Preparing SCOM for cross platform monitoring

Today at a customer I came across a problem with cross platform monitoring. They had several Linux servers running with RedHat distro. They installed the Linux monitoring pack for cross platform monitoring their Linux environment. They installed all the agents on the Linux servers but did not configure the proper action accounts to perform the discovery and monitoring. To give my client some documentation how to perform these actions I came across this article on the Microsoft website. The instructions however are outdated with SCOM 2007 R2 so I’ll document them below. First things first. If you notice these events in the Operations Manager Eventlog: Event Type: Error Event Source: HealthService Event Category: Health Service Event ID: 1107 Date: 11/24/2008 Time: 2:18:03 PM User: N/A Computer: RMS_SERVER Description: Account for RunAs profile in workflow "Microsoft.Linux.RedHat.Computer.Discovery", running for instance "Linux_server_name" with id"{384D2415-A49D-4002-768B-51D8D2EDBDD*}' is not defined. Workflow will not be loaded. Please associate an account with the profile. Management group "group_name" This most likely will indicate an issue with the...
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