ADMP 2003/2008 - Default Unit Monitor Config

As promised and avaialble for download, here is the Excel spreadsheet from MPViewe that I edited to provide a breakdown of all the Unit Monitors in the Active Directory management pack.  While the attached spreadsheet is specific to Active Directory version 2003, it also applies to 2008.  If you find any errors or have questions, please feel…

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ADMP and Tuning for Performance Reports

The latest Active Directory management pack deployment guide has a small section entitled “Enabling or Disabling Performance Data for Reports” and it was generating some good dialog internally between some colleagues and the product group.  This section recommends that you disable the Performance monitor for the class “Active Directory Domain Controller Server 200x Computer Role”…

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Active Directory Management Pack - Replication Monitoring Account Permissions

I have been monitoring some of the blogs lately in the management community and came across some entries around guiding customers with respect to properly configuring the Run As account for the Replication Monitoring Rule in the Active Directory Management Pack for Operations Manager 2007.  Unfortunately some of the recommendations I reviewed were technically inaccurate.  My…

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