Monthly Archives: January 2013

SCSM Management Group fails to start after SP1 when System Center Advisor is installed

After upgrading my SCSM management server to SP1, I found that my management server would not start. The only error I could find in the logs that was related was this error that wasn’t very helpful. The Management Group <MGNAME> … Continue reading

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SQL Backup Scripts

I needed to setup a one-time backup for all databases on a SQL Server today, normally they are backed up with Veeam and I wanted to have native SQL backups. I found that this query will built the backup commands … Continue reading

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System Center SP 1 Update Rollup 1 Released

S Following last week’s release of SP1 to the MVLS they release Update Rollup 1 for DPM, SCOM, SPF and VMM yesterday. See the link below for a full list of the bugs fixed in this update. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2785682

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Stopping/Starting SCSM Data warehouse Jobs with Orchestrator

I’m preparing to upgrade my SCSM environment to SP1 one of the Prerequisites is to stop the SCSM DW jobs. I decided that since this is a requirement to do every six months or so and I don’t want to … Continue reading

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Orchestrator 2012 SP1 Install

I just completed upgrading my lab install of Orchestrator and wanted to blog a few minor notes. This blog post just covers the high level steps. If you have all of the System Center 2012 products installed this is the … Continue reading

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SCSM AD Group Connector

In this Blog post I’m going to cover how I created an AD group Connector to update the CMDB with some extended properties for AD groups. I wanted to be able to publish the description field for AD Groups in … Continue reading

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System Center SP1 Bits are downloadable via MVLS

In case you have not seen on other blogs the long awaited System Center SP1 bits are downloadable via MVLS now more blog post to come as I update my lab and any thing I new I setup in Production. … Continue reading

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