OMS Linux Agent Installation Errors on Ubuntu 16.04.2

Chiyo OdikaLinux, Microsoft Operations Management Suite, OMSLeave a Comment

I recently was working on some OMS Linux agent testing and sought to test with the 16.04.2 flavor of Ubuntu for the first time. Upon downloading the relevant bundle for my computer as described in my previous article, an attempt to upgrade (–upgrade) the package in the system failed with the dreaded “Errors were encountered while processing” errors, and I saw this across the board on all of the Ubuntu 16.04.2 computers. Looks like a missing dependency is the culprit. So here’s what I did to address this and onboard this Ubuntu distro to my OMS workspace: I uninstalled the package and removed all related data, using the –purge bundle operation: sudo sh ./omsagent-1.3.4-127.universal.x64.sh --purge and then proceeded to address the dependency. You … Read More

Chiyo OdikaOMS Linux Agent Installation Errors on Ubuntu 16.04.2

OMS Agent for Linux – v1.1.0-217

Chiyo OdikaAZURE, Microsoft Operations Management Suite, OMSLeave a Comment

The latest public preview OMS agent for Linux is available on Github. This updates introduces the following new features: FluentD v12.24: Fluentd is an Ruby-based open source data collector for unifying data collection and consumption for better understanding and use of unstructured data. Among other capabilities, It analyzes event logs, application logs, and clickstreams. This feature in the OMS Agent for Linux introduces a new default FLuentD buffer queue behavior. Support for CollectD Metrics Ability to support custom JSON data sources from OMS Agent for Linux New default set of Performance Counters supported Support Docker Engine Version 1.11.2 and Docker Rest API version 1.23 The omsagent service now runs under omiusers group instead of omsagent group Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (x64/x86) … Read More

Chiyo OdikaOMS Agent for Linux – v1.1.0-217

OpsMgr 2012 R2 UNIX and Linux Agent Installation. Getting the .rpm and .deb Agent Files

Chiyo OdikaOpsMgr, SCOMLeave a Comment

A client recently asked me how to obtain the agent files for installing UNIX/ Linux OpsMgr agents outside of OpsMgr, and from the command line for instance. After the cursory search for a good article on the web to pass along, I came up with nothing, and decided to correct that. This article will simply walk through how to obtain the agent files. I will not go over agent installation steps as there are numerous articles on the web that sufficiently cover that.   1. Let’s start by obtaining the management packs for UNIX/ Linux. Management packs can be found here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=29696 2. Select the relevant files for your UNIX/ Linux distros. In my case, 2 flavors of CentOS and … Read More

Chiyo OdikaOpsMgr 2012 R2 UNIX and Linux Agent Installation. Getting the .rpm and .deb Agent Files