Release Management 101

Commonly I come across a scenario with customers where they focus on implementing MOM/OpsMgr, yet do not think about process in relation to the tools.  A prime example with Operations Manager or MOM is with Management Packs and Release Management – Plan, Build, Test, Review and Deploy (simply speaking).  You can’t just simply download a…

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Removing a Tiered MOM 2005 Management Group

So I was working with a customer the other day wrapping-up some final requirements they had for their MOM 2005 implementation, after being away for a couple of weeks.  Due to some significant changes in their headcount and long-term organizational structure, they had decided to modify the original MOM 2005 architecture (two tiered hierarchy with…

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Installing the MOM 2005 Consoles on Windows Vista

So I thought for my first blog posting, I would discuss how to install the MOM 2005 consoles (Administrator and Operator) on a Windows Vista client.  Hmm, should be straight forward enough, no?  Well unfortunately the MOM 2005 Setup prerequisite checker will state the minimum requirements have not been met – specifically with regard to…

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