SCOM 2012 Network Monitoring: Rename Network Adapter

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Everyone who has implemented SCOM 2012 Network Monitoring will be satisfied with the improvements with respect to SCOM 2007. More and more devices can be deeply monitored with SCOM 2012. One of the downsides at this moment is the naming of the Network Adapters. The name inside SCOM does not always reflect the name on the switch. See the following example:

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SCOM 2012: Adding Health State of Services to State View Part 2

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Last week I wrote a post about adding health states of services to state views. The orginal blogpost can be found here. Today I created some improvements to the the orginal MP. The following improvements are made:

  • Optimization of naming conventions inside the MP
  • Instance Group Type changed from ComputerGroup to InstanceGroup
  • New Dependancy rollup monitor added to the Instance Group

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SCOM 2012: Adding Health States to a State View

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Last week I received a question about the possibility to add the health state of services to a state view inside SCOM. This can be done if the service has its own class, if this is not the case the health state cannot be selected on a state view. So for each service a separate class, discovery and monitor need to be created. In this blog I will guide you through that process.

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