SCCM 2012 R2 Client Agent Uninstalling and Installing Itself Every 5 Hours

I’ve been using Tao’s ConfigMgr 2012 (R2) Client MP since he released it and recently we’ve noticed that a lot of alerts were logged for SMS Agent service not running and after half an hour or less being resolved automatically. Looking in SCOM for the closed looked like this: Continue reading “SCCM 2012 R2 Client Agent Uninstalling and Installing Itself Every 5 Hours”

Microsoft Azure Operational Insights Preview Series – Connecting Directly with Microsoft Monitoring Agent (Part 8)

So far we’ve covered this:

At TechEd it was announced that Operational Insights now work with Agent directly without needing SCOM installation. Of course the agent used is Microsoft Monitoring Agent. The agent has some limitations that you can read more here. Continue reading “Microsoft Azure Operational Insights Preview Series – Connecting Directly with Microsoft Monitoring Agent (Part 8)”

System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager UR2 Does Not Updated Agents Trough the Console

I’ve noticed recently that after I’ve updated my SCOM 2012 R2 Management Servers to UR2 my SCOM (MMA) agents are not updated. Even though my agents were listed in Pending Management for update and I’ve executed update on all of them trough the console none of them received UR2. Continue reading “System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager UR2 Does Not Updated Agents Trough the Console”

Installed MMA 2012 R2 agent on virtual Windows Server 2012 R2 domain controllers gives a lot of health service heartbeat failure alerts

I’ve been dealing with this issues since the release of R2 and now there is a hotfix for that. Seems that was a bug on Windows Server 2012 R2 side. You can read the full details Kevin Holman’s blog (the one and only).

Microsoft Monitoring Agent 2013 is available for download

Microsoft Monitoring Agent 2013 is the new SCOM agent. The latest version is published here. I can guess that this is the same version that will be shipped with System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager RTM which can hint us that probably the RTM version of SC 2012 R2 is finished.