How to Cluster RMS for SP1

Hi all – I am nearly complete with updating the How To Cluster the RMS for SP1 procedures as they will appear in the Deployment Guide.  Here they are, minus a screen shot.  These procedures will work for the RTM version as well, although you will need to skip some SP1 specific steps (like the… Read more

Windows 2003 support in FRS management pack

We had an error in the readme that went out with the FRS management pack that says that Windows Server 2003 is not a supported platform. This is an error; we do support Windows Server 2003 with this management pack.  We are currently repackaging the MP with an updated readme and it will be released… Read more

Steps to install OpsMgr 2007 DB and Reporting on Windows Server 2008 (Longhorn)

If you are like me and just itching to try and install OpsMgr 2007 DB and Reporting on Longhorn and cannot wait till SQL 2008 to install SQL on Longhorn as they do not support SQL 2005 on Longhorn you can try my HACK!! Yes, this is NOT supported by the OpsMgr team and our test… Read more

How does Computer Discovery Work in OpsMgr 2007?

This is a visual diagram of how computer discovery works in OpsMgr 2007. The list of prerequisites required to discover servers and install an agents are listed below as well:   Description: RPC endpoint mapper Port number: 135 Protocol: TCP/UDP   Description: NetBIOS name service Port number: 137 Protocol: TCP/UDP   Description: NetBIOS session service… Read more

OpsMgr 2007 RTM and SP1 RC command line parameters (Complete List)

  Below is the complete list of all the command line parameters for OpsMgr 2007 server roles including Audit Collection. And the command line parameters for upgrading to Service Pack 1 (SP1) Release Candidate (RC)   Agent – (MOMAgent.msi) msiexec.exe /i \\path\Directory\MOMAgent.msi /qn /l*v \logs\MOMAgent_install.log  USE_SETTINGS_FROM_AD=0 MANAGEMENT_GROUP=<MG_Name> MANAGEMENT_SERVER_DNS=<MSDNSName> ACTIONS_USE_COMPUTER_ACCOUNT=0 ACTIONSUSER=<AccountUser> ACTIONSDOMAIN=<AccountDomain> ACTIONSPASSWORD=<AccountPassword>   Typical –… Read more