How to Deploy and configure OpsMgr 2012 SP1 – Part 8 – How to Install the first Management Server OpsMgr 2012

Introduction In this document we will install the First OpsMgr 2012 SP1 on MTLMS01 Server Installation Install the First OpsMgr 2012 SP1 Now you are ready to install the first Management Server on server MTLMS01. We will not now install the web console on the server, because we want secure communication with SSL. A certificate must be installed on IIS before to be able to install the Web Console in SSL. We will install later in this series · Open a session on MTLMS01 Server with the OmAdmin user · Double click on Setup to start the Installation · Click … Continue reading How to Deploy and configure OpsMgr 2012 SP1 – Part 8 – How to Install the first Management Server OpsMgr 2012

How to Deploy and configure OpsMgr 2012 SP1 – Part 7 – How to validate the communication between OpsMgr 2012 SP1 and the SQL Servers

Introduction In this document we will validate that from MTLMS01 and MTLMS02 you communicate with both SQL Servers. It is very important that the user OMAdmin can be connect with both SQL servers because OMAdmin will create the Database OperationsManager and the OperationsManagerDW Database during the installation.We will use ODBC Data Access Source to validate if the user can have access to both SQL servers Validate the communication with SQL Servers Validate that the OMAdmin User can connect to the MTLSQL01 Server from Server MTLMS01 Open a session on MTLMS01 with OMAdmin user Click Start Click Administrative Tools Click Data … Continue reading How to Deploy and configure OpsMgr 2012 SP1 – Part 7 – How to validate the communication between OpsMgr 2012 SP1 and the SQL Servers

How to Deploy and configure OpsMgr 2012 SP1 – Part 6 – How to Install Prerequisites for OpsMgr 2012 SP1

Introduction In this document you will install all prerequisites for OpsMgr 2012 SP1for both management Server MTLMS01 and MTLMS02 Add the OMAdmins Group in the Administrators Local group of all MS Servers and SQL Servers Install IIS Install Report Viewer Install Prerequisites on the MTLMS01 Server Add OMAdmins group in the Adminitrators Local group · Open a session on MTLMS01 with OMAdmin user · Pin the Computer management · Click Computer Management · Expand Local Users and Groups · Open Administrators Local Group · Add the Omadmins Group in the Administrators Local group if it is not present · Close … Continue reading How to Deploy and configure OpsMgr 2012 SP1 – Part 6 – How to Install Prerequisites for OpsMgr 2012 SP1

How to deploy and configure OpsMgr 2012 Sp1 – Part 4 – How to Install SQL 2012 Server for Operation Manager Database

Introduction In this document we will Install SQL 2012 for Operations Manager database. This Database is the Short term Database. The long Term Database is the Data Warehouse Database, this Database can be Installed on the same server than the Operation Management Database, but in the Series you will install the data warehouse Database on an another Server MTLRS01 Installation How to Install SQL Server 2012 Setup is fairly straightforward. This document will not go into details and best practices for SQL configuration. Consult your DBA team to ensure your SQL deployment is configured for best practices according to your … Continue reading How to deploy and configure OpsMgr 2012 Sp1 – Part 4 – How to Install SQL 2012 Server for Operation Manager Database

How to Deploy and Configure OpsMgr 2012 – Part 3 – Users and Groups required for OpsMgr 2012 SP1

Hi there, Here is a brief summary for all users and groups required to install Operations manager 2012. User 1. Create OU OpsMgr 2012 You will create all accounts and groups in this OU 2. Create a domain account in the domain called OMAdmin This account will be used to install OpsMgr 2012 MS and RS This account will be the first Administrator of OpsMgr 2012 3. Create a domain account in the domain called OMAA Be sure to select User cannot change Password Password never Expires The OpsMgr 2012 uses the Action Account to gather operational data from providers, … Continue reading How to Deploy and Configure OpsMgr 2012 – Part 3 – Users and Groups required for OpsMgr 2012 SP1

How to Deploy and Configure OpsMgr 2012 – Part 2 – Schema Environment

Hi There, Here is Alain and welcome back to the second articles of this series. For this series, we will use an example network call ACGL.CA with a number of servers in it, which will use throughout this series Server inventory All OS Servers will be running Windows Server 2012 and SQL Servers will be running SQL 2012. We will install 2 OpsMgr 2012 Management Servers We will Install 1 SQL 2008 R2 Server for Operational Database We will install 1 SQL 2008 R2 Reporting Services and OpsMgr 2012 Reporting Server We will install 2 OpsMgr 2012 Gateway Servers for … Continue reading How to Deploy and Configure OpsMgr 2012 – Part 2 – Schema Environment

How to Deploy and Configure OpsMgr 2012

Hello my friends, Please join me to welcome the fellow Canadian IT Pro Alain Laventure as he presents his first article here with us starting a journey to deploy and configure System Center Operations Manager 2012. In this series, I will give you a best practice guide how to build a full OpsMgr 2012 environment from scratch and here is an overview of the upcoming posts: Design OpsMgr 2012 Environment Create Architecture document OpsMgr 2012 Schema Environment OpsMgr 2012 Server Configuration Planning Capacity Users needed for OpsMgr 2012 Installation Other users and group Needed for Notification and Roles Deploy OpsMgr … Continue reading How to Deploy and Configure OpsMgr 2012

Monitoring FOPE (Microsoft Directory Synchronization Tool) using SCOM

Hola che hermanos! In Today’s post we will go over the process to monitor the Microsoft Directory Synchronization Tool using SCOM. This post is a small part of one of my upcoming articles about the transition process from on-premises Exchanges to FOPE that will be published in MSExchange.org. Before performing the monitoring wizard below, you should have at least: Agent installed on the FOPE Server A Group created for the FOPE Server (in this case FOPE-Group) A Management Pack to store all FOPE monitoring and groups (in this case FOPE Management Pack) Now that we have all that in place, … Continue reading Monitoring FOPE (Microsoft Directory Synchronization Tool) using SCOM

Quick Hint: SCOM – Managing Agent Proxy using PowerShell

How can manage agent proxy in a SCOM agent using PowerShell?  PowerShell makes everything easier, right? To list all agents using names with wildcards we can use the following cmdlet where in this post all my locations share the site code on their names: Get-SCOMAgent *POA*  If the previous cmdlet brought the servers that you were expecting, then we can go ahead and enable the agent proxy for all those servers using the following cmdlet: Get-SCOMAgent *POA* |  Enable-SCOmAgentProxy If you want to disable based on the initial cmdlet, just run the following cmdlet: Get-SCOMAgent *POA* |  Disable-SCOmAgentProxy Cheers, Anderson … Continue reading Quick Hint: SCOM – Managing Agent Proxy using PowerShell