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SCOM 2016 Features – Overview

By Bob Cornelissen


With this post I am giving you an overview of the new features in SCOM 2016 which have been added currently. I bet you thought not much was happening with SCOM for the 2016 version right? Well I can tell you there is still a lot going on. Below you will find some of the things which have been worked on.

A number of features were added in early Technical Preview Releases (TP3 and TP4), such as Scheduled Maintenance Mode and Nano Server Agent. I will cover those in the series below as well, but first I will focus on the items added in TP5.

The following features and items were added since Technical Preview 5 of SCOM 2016 (Start of May 2016 timeframe) and we want YOU to know about them and you can use the links for each feature to dive more deeply into these features and improvements:

Management Pack Updates and RecommendationsThis gives insights into wether there are currently management packs in use which need updating, and it will try to find Roles and Features on monitored servers where you have not imported the corresponding management pack.

Management Pack Tuning / Alert Data ManagementThis feature uses alert data …read more

Read more here:: Bob