Solved

Can SCOM monitor UAC status on Windows Servers?

Posted on 2011-03-07
2
744 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
We're looking for a SCOM 07 SR2 monitor that will tell us if someone has disabled UAC on a Windows Server.  Has anyone ever seen or created such a monitor.

If not, my only other thought is to create a rule that will monitor the specific event description and alert if it is found.

0
Comment
Question by:ITS-DCO
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 74

Expert Comment

by:Glen Knight
ID: 35066533
I've just checked a SCOM install and can find no way to achieve what you are after.
0
 
LVL 15

Accepted Solution

by:
wwwally earned 125 total points
ID: 35074513
Here is some information on which registry key you can check to see if UAC is disabled:
http://www.petri.co.il/disable_uac_in_windows_vista.htm
And here is an article on how to monitor regkey's
http://www.systemcentercentral.com/Downloads/DownloadsDetails/tabid/144/IndexId/12773/Default.aspx
The combination should provide you with a solution.

SCOM however is not the best tool to check configurations, have a look at SCCM and DCM for a more complete solution.
Regards,
Walter
0

Featured Post

Is your NGFW recommended by NSS Labs?

Ours is! NSS Labs Next Generation Firewall Test gives the WatchGuard Firebox M4600 a "Recommended" rating! Curious where your NGFW landed on the  Security Value Map? See the map and download the full report today!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

For anyone that has accidentally used newSID with Server 2008 R2 (like I did) and hasn't been able to get the server running again because you were unlucky (as I was) and had no backups - I was able to get things working by doing a Registry Hive rec…
Liquid Web and Plesk discuss how to simplify server management with a single tool  in their webinar.
This tutorial will walk an individual through the steps necessary to enable the VMware\Hyper-V licensed feature of Backup Exec 2012. In addition, how to add a VMware server and configure a backup job. The first step is to acquire the necessary licen…
This Micro Tutorial hows how you can integrate  Mac OSX to a Windows Active Directory Domain. Apple has made it easy to allow users to bind their macs to a windows domain with relative ease. The following video show how to bind OSX Mavericks to …

705 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question