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Maintenance mode using Orchestrator RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

    I defined a service  monitor (target - all windows computer) , the monitor is disabled, i have override that enables the monitor to a specific server.

    I want to put this service monitor in maintenance mode (not the hole server).

    How can i do it with Orchestrator?

    when trying to use the "start maintenance mode"- in the "monitor" filed i didn't find my monitored object, only class..

    So, is it possible to put a monitored object in maintenance mode?

    In Microsoft spec: 

    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh531754.aspx

    they wrote:

    Monitor

    The name of the monitor that is being put into maintenance mode

    But its not true.

    Please advice.

    Thanks

    Monday, March 18, 2013 2:19 PM

All replies

  • Hi,

    I defined a service  monitor (target - all windows computer) , the monitor is disabled, i have override that enables the monitor to a specific server.

    I want to put this service monitor in maintenance mode (not the hole server).

    How can i do it with Orchestrator?

    when trying to use the "start maintenance mode"- in the "monitor" filed i didn't find my monitored object, only class..

    So, is it possible to put a monitored object in maintenance mode?

    In Microsoft spec: 

    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh531754.aspx

    they wrote:

    Monitor

    The name of the monitor that is being put into maintenance mode

    But its not true.

    Please advice.

    Thanks

    Use a powershell script and use get-monitor http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg132286.aspx 
    Wednesday, May 8, 2013 3:49 AM
  • Hi,

    When an object is placed into Maintenance Mode, all workflows targeted against that object are suspended during that specific interval. This prevents Alerts and Notifications from being generated by the workflows targeted against the object in Maintenance Mode and helps reduce alerting noise during a planned maintenance activity on the server. In Maintenance Mode, alerts, notifications, rules, monitors, automatic responses, state changes and new alerts are suppressed at the agent.

    If you target the monitor to All Windows Computers, then it is the Windows Computer that you can put into maintenace mode. If you only want to maintenance mode one monitor you need a "smaller" target for that monitor, not the entire Windows Computer.

    Understand maintenance mode http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2704170

    Selecting a target http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh457539.aspx


    Anders Bengtsson | Microsoft PFE | blog at http://www.contoso.se

    Wednesday, May 8, 2013 7:14 AM
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