SquaredUp “Coffee Break” series

SquaredUp “Coffee Break” series

I’ve been a fan of SquaredUp since I installed it the first time.. Easy to use, and gives you an amazing and featured Dashboard.

During the last 6 months, SquaredUp has released a Coffee Break series on their youtube channel. I thought I would share this session with you guys, so that you can be inspired and maybe learn something like I have.

Operations Manager Failed to Access the Windows Event Log

Over the last few days, I’ve been troubleshooting this error. The event log in this case was “WitnessServiceAdmin”, and having a look at the server I couldn’t find the log anywhere. I could create an override to disable this Monitor, but would I potentially create an overrides that disables critical alerts?  I decided against creating an override, and started to look for a solution/workaround.

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Generate test alert

It’s been done before, but I had trouble finding a “plug & play” solution out there.

This Management Pack allows the SCOM admin/Operator to create a EventID 666 (Windows Computer Task) on the selected Windows Machine – the Event then triggers an Alert in SCOM.

I found this very useful when testing out our new notification script.

Download the MP

This MP is sealed, but I am willing to provide you with the unsealed version if you need to modify it.