SCOM2012: Full Features/Capabilities

Holla Guys,

I’m back with the second product in SC2012. SCOM puts large focus not only on the Datacenter Admin but Application Owner as well. Enabling monitoring from Datacenter – Network – Servers – Operating Systems – Applications – Code Level (.Net) as well as Client-Side Monitoring!

*Do note that the items in RED is SP1 Features

System Center Operations Manager 2012

SCOM puts large focus not only on the Datacenter Admin but Application Owner as well. Enabling monitoring from Datacenter – Network – Servers – Operating Systems – Applications – Code Level (.Net) as well as Client Monitoring!

Key Features

SCOM Monitoring
Network
.Net
Transaction Monitoring
  • ASP.NET Web Application
  • ASP.NET Webpage
  • ASP.NET MVC Page
  • ASP.NET Web services
  • WCF Method
  • Function
  • ASP.NET Web Services
    • ASP.NET Webpage
    • ASP.NET MVC Page
    • ASP.NET Web services
    • WCF Method
    • Function
  • WCF Service
    • ASP.NET Webpage
    • ASP.NET MVC Page
    • ASP.NET Web services
    • WCF Method
    • Function
  • Windows Service
    • WCF Method
    • Function
    Health Service Watcher
    • Monitors the state of remote health service which includes 4 dependency monitors
      • Local Health Service Configuration
      • Local Health Service Performance
      • Local Health Service Security
      • Local Health Service Availability
    Microsoft Applications
    Unix & Linux Server Operating System
    • Monitors Health (See Below), Performance, Obtain Reports, Run Tasks, Implement Needed Customizations.
      • Services & Applications
      • File System, Disk Space, Swap Space & System Memory
      • Network Interfaces
      • Core Processes & Attributes
      • Key Configurations
    • Ability to elevate privileges using “sudo”
    • Supported Unix & Linux
    • Additional Supported Linux OS
    • CentOS 5 (x86/x64)
    • CentOS 6 (x86/x64)
    • Debian 5 (x86/x64)
    • Debian 6 (x86/x64)
    • Oracle Linux 5 (x86/x64)
    • Oracle Linux 6 (x86/x64)
    • Ubuntu Server 10.04 (x86/x64)
    • Ubuntu 12.04 (x86/x64)
    Oracle Database
    Java
    • Auto Discover key JEE application Server properties
    • Collect key JEE application Server Performance Counters
    • Auto discover application
    • Monitor Application State
    Audit Collection Services
    • ACS provides a means to collect records generated by an audit policy & store in a centralized Database.
    Cross Platform
    • IBM WebSphere (6.1 & 7.0)
      • Supported on RHEL, SLES, AIX & Windows
    • Oracle Weblogic (10gRel3, 11gRel1)
      • Supported on RHEL, SLES, Solaris & Windows
    • Redhat JBoss (4.2, 5.1, 6.0)
      • Supported on RHEL, SLES & Windows
    • Apache Tomcat (5.5, 6.0, 7.0)
      • Supported on RHEL, SLES & Windows
    Console & Dashboards
    • Various Console
      • Operations Manager 2012 Console
      • Web Console
      • SharePoint Console
    • Dashboard
      • Surface Information
        • Group Health Dashboard
        • Agent Health (Health State, Performance & Version)
        • Infrastructure Health:
          • Management Configuration Service
          • Management Data Access
          • Management Server
          • Gateway & Management Server State
          • Network Discovery
          • Notification
        • WebParts
      • Network Summary Dashboard View
        • Nodes with Slowest Response (ICMP ping)
        • Nodes with Highest CPU Usage
        • Interfaces with Highest Utilization
        • Interfaces with Most Send Errors
        • Interfaces with Most Receive Errors
        • Nodes with the Most Alerts
        • Interfaces with the Most Alerts
    Management Packs
    • Management Pack Templates
      • .Net Application Performance Monitoring Template
      • OLE DB Data Source Template
      • Windows Process Monitoring Template
      • TCP Port Template
      • Unix & Linux Log File
      • Unix & Linux Process
      • Web Application Availability Monitoring Template
      • Web Application Transaction Monitoring Template
      • Windows Service Template
      • Watcher Nodes (agent that runs monitors & rules that test an application or feature on another computer.)
    Application Performance Monitoring
    • Supports IIS7 hosted ASP.Net Application & WebServices
    • Provide Consistent Monitoring from Server to Client Perspectives
    • Bridge the gap between IT & Application Teams
  • Enabled APM for SharePoint 2010
  • 360 .NET Application Monitoring Dashboards
    • Provides you different perspectives of application health in one place—360 .NET Application Monitoring Dashboards.
    • The 360 .NET Application Monitoring Dashboards display information to provide a summary of health and key metrics for 3-tier applications in a single view for
    • Global Service Monitor
    • .NET Application Performance Monitoring
    • Web Application Availability Monitoring.
  • The 360 .NET Application Monitoring Dashboards show where an application is unhealthy and provide a launch point for detail dashboards that highlight component-level issues.
  • The 360 .NET Application Monitoring Dashboards display data from powerful monitoring tools.
    • .NET Application Performance Monitoring looks deep into the application to get details that can help you pinpoint solutions from server- and client-side perspectives.
    • Web Application Availability monitoring in Operations Manager monitors internal synthetic transactions.
    • Global Service Monitor monitors the availability of applications from an outside location, measuring availability from where the user is.
  • The 360 .NET Application Monitoring Dashboards show the following:
  • Key application metric or action

    Type of monitoring used

    Availability

    Web Application Availability Monitoring and Global Service Monitor

    Reliability

    .NET Application Performance Monitoring

    Performance

    .NET Application Performance Monitoring and Global Service Monitor

    Diagnostics

    .NET Application Performance Monitoring

    Resolution

    The Team Foundation Server (TFS) Connector management pack takes an alert, assigns it to development in TFS with all appropriate detail.

    Integration
    • Servers/Systems
    • Storage
    • Virtualization Host
    • Connecting SCOM with other Management System
      • Connects with other Management System (SCOM as Primary or Secondary)
      • Connects to Trouble-Ticketing Systems
    • Active Directory Integration
    • Integrating SCOM with Development Processes (Team Foundation Server & Visual Studio)
      • Import Operational Issues
      • Configure Notification when Developers Reassign Work Items
      • Automatically Assign New Alerts to Engineering
      • Automatically Close Alerts when work items are resolved in TFS
      • Synchronize Alerts with TFS
      • Integration with IntelliTrace Historical Profiling
      • File Attachments
    Role-Based
    Notification
    • Setup Infrastructure
      • SMTP (Email)
      • SIP (IM)
      • SMS
      • Custom
    • Alert Aging (Help meet SLAs)
    • Create User Roles
    Reporting

    Let me know if I misses out on anything. The aim for this documentation is to showcase Out of The Box SCOM2012 with Free Management Packs.

    For a  full listing of SCCM 2012 & SCOM 2012, Please download it from here
    2013 – System Center 2012 Features

     

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    K

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