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How to Reduce the SCOM OpsMgr eMail Alert Storm

Personally, I don’t prefer to install and enable SCCM management pack on the SCOM servers because of the fear of email alerts!!  It is very common to see hundreds of emails a day generated by SCOM and most of them are informational etc. Is there any way to reduce SCOM email alerts/notification storm? Savision’s  Live Maps Unity  will help us to notify only when really necessary and provide a URL in the notification to the root cause details. Isn’t really cool? Dennis Rietvink published an article explains how you can configure SCOM alert notifications to include a URL to the Live Maps Unity service map in an email.

https://www.savision.com/resources/blog/scom-alert-notification-storms

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Following are the 3 scenarios of explained in the above mentioned post :-

1.Creating a SMTP channel that formats and sends the service alert emails
2.Creating valid Subscriber that will receive the service alert emails
3.Creating a Subscription that scopes the service alert emails

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Anoop is Microsoft MVP and Veeam Vanguard ! He is a Solution Architect on enterprise client management with more than 13 years of experience (calculation done on the year 2014) in IT. He is Blogger, Speaker and Local User Group Community leader. His main focus is on Device Management technologies like SCCM 2012,Current Branch, Intune. He writes about the technologies like SCCM, SCOM, Windows 10, Azure AD, Microsoft Intune, RMS, Hyper-V etc...

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