Month: December 2017

Blank ‘Distribution Point Usage Summary’ reports for several DPs

The ‘Distribution Point Usage Summary’ report provides a useful overview of Distribution Point usage. It can be found in the monitoring pane, under the reporting folder ‘Software Distribution – Content’. When I first started using this report, I noticed that several distribution points were reporting 0 clients. I knew that these distribution points did have clients connecting to

Disable SQL discovery for a group

In my environment the DBA team receive all SQL alerts from SCOM, but there are some SQL installations that the team doesn’t manage. They don’t want to receive alerts for the ‘non-managed’ SQL installations, which are mostly SQL express. However, we still need to monitor everything else on those servers. In addition, any new SQL