Various Ways to Find the ID of a Monitoring Object in OpsMgr

Often when working in OpsMgr, we need to find the ID of a monitoring object. For example, in the recent Squared Up Dashboard  version 2.0 Customer Preview webinar (, it was mentioned in the webinar that the monitoring object IDs must  be located when preparing the Visio diagram for the upcoming Visio plugin. In this post, I’ll demonstrate 3 methods to retrieve the monitoring object ID from SCOM. These 3 methods are: Using OpsMgr built-in PowerShell Module “OperationsManager” Using OpsMgr SDK via Windows PowerShell Using SCSM Entity Explorer In the demonstrations, I will show how to retrieve the monitoring object

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