Integrating VMM 2012 and OpsMgr 2012

  If you want to monitor your System Center Virtual Machine Manager installation, you don’t just import VMM management packs like you would for other applications.  There is a process to connect VMM 2012 to OpsMgr 2012. This is covered here:  http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh427287.aspx   The primary reasons to integrate are to use the process to import…

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OpsMgr 2012: a quickstart deployment guide

There is already a very good deployment guide posted on TechNet here:  http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh457006.aspx  The TechNet deployment guide provides an excellent walkthrough of installing OpsMgr 2012 for the “all in one” scenario, where all roles are installed on a single server.  That is a very good method for doing simple functionality testing and lab exercises. The…

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Test/Demo OpsMgr 2012 network monitoring with Jalasoft’s network device simulator

Testing the functionality of the network monitoring components of OpsMgr is pretty simple, when you have access to a lot of switch, router, and firewall equipment, and can get past the SNMP strings and access lists.  But what if you have this in a lab, and don’t have full access to all that equipment? Simple…

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