Update Rollup 4 for System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager

This article describes the issues that are fixed in Update Rollup 4 for Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager. Additionally, this article contains the installation instructions for Update Rollup 4 for System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager.

Issues that are fixed in this update rollup

Operations Manager

Issue 1

It takes many minutes for the Microsoft.Windows.CheckNTServiceStateMonitorType function to determine that the service is down.

Issue 2

An attempt to apply sensitivity rules fails, and you receive the following error message:
The monitoring configuration contains errors and cannot be applied.
Exception: System.ApplicationException: Attribute 'regexCompare' is null
at Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.Modules.Apm.LibraryConfigManager.Tools.XmlTools.GetMandatoryAttribute(String attributeName, XmlNode node)
at any attempt to apply sensitivity rules fails with the errorMicrosoft.EnterpriseManagement.Modules.Apm.LibraryConfigManager.Modules.ApmModule.Core.Actions.AgentHandlersConfig.HiddenRuleXmlDeserializer.Deserialize(XmlNode rowData)

Issue 3

GSM locations are geotagged incorrectly on Map Widget.

Issue 4

The MonitoringHost.exe process issues too many calls to System Center Failover Clustering.

Issue 5

The re-synchronization of all managed entities from Operations Manager to the Operations Manager Data Warehouse database causes duplicate entries, and an exception that resembles the following is thrown:
Data was written to the Data Warehouse staging area but processing failed on one of the subsequent operations.
Exception 'SqlException': Sql execution failed. Error 2627, Level 14, State 1, Procedure ManagedEntityChange, Line 367, Message: Violation of UNIQUE KEY constraint 'UN_ManagedEntityProperty_ManagedEntityRowIdFromDAteTime'. Cannot insert duplicate key in object 'dbo.ManagedEntityProperty'.

Issue 6

If data is truncated and is in Terminal status to a workflow, event ID 31551 is logged, and an exception that resembles the following is thrown:
Failed to store data in the Data Warehouse. The operation will be retried.
Exception 'InvalidOperationException': The given value of type String from the data source cannot be converted to type nvarchar of the specified target column.
One or more workflows were affected by this.
Workflow name: Microsoft.SystemCenter.DataWarehouse.CollectAlertData


Issue 7

An arithmetic overflow error occurs, and an exception that resembles the following is thrown:
Data was written to the Data Warehouse staging area but processing failed on one of the subsequent operations.
Exception 'SqlException': Sql execution failed. Error 8115, Level 16, State 2, Procedure RelationshipChange, Line 180, Message: Arithmetic overflow error converting expression to data type int.

Issue 8
You experience poor performance when Operations Manager searches for attributes. Additionally, when doing more than one search in a row, the cache file (momcache.mdb) keeps increasing.

Operations Manager - UNIX and Linux Monitoring (Management Pack Update)

Issue 1
SCX agent generates lots of warnings in the log file when a user is using Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux).

Issue 2
By default, the Rpcimap monitor for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 is disabled.

Operations Manager - JEE Application Server Monitoring (Management Pack Update)

Issue 1
Apache Tomcat is not discovered if it is installed from an .rpm or .deb package.

Issue 2
IBM WebSphere Network Deployment is not discovered in Windows.

Updates in this update rollup

Operations Manager - UNIX and Linux Monitoring (Management Pack Update)

Updated files to supported the following operating systems
Operating SystemManagement Pack
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (x64)Microsoft.Linux.RHEL.7.mpb
CentOS Linux 7 (x64)Microsoft.Linux.UniversalR.1.mpb
Oracle Linux 7 (x64)Microsoft.Linux.UniversalR.1.mpb

Operations Manager - JEE Application Server Monitoring (Management Pack Update)

Updated files to support the following new JEE application servers
Operating SystemManagement Pack
JBoss Application Server 7
JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6
Microsoft.JEE.JBoss.7.mp
Wildfly Application Server 8Microsoft.JEE.Wildfly.8.mp
Apache Tomcat 8Microsoft.JEE.Tomcat.8.mp


How to obtain and install Update Rollup 4 for System Center 2012 R2

Update packages for Operations Manager are available from Microsoft Update or by manual download.

Note You do not have to install previous released update for System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager when you install Update Rollup 4.

Microsoft Update

To obtain and install an update package from Microsoft Update, follow these steps on a computer that has an applicable System Center 2012 R2 component installed:
  1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
  2. In Control Panel, double-click Windows Update.
  3. In the Windows Update window, click Check Online for updates from Microsoft Update.
  4. Click Important updates are available.
  5. Select the Update Rollup 4 package, and then click OK.
  6. Click Install updates to install the selected update packages.

Manual download of the update packages

To manually download the update packages, go to the following Microsoft Update Catalog website:

Installation information

Installation notes
Supported installation order


Installation instructions
Installation instructions for Operations Manager - UNIX and Linux Monitoring (Management Pack Update)
Installation instructions for Operations Manager - JEE Application Server (Management Pack Update)
Uninstall information
Files that are updated in Update Rollup 4 packages



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Article ID: 2992020 - Last Review: 3 Nov 2014 - Revision: 1

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