SCOM: Creating Professional Management Packs
(SCOMMP, Live Instructor-Led Training, 4 days)


This SETC certified course teaches professional administrators how to create enterprise grade management packs for the SCOM 2012 family of products. The course begins with a detailed discussion of management pack architecture and files. We discuss the various tools and components that are used by a management pack author including the authoring console, Visio MP and Visual Studio AE. This is followed by comprehensive explorations of the development of .NET Application monitoring, TCP/IP, WMI, Windows services and events and UNIX/LINUX management packs. The course also includes detailed discussions of event monitors, performance monitors, rules and tasks. SETC Training - Formation SETC offers SCOM 2012 training in Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto, Calgary and Quebec.

Dates and Pricing

Jan 16 to Jan 19, 2018$3,000/person Feb 13 to Feb 16, 2018$3,000/person Mar 13 to Mar 16, 2018$3,000/person


SCOM Authoring Concepts
About SCOM: Topology, Architecture and Components
About using SCOM2012 Features: Overrides, Monitors and Rules
Tools for SCOM2012 Management Pack Authoring
Understanding the Management Pack Structure
Understanding Component Files in Sealed Management Packs
How to Seal a Management Pack File
How to Work with Management Pack Files
Creating Management Packs
XML Basics: Elements, Attributes and Namespaces
Setting up the Development Environment
Understanding the Tools
Creating a Management Pack using XML
Creating a Management Pack using the SCOM Authoring Console
Creating a Management Pack using Visio MP Designer
Creating a Management Pack using VSAE.
Working with Targets and Object
About Classes and Objects
How to Choose a Target
How to Create a New Target
Working with Attributes
How to Create a Management Pack Template
Understanding and Working with Watcher Nodes
Working with the .NET Application Performance Monitoring Template
Overview of.NET Application Monitoring
How to Configure Monitoring for .NET Applications
How to Add, Enable, and Disable Namespaces
How to Add, Edit, and Remove Methods
How to Add, Edit, and Remove Exception Tracking
Using Exception Handlers to Define Critical Exceptions
Client-Side Monitoring with Targeted Groups and Load Balancers
How to Configure IP Address Exclusion Filters for Client-Side Monitoring
How to Start Monitoring a New Application
Authoring Strategies for .NET Application Monitoring
Application Monitoring Using the Default Settings
Monitoring SharePoint Applications in System Center 2012 SP1
Working with Other Templates
OLE DB Data Source Template
Process Monitoring Template
TCP Port Template
UNIX or Linux Log File
UNIX or Linux Process
Web Application Availability Monitoring Template
Windows Service Template
Working with Event Monitors and Rules
Working with Data Sources
Working with Expressions
Working with Alerts
Windows Events
Text Logs
WMI Events
Syslog Events
SNMP Events
Overview of Event Monitor Logic
About Repeating Events
About Correlated Events
About Missing Events
Correlated Missing Events
Event Monitor Reset
UNIX/Linux Shell Command Alerts
Working with Performance Monitors and Rules
About Performance Monitors
Windows Performance Collection Rules
WMI Performance
UNIX/Linux Shell Command Performance Collection Rules
Script Monitors and Rules
Script Collection Rules
Script Monitors
UNIX/Linux Shell Command Monitors
Dependency Monitors
Aggregate Monitors
Diagnostics and Recoveries
Working with Tasks
Console Tasks
Agent Tasks
Advanced Management Pack Authoring (If Time Permits)
Participants will be shown how to create an advanced MP using custom code and Visual Studio AE.