Monthly Archives: October 2017

SCOM 2016: Updated MP for SQL 2017+

Hot off the press an updated management pack for monitoring of SQL 2017 and all future versions of SQL get version 6.7.65.0 here

New in this version:

  • The management pack was reimplemented in order to enable monitoring SQL Server 2017 and all upcoming SQL Server versions
  • Introduced a number of fixes and improvements to functionality, performance, and display strings
  • Reduced the number of files in the management pack
  • Removed dependency on SQL Server Dashboards management pack

SCOM 2016: Updated MP DHCP 2012 v6.0.7307.0

A new version of the DHCP 2012 management pack has been released and has lots of bug fixes, get version 6.0.7307.0 here

Updated in this version:

  • DHCP Failover Server Relationship Discovery was failing as the Scope ID length max limit was 4000. The Scope ID length limit has been increased to 65536.
  • Alert description for “DHCP IPv4 Runtime Service Bound to Static IP Address Monitor”,”DHCP Dependent Service Health Monitor”,”DHCP Database Integrity Monitor” have been updated, users can comprehend and troubleshoot the situation better with such information.
  • To reduce the alert noise created with multiple alerts of same type, the alert rules “DHCP Back Up Database Warning Rule”, “DHCP IPv4 Runtime DNS Registration Rule”,” DHCP IPv4 Runtime Users Group Configuration Rule” and “DHCP Database Integrity Warning Rule” are suppressed so that only the alert count increases and not generate new alerts
  • “Collect ALL DHCP Server Performance Data” rule has been fixed to ingest right data in the registry key, thus indicating the correct health state of the entity
  • “DHCP Performance Health Monitor” which was always in not-monitored state has been rectified to correctly show the health state of the entity it monitors
  • “DHCP Server 2012 R2 Super Scope Addresses Available Percentage Monitor” that was failing to change state on critical alerts, has been fixed to show the appropriate state so the users do not miss out on critical state.

Management Pack Recap – September 2017 Wave

This is a summary of the wave of Management Packs that were released in September 2017. Information and download location in the links provided:

Talon FAST Storage MP v1.0.0.149 here
Unix and Linux MPs v7.6.1076.0  – here

If you know of any other Management Packs that have been released recently that I may have missed leave me a note in the comments and I’ll add them

SCOM 2016: Updated MP DHCP 2016 v10.0.9.0

A new version of the DHCP 2016 management pack has been released get version 10.0.9.0 here

Changes in this version:

  • Fixed issue: DHCP Failover Server Relationship Discovery was failing as the Scope ID length max limit was 4000. The Scope ID length limit has been increased to 65536.
  • Fixed issue: Alert description for “DHCP IPv4 Runtime Service Bound to Static IP Address Monitor”,”DHCP Dependent Service Health Monitor”,”DHCP Database Integrity Monitor” have been updated, users can comprehend and troubleshoot the situation better with such information.
  • Fixed issue: To reduce the alert noise created with multiple alerts of same type, the alert rules “DHCP Back Up Database Warning Rule”, “DHCP IPv4 Runtime DNS Registration Rule”,” DHCP IPv4 Runtime Users Group Configuration Rule” and “DHCP Database Integrity Warning Rule” are suppressed so that only the alert count increases and not generate new alerts
  • Fixed issue: “Collect ALL DHCP Server Performance Data” rule has been fixed to ingest right data in the registry key, thus indicating the correct health state of the entity
  • Fixed issue: “DHCP Performance Health Monitor” which was always in not-monitored state has been rectified to correctly show the health state of the entity it monitors
  • Fixed issue: “DHCP Server 2012 R2 Super Scope Addresses Available Percentage Monitor” that was failing to change state on critical alerts, has been fixed to show the appropriate state so the users do not miss out on critical state.