System Center Ramblings

Rambling Discoveries and Observations relating to the System Center Suite with a focus on integration between the various components

SCOM - Creating a Visio Dashboard and Publishing to SharePoint

There are a lot of great dashboard capabilities in System Center 2012 R2. In this post I will be...

Author: Nathan Olmstead Date: 10/31/2014

Monitoring for GPO Modifications with SCOM

--Updated 8/16/16-- I recently had a request to assist in monitoring to changes to Group Policies...

Author: Nathan Olmstead Date: 09/23/2014

Simplified SCOM Override Tracking

I often get requests from customers for assistance in tracking and controlling Overrides within...

Author: Nathan Olmstead Date: 09/04/2014

SCOM - Active Directory Run-As account for Linux System Monitoring

I had a recent customer request to use Active Directory Service Accounts as a Linux Monitoring and...

Author: Nathan Olmstead Date: 07/23/2014

SCOM - Runbook for persisting Stale Heartbeat Alerts

One of the more common alerts that I see in SCOM environments is the ‘Health Service Heartbeat...

Author: Nathan Olmstead Date: 03/22/2014

SCOM - Identifying Overrides saved in the Default Management Pack

The problem: I recently ran into a problem at one of my customer sites, with System Center...

Author: Nathan Olmstead Date: 11/04/2013