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Minor issue with the “Install Agent and Certificate on UNIX and Linux Computers Using the Command Line” documentation (#SCOM, #SYSCTR)

The “Install Agent and Certificate on UNIX and Linux Computers Using the Command Line” document available at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh212686.aspx currently states: “Restart the agent by typing sxadmin –restart” (screenshot below) Which is incorrect it should say: “Restart the agent by typing scxadmin –restart” This change has been forwarded to the documentation team is is minor (scxadmin…

OpsMgr 2012 resource requirements and usage recommendations for Agent and Agentless monitoring (#SCOM)

The following is a summary of the statistics gathered during the deployment of an Operations Manager 2012 agent to a Windows Server 2008 R2 computer system both during the agent deployment and for five minutes after the agent deployment.  This summary also provides the statistics gathered monitoring the system agentless in OpsMgr 2012. Testing details:…

QuickTricks: How to bulk uninstall agents in OpsMgr 2012 by name in PowerShell (#SCOM, #PowerShell, #SYSCTR)

The following is a quick PowerShell script which uninstalls agents based upon matching a naming convention. This example identifies a unique naming for the servers such as those which are named with “DC” indicating they are a domain controller: (where xyz.com is the name of the domain) Get-SCOMAgent -DNSHostName *DC*.xyz.com | Disable-SCOMAgentProxy $credential = (Get-Credential)…

Marnix Wolf’s blog series on System Center 2012 Licensing (#SYSCTR)

Marnix Wolf provided an excellent perspective on licensing in System Center 2012 in a series of blog posts – check out the parts below! Part 1: http://thoughtsonopsmgr.blogspot.nl/2012/06/sc-2012-licensing-lets-complify-part-i.html  Part 2: http://thoughtsonopsmgr.blogspot.nl/2012/06/sc-2012-licensing-lets-complify-part-ii.html Part 3: http://thoughtsonopsmgr.blogspot.com/2012/06/sc-2012-licensing-lets-complify-part.html Part 4: Not posted yet but hopefully soon at: http://thoughtsonopsmgr.blogspot.com/ Keep up the great blogging Marnix!