Java EE WebLogic Manual Discovery and Universal Discovery Issues in SCOM 2012 R2

This week I was tasked to start monitoring WebLogic applications using our Operations Manager environment.  We have an existing OEM (Oracle Enterprise Manager) system in place that was our primary resource for monitoring Oracle Databases and WebLogic as well.   However, due to the fact that the OEM SCOM Agent only brings in alerts into the … Continue reading Java EE WebLogic Manual Discovery and Universal Discovery Issues in SCOM 2012 R2

PowerShell Deployment Toolkit – Deploying an Operations Manager 2012 R2 Lab

So a few months ago I was at the Arizona System Center User Group (AZSMUG) and our guest speaker did a demo on the PowerShell Deployment Toolkit PDT).  During a few of my longer flights and boring days (very few of these) between clients I have started to mess around with deploying a few different … Continue reading PowerShell Deployment Toolkit – Deploying an Operations Manager 2012 R2 Lab

System Center Operations Manager 2012 SP1 Reporting Server Failed Install

A few weeks ago I went through the process of upgrading our System Center Operations Manager 2012 environment from RTM to SP1.  When I came to the Reporting Server I had decided to upgrade my SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 to SP2 as well.  During the upgrade the Reporting Server service failed to start.  I … Continue reading System Center Operations Manager 2012 SP1 Reporting Server Failed Install

System Center Operations Manager 2012 Missing Database

The other day while upgrading our test System Center Operations Manager 2012 environment from the beta release of SP1 to the full release of SP1 our primary management server upgrade failed. When I went back to try the upgrade again the install didn't see the existing installation. I had to re-install the management server which … Continue reading System Center Operations Manager 2012 Missing Database