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AD Assignment Resource Pool Watcher alerts being raised all the time

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  • Hello, complete noob to SCOM so forgive my ignorance...

    Alert: Resource Pool Heartbeat Failure
    Source: AD Assignment Resource Pool Watcher
    Path: Not Present
    Last modified by: System
    Last modified time: 7/31/2012 10:52:53 AM Alert description: The resource pool AD Assignment Resource Pool failed to heartbeat.

    I keep getting errors like these and I can't figure out for the life of me how to disable them or turn them off, or figure out why the error is happening even.

    Any help...?
    Wednesday, August 01, 2012 6:43 PM

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  • Hello,

    Are you using System Center 2012? 

    Please refer to the Release Notes below:

    System Center 2012 - Operations Manager Release Notes
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh561709.aspx


    Resource Pool Heartbeat Failure Alert

    Alert Name: Health Service Heartbeat Failure

    Alert Description: The Health Service on <mgmt server name> failed to heartbeat.

    Summary

    The Health Service has stopped on a computer.

    This alert is generated by the System Center Data Access Service on the agent’s management server when it has determined one of the members of the resource pool has not sent a heartbeat. The purpose of this alert is to inform the administrator that the host computer is unhealthy and will not perform monitoring as expected.   

    Error Alert: The System Center Data Access Service has failed multiple consecutive times to determine the availability of the server.

    Causes

    The following conditions can cause this alert:

    • The agent computer is not running.
    • The agent computer has lost network connection.
    • The Health service on the agent computer is placed into Maintenance Mode.
    • The Health service on the agent computer has been set to Manual/Disabled and the computer was restarted.
    • The Health service on the agent computer failed to start correctly.
    • The Health service on the agent computer has been stopped.

    Resolutions

    You can enable a recovery to automatically restart the agent if it fails.

    In the event that the recovery is disabled or was not successful, you can navigate to the State Change Events tab and run the recovery from the details pane. To open the State Change Events tab, right-click the alert, select Open, and then click Health Explorer. In the Health Explorer, select the alert that is in a critical state, and then in the right-hand pane, click the State Change Events tab. In the details pane, click the recovery task to run the recovery.

    Hope it helps,


    Yog Li

    TechNet Community Support

    Thursday, August 02, 2012 10:25 AM
    Moderator
  • Thanks, that link and information is informative and useful in getting an idea of what is being monitored.

    Apparently it just took this post for me to sit down and analyze the errors, that I was seeing, more deeply.

    What APPEARS to be happening is that backups with AppAssure backup software are causing enough of a hiccup at x:53 every hour that it pops an alert for 3 Heartbeats being down.  I've modified my backup schedule and will see if that clears up these errors.

    Thanks.

    Friday, August 03, 2012 1:01 PM
  • So much for my original idea that it was related to our backups.  I have scaled the backup intervals back and I am still seeing these errors coming, in a batch of 3. 

    Alert: Resource Pool Heartbeat Failure

    Source: All Management Servers Resource Pool Watcher

    Path: Not Present

    Last modified by: System

    Last modified time: 8/7/2012 7:38:45 AM

    Alert description: The resource pool All Management Servers Resource Pool failed to heartbeat.

    Alert: Resource Pool Heartbeat Failure

    Source: Notifications Resource Pool Watcher

    Path: Not Present

    Last modified by: System

    Last modified time: 8/7/2012 7:38:45 AM

    Alert description: The resource pool Notifications Resource Pool failed to heartbeat.

    Alert: Resource Pool Heartbeat Failure

    Source: AD Assignment Resource Pool Watcher

    Path: Not Present

    Last modified by: System

    Last modified time: 8/7/2012 7:38:45 AM

    Alert description: The resource pool AD Assignment Resource Pool failed to heartbeat.

    I am seeing these errors every couple hours or so, anyone have any ideas what could be causing these alerts to pop up?  There doesn't appear to be packet loss of any sort, nor is there resource contention.

    Tuesday, August 07, 2012 4:24 PM
  • ping. ever get this fixed?
    Sunday, October 28, 2012 4:54 AM
  • Hi John

    If you have an issue, I'd suggest opening a new thread. It will be a configuration issue or potential performance issue. 

    Please let us know:

    - number of management servers in the resource pool

    - any errors in the OperationsManager event log on the management servers

    - operating system of management servers

    - whether this is an upgrade or clean install

    Cheers

    Graham


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    Monday, October 29, 2012 7:37 AM
    Moderator
  • Have you changed the Resource Pool To manual or is it still automatic.

    Also, if the resource pool is manual then check if the MS that are member of this pool are Online

    Sunday, November 04, 2012 2:01 PM