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SCOM: (Un)sealing a Management Pack

Written by Ingmar Verheij on April 5th, 2011. Posted in Operations Manager

System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) uses Management Packs to discover, monitor and collect data about product. Usually a Management Pack is used per product such as Exchange 2003, Exchange 2010, SQL 2008, etc. Commercial management packs are sealed, which means you can’t edit the content of the management pack

Unsealing a management pack

In some cases it might me necessary to change a sealed management pack to suit your needs. Before the sealed management pack can be changed it needs to be unsealed.

This can easily be done with a PowerShell script (run on a SCOM server):

SCOM : Open view direct in console

Written by Ingmar Verheij on April 4th, 2011. Posted in Operations Manager

System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) gives you great insights in your IT infrastructure. (Pro) active monitoring you’re environment enables you to respond quickly to alerts and (maybe) prevent outage.

One way to get informed is by hanging monitors in the “IT room” with dashboards displaying the environment. You can create a “view” in the Management Console displaying the information needed.

Ideally a dedicated machine boots up and displays the view you created. You can start the System Center Operations Manager with the option / ViewName: <viewname> to open the console and show the view.

Microsoft.MOM.UI.Console.exe

However if you start the console with the name of the view you get this error:

The view could not be found

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