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Path is empty in Web Console for SCOM 2012

If you use the SCOM 2012 web console, or maybe even publish dashboards to SharePoint, you might notice that the PATH of the monitored objects is missing in some views.  This is not good.

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We would like to see path displayed in this dashboard, so how can we make it happen?  It’s a simple fix.  Go to the install directory of your SCOM Console (Installdir\System Center 2012\Operations Manager\Console) and copy the file “Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.Monitoring.DataProviders.dll”:

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Paste that file into the web console directory (Installdir\System Center 2012\Operations Manager\WebConsole\WebHost\bin).  This will over write the existing one, which is fine, but if you are a cautious person, simply rename it.  The current file may look like this:

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Notice the difference in the version.  Once you copy and replace the web console dll with the dll from the console folder, you will see the path of the objects in the web console and also on your dashboards published to SharePoint:

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Mission accomplished!

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