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Jim Moldenhauer
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Jim Moldenhauer has been working as a technical professional for over fifteen years. He has worked on all types of infrastructure projects from Active Directory to System Center to Avamar. He currently works as an independent contractor in Phoenix AZ
Jim Moldenhauer has been working as a technical professional for over fifteen years. He has worked on all types of infrastructure projects from Active Directory to System Center to Avamar. He currently works as an independent contractor in Phoenix AZ

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SCOM 2016 - Monitor & Recover a Service
Monitoring services is the bread and butter of SCOM but not a lot of people know how to actually setup service monitoring, and fewer still know how to setup SCOM to automatically restart services when they fail. Creating the Monitor: In the SCOM console go ...
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SCOM 2016 - Moving the Operations Database
There may come a time where you require to move your Operational database from one machine to another. In my case I have outgrown my existing SQL server and need to move it to a server that has more headroom. This is going to be the first of three segments ...
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SCOM 2016 - Enable Proxy on all Agents
So if you are setting up a new instance of SCOM 2016 and have started getting Agent proxy not enabled alerts. You are not alone. By default SCOM does not configure all new agents to act as proxy's for other agents. This is an odd thing that Microsoft for so...
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SQL 2014 SP2 - Configuring SSRS for SCOM 2016
Writing this as an update to a post I did a while back SQL 2008 R2 - Configuring SSRS for SCOM 2012 . This post supersedes that one and should be used instead. There are a few changes in the process and it has been streamlined a bit. Open SQL Server Reporti...
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SCOM 2016 - Setting Up External Email Relay
There will come times when you need to use an external email relay service to send notifications from SCOM. If you are working with a smaller company that uses a third party mail service for example. This is also very helpful if you are building SCOM in a l...
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AD 2012 R2 - Deploy BGInfo via Group Policy
So for those of you who have never worked with BGInfo before it is a free product that Microsoft bought a few years back to help identify servers that you are logged into by modifying the desktop image with a customizable file that can pull system info. It ...
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SCORCH 2016 - Protecting Active Directory Security Groups
So last year I did a fun segment for SCOM on How to Monitor Domain Administrators Group to detect unauthorized modifications to the Domain Admins, Schema Admins and Enterprise Admins groups in Active Directory. Now that we have SCORCH setup in our lab its t...
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SCCM 1511 - Installation
So a few years ago I did three segments on how to install SCCM 2012. It covered the WSUS installation and configuration , the SCCM prerequisite installs and the actual SCCM install . Since the time of those writings that method has become obsolete. A man by...
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SCCM 1602 - Update
So one of the really cool things they introduced with 1511 is Updates and Servicing. Remember in SCOM 1511 - Installation when we mentioned that you want to use the Configuration Manager cloud service?   This is part of that. It gives you the ability to do ...
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SCCM 2012 - How to Deploy SCOM 2012 Agent
So now that we have SCCM 1511 up and running I wanted to setup up a deployment for the SCOM agent. This is actually a very simple application to setup. Gather SCOM Agent Files : So the first thing we need is the SCOM Agent files. On your SCOM server navigat...
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