Document your SCOM Distributed Applications with Powershell and Excel

Edit 8/27/2018: added Github link: Github repo here https://github.com/scautomation/Document-SCOM-Distributed-Aps For every consulting project I do one of the requirements is documentation. I like to provide more documentation than required, which is why I give my SCOM clients a general How To document if they are new to SCOM. I also provide documentation on the SCOM …

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Working with the SCOM Powershell Module

Working with SCOM in the console and working with the SCOM Powershell module are two vastly different things. Powershell is much quicker, especially for getting lots of data and related objects at once. However, if you haven’t worked very much with the Operations Manager Powershell Module very much, these might be a few quirks or …

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Monitoring – Add Untrusted Servers to SCOM 2012 R2 Part 2 – Adding Untrusted Servers

This post will cover the process of adding untrusted servers into your SCOM 2012 R2 environment. This guide is not for adding servers via a Gateway Server, this guide will show you how to add servers on the same network as the SCOM Management Servers but not necessarily trusted by the domain. First, you need …

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Monitoring – Add Untrusted Servers to SCOM 2012 R2 Part 1 – Setup of Management Servers

I was recently at a client who wanted to monitor a bunch of untrusted servers. These servers were not in their new Active Directory domain, many of them, were in fact not in any domain. And they were not in any DMZ, so the Management Servers could see them just fine. Thus no gateway(s) were …

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