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T-SQL : Search for Historical Alerts and Events inside the SCOM Data Warehouse for a specific server and between dates

Description :

There are several T-SQL queries available on the internet especially from Microsoft PFE Kevin Holman regarding searching for Events or Alerts on the OpsMgr Operational Database but not for the Data Warehouse database. In some troubleshooting scenarios or forensic analysis historical data (events or alerts) related to a […]

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Start & Stop all OpsMgr Services on all SCOM Management Servers in a mass with Powershell

Description :

This Powershell Script is basically intended to stop and start OpsMgr related services (“cshost”, “healthservice”, “omsdk”) on all SCOM Management Servers in a mass. This script can be used to stop and start other windows services too. You basically need to enter the server and service name into […]

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How to troubleshoot SCOM 2016 Agent upgrade or installation problem with error message “Microsoft Monitoring Agent was not installed”

Problem Description :

If you try to upgrade or install SCOM 2016 Agent manually on a Windows Server the upgrade or installation can fail with the following error message below.

Error Messages :

“A newer version of Operations Manager is already installed on this computer. Setup cannot continue.”

“Microsoft Monitoring Agent was not […]

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How to troubleshoot SCOM 2016 Agent upgrade or installation problem with error message “The setup wizard was interrupted before the Microsoft Monitoring Agent could be completely installed”

Problem Description :

If you try to upgrade or install SCOM 2016 Agent manually on a Windows Server the upgrade or installation can fail with the following error message below.

Error Messages :

“A newer version of Operations Manager is already installed on this computer. Setup cannot continue.”

“Microsoft Monitoring Agent was not […]

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How to troubleshoot SCOM 2016 Agent upgrade or installation problem with error message “A newer version of Operations Manager is already installed on this computer. Setup cannot continue”

Problem Description :

If you try to upgrade or install SCOM 2016 Agent manually on a Windows Server the upgrade or installation can fail with the following error message below.

Error Messages :

“A newer version of Operations Manager is already installed on this computer. Setup cannot continue.”

“Microsoft Monitoring Agent was not […]

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How to detect SPN (Service Principal Name) related problems or mismatch on SQL Servers

How to Tutorial :

How to detect SPN (Service Principal Name) related problems or mismatch on SQL Servers .

Solution :

There is a very handy and easy to use tool available from Microsoft which I am using nearly daily if I hit SPN’s related event logs or error logs on SQL […]

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“An error occured while processing this request”, “Failed to submit operation request” and “Failed to create virtual machine” error messages can occur when you try to create a new virtual machine in Windows Azure Pack with Update Rollup 11

Problem Description :

“An error occured while processing this request”, “Failed to submit operation request” and “Failed to create virtual machine” error messages can occur when you try to create a new virtual machine in Windows Azure Pack with Update Rollup 11 installed.

Error Messages :

Error 11/18/2016 2:07:30 PM Microsoft-WindowsAzurePack-MgmtSvc-TenantSite 232 […]

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How to further speed up Windows 7 Update after KB3138612 Installation

Problem Description :

If you haven’t updated Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 for a long time, Windows Update can run several hours to detect and to get a list of the updates required.

After installation of KB3138612 please install the following updates inside the Solution Section of this article […]

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How to troubleshoot SCOM 2012 and 2012 R2 Console crash (Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.Monitoring.Console.exe) with Exception Code c0000374 and 0xc0000005

Problem Description :

System Center Operations Manager 2012 and 2012 R2 Console “Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.Monitoring.Console.exe” can crash with Exception Code c0000374 and 0xc0000005 .

Error Message :

The following exception code can appear in your SCOM Console :

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.Monitoring.Console.exe
Application Version: 7.1.10226.1118
Application Timestamp: 561d7b46
Fault Module Name: StackHash_b145
Fault Module Version: 6.3.9600.18438
Fault […]

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SCVMM 2016 Agent installation can fail with the error message: “There is a problem with this Windows Installer package. A DLL required for this install to complete could not be run.”

Poblemm Description :

System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2016 Agent Installation can fail with the following error message. “There is a problem with this Windows Installer package. A DLL required for this install to complete could not be run. Contact your support personnel or package vendor”.

Solution :

The installation of vcredist_x64.exe […]

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