OpsMgr Administrator Engaging with the Subject Matter Experts of Monitored Technologies

I’ve seen over and over again IT organizations assuming the Operations Manager (OpsMgr) admins are subject matter experts (SMEs) in all the technologies they monitor. This creates a false expectation that AD or SQL or Exchange or SharePoint, or… is monitored to the same level and tuning that SMEs in these respective technologies expect. Two…


Keeping Up with Management Packs

Management Packs (MPs) are the core of Operations Manager (OpsMgr). They contain the definitions and instructions to discover and monitor the various technologies or applications you wish to monitor and be alerted on, so it makes sense that you keep them up to date.   Why are MPs updated? If you’ve authored your own MPs,…