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OCUM vs SCOM

Can somebody please share your experience on using these two monitoring tools? any pros and cons? Is there general sense of which one is better?

 

Thanks!

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Re: OCUM vs SCOM

Hi Netappmagic,

 

Unless you are wanting or needing a specific feature available in SCOM, Active IQ Unified Manager is our most comprehensive monitoring and management product.

 

You can find more information on Active IQ Unified Manager here:

Active IQ Unified Manager Resources 

TR-4621: OnCommand Unified Manager Best Practices Guide 

 

Here is some documentation for SCOM:

OnCommand Plug-in 4.1.2 for Microsoft Installation and Setup Guide For Clustered Data ONTAP 

OnCommand Plug-in 4.1.2 for Microsoft Administration Guide 

OnCommand® Plug-in 4.1.3 for Microsoft Release Notes

 

 

Regards,

 

Team NetApp

Team NetApp
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Re: OCUM vs SCOM

The SCOM MP is a bit slow, and take long time to discover objects (sometimes hours, depend on the interval configured). I think OCUM should be kept as the main tool for the ONTAP monitoring. We  had some extensive 1st line processes around SCOM alerts in a company I worked for. And we still decided to invest in integrating OCUM with our ticketing system as well (SCSM).

Gidi Marcus (Linkedin) - Storage and Microsoft technologies consultant - Hydro IT LTD - UK
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