FAQs

Data Warehouse Performance Tuning - 5 Point Plan
SCOM simultaneously writes data to both the Operations Manager database and the Data Warehouse database. Squared Up accesses data from the data warehouse ...
Fri, 23 Sep, 2016 at 11:02 AM
How to put a group or distributed application into maintenance mode
When using the page-level scope, introduced in Squared Up v2.2, health state and maintenance mode information is displayed for the SCOM object or group th...
Thu, 30 Jun, 2016 at 8:54 PM
What to do if a group shows no health information - How to create a health rollup monitor
Symptoms When you create a group in SCOM it does not by default have a health rollup monitor, so the health state stays in the grey/uninitiali...
Thu, 10 Mar, 2016 at 10:10 AM
Can I schedule maintenance mode to occur at a later time, or on a regular basis?
Operations Manager does not support maintenance mode scheduling. You can only enable maintenance mode to take effect immediately. The Specific...
Thu, 30 Jun, 2016 at 8:54 PM
What does 'auto closes' mean?
Some alerts are generated by Operations Manager monitors, which monitor the health state of an object. Monitors typically raise an alert when the health of ...
Thu, 13 Feb, 2014 at 12:21 PM
Useful Powershell Commands
Here are a few SCOM Powershell commands that might come in useful.  Just replace the ID here with the ID of the object you are interested in. ...
Wed, 29 Jun, 2016 at 9:59 AM
Where to find log files
Help us speed up troubleshooting Squared Up Support may ask you to send the Squared Up log files to assist with troubleshooting, and we'd love it i...
Fri, 6 May, 2016 at 8:37 PM
Squared Up and the SDK user limit
A connection to Squared Up counts towards the 50 simultaneous user SDK limit. However a Squared Up SDK connection generally puts lower load on the SCOM infr...
Tue, 12 Jan, 2016 at 11:09 AM
How to set default user preferences
User preferences, such as favourite metrics, are stored in user profiles. User-specific profiles are automatically created when users first make changes to ...
Tue, 10 Nov, 2015 at 11:17 AM
How to locate the Squared Up dashboard XML files
In some circumstances you may be asked by Squared Up Support to edit the dashboard xml directly or to send Support the xml file. The name of the xml file...
Wed, 10 Feb, 2016 at 8:01 PM