MOMScriptAPI other undocumented methods

With my last post, I started to look at undocumented methods of MOMScriptAPI. These methods are published thru IDL file (interface definition language) as well are visible using tools like oleview.exe. Now I will try to document those APIs so they can be used whenever MOMScriptAPI object can be used …. First I should mention…


MOMScriptAPI.CreateTypedPropertyBag Method

It came to my attention that CreateTypedPropertyBag method of MOMScriptAPI is not documented in MSDN (or at least not published at the time I’m writing this post). I will try to offer a bit of insight for this API as well as provide a sample for its usage. This method creates a new property bag object,…

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Operations Manager 2007 SP1 tracing

As described in this KB article, OpsMgr2007 is using ETW/WPP tracing which was not very customer consumable. The conversion to readable text was required with the use of TMF files which did not ship with RTM version of the product. So decision was made and things changed with SP1 release (and such were also present…


VIDEO: Reset And Recalculate Health State

Our TechNet web site and especially its video section went finally live with a training video I did some time ago. That video demonstrates functionality and differences between tasks which could change a health state after being spawned from within “Health Explorer”. Brief description: Reset State – In OpsMgr 2007 SP1 this task causes unit…

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Maintenance Mode And Server Availability (Another Solution)

Maintenance mode expired, monitored server is still down, but there is no alert in the alert view of OpsMgr 2007 console indicating server being offline. In my previous post I tried to walk through one possible implementation of the workaround to recognize server unavailability. That post also contains information about reasons behind scenario described above…


Maintenance Mode And Server Availability

Maintenance mode expired, monitored server is still down, but there is no alert in the alert view of OpsMgr 2007 console indicating server being offline. This scenario is happening too often with current implementation of availability monitoring. What our customer face and fear is that if server which undergo maintenance mode each night is not…

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