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HI Guys,

I am getting serveral SCOM alerts via email in regards to hearbeat failure it looks like this

Alert: Health Service Heartbeat Failure
Source: SCO-VEC-03.Qr.DS.qqqq.com Path: Microsoft.SystemCenter.AgentWatchersGroup
Last modified by: System
Last modified time: 3/12/2014 11:25:39 PM Alert description: The System Center Management Health Service on computer SCO-VEC-03.Qr.DS.qqqq.com failed to heartbeat.

there are approximately 100 of these emails and I need to copy the machine name, in this case its SCO-VEC-03.Qr.DS.qqqq.com, put them all in a text file called heartbeat.txt then run the command:

Get-Content heartbeat.txt | % {Test-Connection -ComputerName $_ -Count 1}

Is there a code I can use to copy those machines names automatically from the alerts, instead of me having to copy and paste each and every one of them?
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by:Kay
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thanks x-men!

I have created this code but it doesn't work, its because of the white space, I imported it in a txt file and remove the white spaces after the machines names then it work, is there a workraround the whitespace issue?

Get-SCOMAlert -Name *heartbeat* | % {test-connection -computername $_ -count 1}

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$computername.Tostring().Substring(0,$computername.Tostring().IndexOf(" ")))


my test:

>$x="abc "
>"!$x!"
!abc !
> "!$($x.Substring(0,$x.IndexOf(" ")))!"
!abc!
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by:Leon Taljaard
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Hi

If all you would like to do is test the connectivity of this server then you could also look at the ping MP from OpsLogix, they have a ping management pack which can show you a visual representation of the ping response of a specific server with minimal setup.

Have a look here

http://www.opslogix.com/download-ping-management-pack
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