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Part 6 – Application Server and Groups

Part 6 – Application Server and Groups

Microsoft doesn’t have a management pack for your in-house applications or even most 3rd party applications. So there are no classes, no discoveries, no relationships and no monitoring. That is where we, as SCOM specialists \ Subject Matter Experts, earn our keep. So let’s get going. First; when I have […]

Part 5 – Create a Management Pack Solution and Project

Part 5 – Create a Management Pack Solution and Project

Lets get started. I’d definitely recommend using a set of naming standards and I’ll go through mine as we build the management pack. Fire up Visual Studio and choose to create a new project. The application we will monitor is called Batura – you might notice a theme to the […]

Part 4 – Authoring the Management Pack – classes, discoveries and relationships

Part 4 – Authoring the Management Pack – classes, discoveries and relationships

This is a summary of what we will walk through: Create a Management Pack Solution and Project Create a class for application server based on application component –> so health doesn’t roll up to windows computer. We want our infrastructure teams to support the computer and our application teams to […]

Part 3 – Application Monitoring – setting the scene

Part 3 – Application Monitoring – setting the scene

Sometimes working with SCOM seems to be Mission Impossible so today (should you accept the challenge) we’ll look at how to create application-based monitoring for your support and service management teams. Previous articles Part 1 – Background Part 2 – Visualisations with Squared Up Later articles Part 4 – Monitoring […]

Part 2 – Squared Up – get a better picture of your SCOM monitoring

Part 2 – Squared Up – get a better picture of your SCOM monitoring

Previous articles Part 1 – Background Later articles Part 3 – Application Monitoring – Setting the scene Part 4 – Monitoring Overview Part 5 – Create the Management Pack Solution and Project Part 6 – Create the Management Pack components Part 7 – Create the Squared Up Dashboard Even after […]