SCCM ADR Failure Alerts Setup Using ConfigMgr Subscriptions | ConfigMgr

Now let’s understand, how to build SCCM ADR Failure Alerts Setup Using ConfigMgr (a.k.a SCCM) Subscriptions. I have seen a question in the HTDM Forum about alerts on ADR failures. Learn How do we monitor ADR sync failures from SCOM?

I already explained how to create an SCCM Automatic Deployment Rule. Make sure you already have hotfixes/patches available under \Software Library\Overview\Software Updates\Automatic Deployment Rules.

Enable SCCM ADR Failure Alerts

Let’s find out how to enable SCCM ADR failure alerts. There are two scenarios explained below:

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Existing ADR rules

For the EXISTING ADR rules, you can use the following steps to enable Configuration Manager alerts for ADR failures.

  • Make sure you have enabled the following option from ADR Rule properties.
    • Click on Alerts Tab
    • Make sure that the following option under Configuration Manager Alerts are enabled.
      • Specify the criteria for generating a Configuration Manager Alert
        • Generate an alert when this rule Fails
SCCM ADR Failure Alerts Setup Using ConfigMgr Subscriptions | ConfigMgr
SCCM ADR Failure Alerts Setup Using ConfigMgr Subscriptions | ConfigMgr

New ADR Rules

For the NEW ADR Rules, you can use the following steps to enable Configuration Manager alerts for ADR failures.

  • Set the alerts using the following option.
    • Generate an alert when this Rule fails
  • Click the Next button.

NOTE! – You can try whether alerts configuration is working or not by enabling Generate an alert the following conditions are met option.

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SCCM ADR Failure Alerts Setup Using ConfigMgr Subscriptions | ConfigMgr
SCCM ADR Failure Alerts Setup Using ConfigMgr Subscriptions | ConfigMgr

Check ADR Alerts

Now let’s check and understand the ADR alerts.

  • Navigate to \Monitoring\Overview\Alerts\All Alerts.
  • Click on Rule Failure Alert to find more details.
    • Name Rule Failure Alert.
    • Type Rule – failure.
    • Feature Area – Software update management.
    • Condition – Generate an alert if Rule with Name “HTMD ADR for Windows 10 Monthly Security Patches” failed during execution.
    • Alert Text – Rule with Name “HTMD ADR for Windows 10 Monthly Security Patches” failed during execution.
    • Status – Enabled.
SCCM ADR Failure Alerts Setup Using ConfigMgr Subscriptions | ConfigMgr
SCCM ADR Failure Alerts Setup Using ConfigMgr Subscriptions | ConfigMgr
  • Let’s check the alert status from the properties of Rule Failure alerts using Configure button.
SCCM ADR Failure Alerts Setup Using ConfigMgr Subscriptions | ConfigMgr
ConfigMgr ADR Failure Alerts Setup Using ConfigMgr Subscriptions | SCCM

Subscription

Let’s create a subscription for email alerts for ConfigMgr ADR failures.

  • Select the Failure alerts for Rule Failure alerts from All Alerts.
  • Click on Create Subscription from the Ribbon.
    • From New Subscription Window.
      • Enter the name of the Subscription nameHTMD ADR Rule Failure Alert.
      • Enter an email address[email protected].
      • Select the email LanguageEnglish.
    • Click OK to complete the process.
SCCM ADR Failure Alerts Setup Using ConfigMgr Subscriptions | ConfigMgr
SCCM ADR Failure Alerts Setup Using ConfigMgr Subscriptions | ConfigMgr

Results – ADR Failure Alerts

  • Navigate to \Monitoring\Overview\Alerts\Subscriptions.
  • To configure email notification for alerts using Microsoft Docs here.
ConfigMgr ADR Failure Alerts Setup Using ConfigMgr Subscriptions | SCCM
ConfigMgr ADR Failure Alerts Setup Using ConfigMgr Subscriptions | SCCM

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