Archive for October, 2016

SCOM 2016 has scarcely been released and we’re already seeing UR1 available. You can get it here: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3190029

It weighs in at a little over 300Mb in total and whilst the page doesn’t exactly say what fixes it provides…I’d wager it has something to do with this patch which is designed to fix a bug in recently released October patches that cause the Operations Manager Console to crash… https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3200006.

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So I’ve just installed SCOM 2016 in my lab (well actually I’ve probably done it over a dozen times this weekend testing out scripts etc) and my Management Server suddenly popped up this message (after selecting the new Maintenance Schedules in the SCOM Console).

 

Date: 10/15/2016 8:39:18 PM
Application: Operations Manager
Application Version: 7.2.11719.0
Severity: Error
Message:

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

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Ever wanted to delete a specific category of rule from a SCOM Management Pack? For example you might want to delete all alerting rules or disable performance collection rules, or maybe event collection rules. Whatever your desire, yes it can be done. Let me show you how!

WARNING: This code will delete all Monitors/Rules from your Unsealed MP…so make sure you have a backup just in case! If you’d prefer to simply ‘disable’ them, check out my previous posts.

  • Alert
  • AvailabilityHealth
  • ConfigurationHealth
  • ConnectorFramework
  • Custom
  • Discovery
  • DSIntegration
  • EventCollection
  • ExceptionMonitoring
  • Maintenance
  • Notification
  • Operations
  • PerformanceCollection
  • PerformanceHealth
  • SecurityHealth
  • SoftwareAndUpdates
  • StateCollection
  • System

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I’ve written a few posts now about disabling Monitors and Rules in a Management Pack…but what if you want to actually delete them? We can use PowerShell for that too. So if you have an unsealed MP and you want to delete monitors, rules or even discoveries we can use the following code…

WARNING: This code will delete all Monitors/Rules from your Unsealed MP…so make sure you have a backup just in case!

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