Operations Manager 2007: Optimized Performance Data Collection collects samples even when the current and last sampled values are the same

Issue: The Rule “Memory Available Megabytes 2008” from the Windows server 2008 Operating System (monitoring) management pack collects data for the Performance object: memory and performance Counter “Available Mbytes” every five minutes. It uses Optimization with tolerance value set to 10 and Maximum Sample separation value set to 12. The issue that we have with…

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Operations Manager 2007 Logging – Operations Manager Agent Install Logs

Troubleshooting failed push agent installs There are several sources of troubleshooting information for determining the cause of a failed Windows Computer agent install from the Operations Manager UI. 1.       Task output from the install.  The error message(s) are displayed in the task output.  Click on the target in the top panel to see the corresponding…

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SCCM: "WARNING: Exception Detected: Unspecified error~~ !!" in Sinvproc.log

We are seeing a few customers report this error in SCCM.  Unfortunately, the sinvproc.log is not very specific about what the problem is.  This does prevent the client’s software inventory data from getting inserted into the database, causing the .sic file to be placed into the badsinv folder and a resync generated (creating a cycle…

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MOM Logging Part 2

  Sorry for the delay…   Before we look at specific MOM logs and what information they contain, let’s talk about the types of logging available.   In part 1, we talked about the .mc8 logs and the registry keys that are used to tweak logging.  There are a couple of other registry keys that…

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MOM 2005 Logging – Part I

This topic will be covered in a few different posts, but let’s start with the basics of logging in MOM 2005.   Logging is set in the registry on both the management servers and clients in this key:   HKLM \ Software \ Mission Critical Software \   Values of note:   Tracelevel – this…

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MOM Agent Install Fails from the Admin UI – fails immediately

In MOM 2005 SP1, if the Management Server action account is set to the local system account, any attempt to install, uninstall, upgrade, or update agent settings will fail if you specify another account to install the agent with (in a scenario where the Management Server action account does not have local administrator rights on…

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