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Monitor Microsoft Active Directory with OMi Management Pack

Monitor Microsoft Active Directory with OMi Management Pack

Amit-Kumar

 

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OMi Management Pack for Active Directory works with HPE Operations Manager i (OMi), enables you to monitor Microsoft Active Directory servers and the underlying infrastructure running in your environment and has many important new features. It monitors availability and performance of Active Directory Servers and includes features like monitoring of Active Directory database files, Directory Information Tree (DIT) disk space, replication, response time, Domain Name System (DNS), and Windows Event Log, Workload and resource bottlenecks.

OMi Management Pack for Active Directory contains Management Templates, monitoring Aspects, Policy Templates, Health Indicators (HIs), Event Type Indicators (ETIs), Topology Based Event Correlation (TBEC) Rules, Tools, and Graphs. The Indicators (HIs, ETIs) and TBEC Rules analyze and categorize the events occurring in the databases and report the health status.

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HPE has released HPE OMi Management Pack for Active directory (version 1.01) on 3rd May 2016.  It further extends the monitoring coverage with:

  • Performance Dashboard, which highlight performance bottlenecks, overlay performance data with Event and refreshes automatically
  • New Monitoring, Microsoft Active Directory Certificate Service, Rights management Service, Web Service and more
  • Enhanced Core AD monitoring capabilities

 

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  • Visualize the performance of Microsoft Active Directory at a glance, with Performance Dashboard
  • Schema version monitoring: Monitors the schema version, online fragmentation, lost and found objects.
  • Certificate Service (AD CS) monitoring.
  • Rights Management Services (RMS) monitoring.
  • Web Services monitoring
  • Enhanced Flexible Single Master Operations (FSMO) monitoring.
  • Enhanced Server health
  • Enhanced DNS Resolution monitoring
  • Enhanced System Volume (SYSVOL) monitoring.
  • Enhance Global catalog monitoring.
  • Enhanced monitoring capability to verify existing trusts and their status.
  • Enhance Services monitoring (DNS, ISM, and DFS service status)
  • Enhanced Replication monitoring.

If you are a using Active Directory SPI, you can evolve to Active Directory Management Pack and get benefited from several important new features!  OMi Management Packs Evolution Guide and SPI to MP Evolution Tool helps you transition from HP Operations Manager (OM) SPIs to OMi MPs when moving responsibilities from an HPE OM server to OMi.

 

The OM-to-Opsbridge evolution program including license exchange details is now live. Search on the tag OM2OpsBridge to find blogs discussing this program and evolution to OpsBridge. Search on OMiContent for other blogs on management packs and connectors.


 

Try OMi now! OMi 10.10 comes pre-loaded with a number of Management Packs that you can try out without the hassle of getting management pack software or evaluation license.

Read more:
HPE Operations Bridge
HPE Live Network: Operations Bridge Evolution
HPE Live Network: Operations Manager i
HPE Live Network: OMi Management Pack development kit
HPE Live Network: HPE SPI to MP Evolution Tool

You can see demonstrations and find out more details of this and other features of our HPE Operations Bridge solution in our sessions and at our booths during HPE Discover Las Vegas.

Click on the image below or here to register.

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System Architect, OpsBridge
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Amit-Kumar