Active Directory Management Pack, Kinda an Alert?

Today we received a couple of alerts from the Active Directory 2008 management pack for a 64-bit Windows Server 2008 domain controller. They caught my eye because they did not have alert descriptions and in one case there was no Alert name. Normally I would post these as ReSearch This kb articles (see http://www.systemcentercentral.com/default.aspx?tabid=39&search=KB) but…

OpsMgr Tuning – IIS Discovery Probe Module Failed Execution

Alert: IIS Discovery Probe Module Failed Execution Issue: Non-recurring failure across multiple servers in the environment. Discussed here at http://www.eggheadcafe.com/conversation.aspx?messageid=32202280&threadid=31903288 with no resolution. This is occurring in IIS MP version 6.0.6539.0. We have approximately 115 IIS servers with 85 alerts of this type occurring weekly. Digging into these led to a list of object discoveries…

New Agents in Grey status

During a large deployment we were debugging several agents which would not go to a healthy state/they were reporting to OpsMgr in a grey state. We investigated on the agent side event logs and saw no indication of an error and no indication of an error on the OpsMgr RMS server or the gateway servers…

OpsMgr, Filegroup is Full, MSDE

My friend JC and I ran into a situation recently where OpsMgr 2007 R2 started alerting us that: “Could not allocate space for object in database because the filegroup is full” Normally this means that the database is not set auto-grow or that the drive where the filegroup exists is full. These situations are fixed…