Subscription set up guide
Thought it funny when asking a child 'what is a subscription?' and the response isn't that for movies, videos, streaming and such!?
My first thought was a magazine or newspaper.
Somewhere in the middle of a Service and product, you need to know vital information
To set up a new subscription for the new monitors
SCOM Administrator ID required for update
Subscriber Name set up in the SCOM environments for notifications
Log in to the SCOM Console
Click on Administration Tab
Click on Subscriptions
Click on New on top right hand pane
Enter Subscription name - Company AppID Environment Problem Description
Example TestLab Queue Monitors (Retry, Suspended, MessageCount GT 1000)
Recommend reviewing subscription naming convention to help leverage the description field for quick subscription criteria visibility
Update the description for SUBSCRIBERS and COMMENTS based on requirements
+MONITOR = Exchange2013 Message Count, Exchange2013 Queue in * +SEVERITY = Critical +SUBSCRIBERS = JustinTime NOC team DL + Exchange support via Email +COMMENTS Created 2017-06-13 for Additional Exchange alerting
Click the checkbox 'created by specific rules or monitors'
In the bottom pane, click on the hyperlink blank
In the Popup window for Monitor and Rule Search
If that is too broad, type in the name of the first monitor
(repeat for the second and third monitors)
Exchange Message Count
Exchange Queue in
Click on Search button for each search
Highlight the monitor(s) from the output
Verify they are in the 'Selected rules and monitors:' pane
Verify the 3 monitors are in the 'created by hyperlinked data'
Click Add to add a subscriber
Type in Subscriber name
Highlight Available subscriber
Verify subscriber is in 'Selected subscribers' box
Verify that subscriber shows up in subscription wizard
Click on Add
Type in channel name
Select from 'Available channels'
Verify channel is in 'selected channel' pane
Click Next to verify summary
Make sure 'Enable this notification subscription' checkbox is checked