SCOM Volumes

It’s very important to keep your eye on the volumes of data that is generated by your SCOM environment.

Several SCOM management packs has collection rules with intervals set to 300 seconds or 5 minutes. On big SCOM environments with hundreds or even thousands of SCOM agents it’s crucial to fine-tune these volumes by changes the intervals via overrides.

It’s very difficult to see the volumes in your environment and also to identify what rules are responsible for the volumes so that they can be fine-tuned or disabled.

The following report shows you a summarization of the volumes for the different data sets read from the SCOM OperationsManager database, this report is a 3-level-drill-down.

This report also allows the user to drill-through by clicking on a specific day for example on the Performance Insertions to see the individual performance counters and count – showing top 20 only.

The next drill-through level shows the SCOM rule details including the Rule DisplayName, with this information at hand the user/scom administrator can proceed to fine-tune the collection interval and other properties using the SCOM console.

PM me for a copy of this and all sub reports.

Advertisements

3 thoughts on “SCOM Volumes

  1. Very very useful. Can I have a copy?

  2. WISH I could figureout how to PM you…I would like to have a copy. I also would like to talk to you about the SCOM/Spectrum SNMP channel blog.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s