Do you use ACS? You have GOT to check out these reports!

Jimmy Harper has written some really cool reports for making ACS data more useful, and these can be used as templates for creating your own similar reports.  Get them here: http://blogs.technet.com/jimmyharper/archive/2009/12/10/some-custom-acs-reports.aspx   For a primer on writing your own reports – check our Ryan Andorfer’s site “Living with SCOM”.  He has a picture filled walkthrough…

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ACS Internals - Part 1

  I am going to use this post ramble about a couple of the internals of ACS. Database: The ACS DB is primarily made up of daily partition tables…. we create a new one every day during the nightly maintenance, which defaults to 1AM.  We create a new partition, then close the previous one.  Then,…

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Moving the Data Warehouse and ACS databases in OpsMgr 2007

Moving the Data Warehouse and ACS databases in OpsMgr 2007   Instructions for how to move the data warehouse database, and ACS database – have been published.   The Operations Manager 2007 Backup and Recovery Guide has been updated as of December 2007, to include moving the DW and ACS DB’s, in addition to the…

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