Install SCOM 2016 Update Rollup 1 – Step by Step

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In the previous article I have described the process to install SCOM 2016 , since that article was published Microsoft released update rollup 1 for SCOM 2016. In this article I will ilustrate the process to follow to instsall SCOM 2016 Update Rollup 1 on single or multi system SCOM deployment. [su_note note_color="#ffff96" text_color="#000000" radius="5"]Note: An … Continue reading Install SCOM 2016 Update Rollup 1 – Step by Step


Install SCOM Step by Step

Microsoft made System Center 2016 available so it is time to upgrade your lab and start playing with it. In this article I will illustrate how to install SCOM step by step. I will assume you already have deployed a server with SQL that will be used to host the SCOM database. You can refer to … Continue reading Install SCOM Step by Step

SCOM Service Accounts Creation Script

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I often find myself in the need to install SCOM in my home lab environment and one step which really annoys me is SCOM Service Accounts Creation. I have developed a small script which will take care of the tedious task of setting up necessary service accounts and groups. <# .NOTES =========================================================================== Created with: PowerShell … Continue reading SCOM Service Accounts Creation Script

There are not enough GCs available – SCOM AD Management Pack


When using System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) to monitor Active Directory with Client Side monitoring the following warning could appear in the console AD Client GC Availability : There are not enough GCs available. There are fewer GCs configured than are specified as the minimum number of available GCs. Available GCs: 1 Minimum GCs: 3 … Continue reading There are not enough GCs available – SCOM AD Management Pack