SCOM supports collecting event records that can be reported on. It has inbuilt support for reading the Windows Event Log or a CSV file, but becomes limited beyond that. I played with the idea of getting SCOM to read records out from a database in order to populate these SCOM events. Unfortunately there is not much information on the net about how to get it to work.
The attached SCOM management pack shows an example of how to get this to work. It uses a Microsoft.Windows.TimedScript.EventProvide... [More]
11. March 2009
I have written some custom SCOM management packs that read from a database and populate event collection data (see here and here for some examples from other people). My first management pack works without any problems. The second management pack (essentially a copy of the first) fails with an out of memory exception. The Operations Manager event log on the SCOM server contains an entry that starts with the following: Converting data batch to XML failed with error "Not enough storage i... [More]