationsManagerDW databases

It happens from time to time that we need to move the databases used in our System Center Operations Manager environments from one server to another. While this is a very well documented process for both the OperationsManager database and the Data Warehouse database, it often happens that we miss a step somewhere along the … Continue reading #OpsMgr: script to assist with moving the OperationsManager and OperationsManagerDW databases

OpsMgr 2016: Issue with Scheduled Maintenance Mode

I ran into an issue at a customer recently where they were unable to use the scheduled maintenance mode function in the console. When trying to save the schedule, they would receive the following error:The error text contains the following:Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.Common.ServerDisconnectedException: The client has been disconnected from the server. Please call ManagementGroup.Reconnect() to reestablish the connection. … Continue reading OpsMgr 2016: Issue with Scheduled Maintenance Mode

Quickfix: OpsMgr console crash with System.IO.FileNotFoundException error

Ran into an issue at a customer site today and I want to remember how to resolve it next time Installed the OpsMgr 2012 console by running the OMConsole.msi file instead of launching the installation from the splash screen, and then launched the console. The console will attempt to load, and then fail with a … Continue reading Quickfix: OpsMgr console crash with System.IO.FileNotFoundException error