Released: Public Preview for SQL Server Management Pack (2012-2019)
Published Nov 25 2019 04:22 AM 4,819 Views

We are getting ready to release a new version of SQL Server Management Pack. Please install and use this public preview and send us your feedback (! We appreciate the time and effort you spend on these previews which make the final product so much better.


Please download at:

Microsoft System Center Management Pack (Community Technology Preview) for SQL Server


New features and fixes in this version (

  • Updated MP to support SQL Server 2019 RTM
  • Added filter by edition to “Local DB Engine Discovery”
  • Redesigned DB Space monitoring to improve performance: Enabled by default monitors and performance rules targeting Database which watch for disk space consumption by ROWS filegroups and Logfiles
  • Redesigned DB Space monitoring: Added two monitors and two performance rules to watch for disk space consumption by In-Memory and FILESTREAM data at the Database level
  • Redesigned DB Space monitoring: Disabled by default all workflows targeting Filegroups, Files, Logfiles
  • Added attribute “TCP Port” to “SQL DB Engine Class” and updated “DB Engine Discovery” to populate the new property
  • Added summary dashboard for SCOM 2019 Web Console (HTML5)
  • Added support for cluster nodes with disjoined namespaces
  • Updated alert descriptions of monitors “Availability Database,” “Availability Replica,” and “Availability Group” (generating alerts still disabled by default)
  • Updated monitor “Product Version Compliance” with versions of most recent public updates to SQL Server
  • Disabled by default monitor “Buffer Cache Hit Ratio” and changed its threshold from 0% to 90%
  • Disabled by default monitor “Page Life Expectancy”
  • Removed monitors “Availability Database Join State” and “Availability Replica Join State” as not useful
  • Updated display strings
  • Revised columns on DB Engine state views
  • Fixed: monitor “Service Principal Name Configuration Status” raises false alerts because of case-sensitive comparison
  • Fixed: “Local DB Engine Discovery” crashes when Windows has Turkish locale
  • Fixed issue that caused performance degradation in workflows “General Always On Discovery,” “Database Replica Discovery,” and “Always On System Policy Monitoring”
  • Fixed: “General Always On Discovery” throws errors on environments with several Distributed Availability Groups
  • Fixed monitoring issue in case of Database is replicated by Always On Availability Group
  • Fixed empty property bag when Availability Group has cluster type NONE
  • Fixed wrong target in alerting rule “DB Backup Failed to Complete”
  • Fixed rule “MSSQL Integration Services on Windows: The package restarted from checkpoint file” and its alert
  • Fixed rule “OS Error occurred while performing I/O on pages“ and its alert
  • Fixed: "DB Disk Write Latency" and "DB Disk Read Latency" monitors and performance rules get wrong performance metric

We are looking forward to hearing your feedback.


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