Updated PowerShell Script - Maintenance Mode

I was recently e-mailed by a colleague regarding the maintenance mode PowerShell script that was originally released by Boris Yanushpolsky (found here) that worked great for RTM/SP1, but was failing when executed on an OpsMgr 2007 R2 agent managed system.  In addition, the script was designed to place an object into maintenance mode for an…

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Follow-up from my MP Lifecycle Management TechNet Webcast

Today I had the pleasure of presenting about System Center Operations Manager 2007 MP Lifecycle Management via TechNet Webcast.  After I completed the presentation I shortly realized I failed to mention some important facts/recommendations that I had notated yet overlooked due to time and a bit of nervousness.  I digress.  Anyway, here are a few…

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A Cool Tool for your Operations Manager Toolkit - PowerGUI

So I came across this a week or so ago but forgot to install and play with it until today.  PowerGUI is a freeware product from Quest that provides an IDE for working with PowerShell on your systems, and has integration with Operations Manager 2007, in addition to Active Directory and Exchange Server 2007.  I just…

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