Both Cluster Management Pack and Virtual Machine Management Pack provide monitoring for Virtual Machine but from different perspective. In some situations the Cluster MP can be very noise as it is monitoring Resource Groups and Resources which could be down just because some virtual machines are shut down. Continue reading “Disable Discovery of Virtual Machine Resource Groups in Cluster MP”
Not so long ago I’ve reported an issue where Multi-Tenant RRAS (Windows Server Gateway) is not discovered by by the Multi-Tenant RRAS Management Pack. This problem has been fixed in Update Rollup 2 for System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager. If you add Windows Server Gateways as Network Service in VMM as usual you will not notice a difference in the wizard and after the gateway is added successful you will probably had to create that Client Access Point resource manually. That is because the fix is not exposed directly in the wizard, it is actually a parameter that you have provide in the connection string. And actually the parameters are two: Continue reading “Adding Windows Server Gateway Cluster as Network Service in VMM 2012 R2 UR2 for Monitoring with SCOM”
This blog post is to inform you that several MPs have been updated with some important fixes/features. You can find all the information here.
My personal best improvement is:
- Add Task launch PowerShell session on the remote machine for All Computers
So what is guest cluster? A guest cluster is when you create cluster inside of virtual machines. In the past we’ve done that trough ISCSI or FC and lately with Shared VHDX in Windows Server 2012 R2. And like any other cluster you will want to monitor these clusters with SCOM but as they are just like any other cluster where is the catch? Continue reading “Notes from System Center Battlefield: Monitoring Guest Clusters with SCOM”
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