Check if a resolution state is in use before deleting it


1. Go to Administration –> Settings and Alerts

2. Check the ID of the Resolution State you wish to delete





1. Export Notifications Internal Library

2. Open the exported XML in Notepad

3. Search for <Value>ResolutionStateNumber</Value>, for instance: <Value>30</Value>

4. Copy the GUID, without the “ “




5. Open Operations Manager Shell and execute the following query:

Get-SCOMNotificationSubscription –Name TheGuidFromXML




You then get which subscription uses the Resolution State


1. Open SQL Management Studio and connect to your SCOM instance

2. Execute the following query, with your Resolution State number:


In my environment:





3. You then get the DisplayName of the view using the Resolution State

Have a nice summer

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Yet another guy loving the System Center products. My primary focus is on Operations Manager, which i have worked with for some years now - still loving it.Certifications:Microsoft Certified Solution Expert Private Cloud (MCSE)Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate Windows Server 2008 (MCSA)Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualization

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