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Export SCOM 2010 alerts to TXT/CSV file using PowerShell. Free visio stencils download site. OpsMgr security account rights mapping - what accounts need what privileges? - Kevin Holman's System Center Blog. Enabling Instant Messaging Notifications in System Center 2012 Operations Manager. Wondering how to enable instant message (IM) notifications in System Center 2012 Operations Manager?

Enabling Instant Messaging Notifications in System Center 2012 Operations Manager

Here’s how: 1. Install the Unified Communications Managed API 3.0 (UCMA) Runtime on all management servers in the Notifications Resource Pool. By default, this pool contains the first and all additional management servers in the management group (gateway servers are not included). 2. 3. Click on the Users button in the left navigation panel.

Install Agent and Certificate on UNIX and Linux Computers Using the Command Line. Updated: November 1, 2013 Applies To: System Center 2012 - Operations Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager, System Center 2012 SP1 - Operations Manager Your environment may require that you manually install the agent.

Install Agent and Certificate on UNIX and Linux Computers Using the Command Line

Use the following procedures to manually install agents to UNIX and Linux computers for monitoring in System Center 2012 – Operations Manager and System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1), Operations Manager. To install the agent on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. SCOM 2012 - Creating your very own custom Distributed Application Template - Part 3. This is the final post in my 3 part series on 'SCOM 2012- Creating your very own custom Distributed Application Template'.

SCOM 2012 - Creating your very own custom Distributed Application Template - Part 3

You can review Parts 1 & 2 of the series from the links below: SCOM 2012 - Creating your very own custom Distributed Application Template - Part 1 SCOM 2012 - Creating your very own custom Distributed Application Template - Part 2 This series was created with the Microsoft System Center 2012 Private Cloud Community Evaluation Program (CEP) in mind and you can sign up or get more information on the program from the link below: This post will cover the final steps in the process such as editing the unsealed XML file, sealing the unsealed template and then importing it back into SCOM and testing that it works.

Carrying on from where we left off in Part 2, you should now have three files copied to the C:\MP directory on the root of your SCOM 2012 Management Server local disk. Right mouse click on the unsealed custom template and select 'Edit' from the drop down menu. An A-Z Index of the Bash command line for Linux. How to Use the Bulk URL Editor Tool to Create Web Application Monitors. The Bulk URL Editor tool (also referred to as the Bulk URL Manager tool) enables you to create multiple URL monitors at one time.

How to Use the Bulk URL Editor Tool to Create Web Application Monitors

2012 bulk url editor? CentOS / Redhat Iptables Firewall Configuration Tutorial. How do I configure a host-based firewall called Netfilter (iptables) under CentOS / RHEL / Fedora / Redhat Enterprise Linux?

CentOS / Redhat Iptables Firewall Configuration Tutorial

Netfilter is a host-based firewall for Linux operating systems. It is included as part of the Linux distribution and it is activated by default. This firewall is controlled by the program called iptables. Netfilter filtering take place at the kernel level, before a program can even process the data from the network packet. Ch14 : Linux Firewalls Using iptables. Network security is a primary consideration in any decision to host a website as the threats are becoming more widespread and persistent every day.

Ch14 : Linux Firewalls Using iptables

One means of providing additional protection is to invest in a firewall. Though prices are always falling, in some cases you may be able to create a comparable unit using the Linux iptables package on an existing server for little or no additional expenditure. This chapter shows how to convert a Linux server into: A firewall while simultaneously being your home website's mail, web and DNS server. A router that will use NAT and port forwarding to both protect your home network and have another web server on your home network while sharing the public IP address of your firewall.

Creating an iptables firewall script requires many steps, but with the aid of the sample tutorials, you should be able to complete a configuration relatively quickly. Before you begin, you need to make sure that the iptables software RPM is installed. UNIX / Linux Open TCP / UDP Ports. How do I open the TCP or UDP ports under UNIX / Linux like operating systems?

UNIX / Linux Open TCP / UDP Ports

A port is an application-specific or process-specific software construct serving as a communications endpoint and it is identified by its number such as TCP port number 80 . It is used by TCP and UDP of the Internet Protocol Suite. A port number is a 16-bit unsigned integer, thus ranging from 0 to 65535. Configuring a Cross Platform Run As Account. Updated: May 22, 2009 Applies To: Operations Manager 2007 R2, Operations Manager 2007 SP1 In Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2, Run As profiles and Run As accounts are used to provide credentials that have the necessary privileges that the default Action account might not have for running rules, tasks, and monitors.

Configuring a Cross Platform Run As Account

To monitor UNIX and Linux computers, you must configure both the UNIX Action account profile and the UNIX Privileged account profile. You must go through the “To configure run as for cross platform” procedure below once for each profile. Open the Operations console with an account that is a member of the Operations Manager 2007 R2 Administrators profile. Understanding and modifying Data Warehouse retention and grooming - Kevin Holman's System Center Blog. You will likely find that the default retention in the OpsMgr data warehouse will need to be adjusted for your environment.

Understanding and modifying Data Warehouse retention and grooming - Kevin Holman's System Center Blog

I often find customers are reluctant to adjust these – because they don't know what they want to keep. So – they assume the defaults are good – and they just keep EVERYTHING. This is a bad idea. A data warehouse will often be one of the largest databases supported by a company. Useful Operations Manager 2007 SQL queries - Kevin Holman's System Center Blog. Last updated 10-12-10 Large Table query.

Useful Operations Manager 2007 SQL queries - Kevin Holman's System Center Blog

(I am putting this at the top, because I use it so much – to find out what is taking up so much space in the OpsDB or DW) Database Size and used space. Data Warehouse Data Retention Policy (dwdatarp.exe) - System Center: Operations Manager Engineering Team Blog. The tool linked in this article allows you to view and configure the data warehouse data retention policies configured within your Operations Manager DW.

Follow the instructions below to use. Understanding and modifying Data Warehouse retention and grooming - Kevin Holman's System Center Blog. Playtime! Visio add-in for OpsMgr R2. Phew! Have been a ‘bit’ busy lately. So my blog became something like the news: I didn’t make much blog postings myself any more (at least not as much as I prefer to) and I ‘only’ wrote about new MPs and work from others which came out. So this evening I have put everything aside and decided to write up a good old fashioned blog posting about something which really interests me very much: I wanted to test the Visio add-in for OpsMgr R2 for a long long time but never got to it.

Until now that is. Installation First of all, some installation work is at order. SCOM 2007R2 / 2012 - Useful data warehouse queries. Love it 0 Overview: Below article shows some of the most commonly used queries that can be run on the SCOM Data Warehouse (OpsMgrDW) to get some important information. Retrieve a list of all Groups in SCOM. SCOM 2007 R2 : Failed to Store Data in the Data Warehouse. Exception 'SqlException' : Timeout Expired.

MMS2012 – Operations Manager And Orchestrator: Better Together. Speaker: Brian Wren, Principle Knowledge Engineer, Microsoft. This is a packed room, and it’s one of the bigger rooms. Obviously a very popular topic. A quick poll by the speaker: Very few people in here with Opalis/Orchestrator knowledge. Most of the audience are OpsMgr experienced. Quick run through of the two products (skipping OpsMgr in my notes) Orchestrator has Orchestrator Database and Runbook Server. We can integrate the two products.