Update 6/26 – OpsMgr 2007 with SP1 Support for Windows Server 2008 update!

 

We are still waiting for a hotfix from the Windows team.  Unfortunately this has delayed us being able to support Windows Server 2008 for another month. 

 

The OpsMgr team is working with the Windows team on getting  the necessary hotfixes ready for release.  Links for these hotfixes will be available on the KB article that will be published end of July. 

 

Here is a heads up on what we are tentatively planning on supporting

 

  1. In place upgrade from Windows Server 2003 with SP1 (x86 and x64) and above to Windows Server 2008 (Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter) supports the Agent component with hotfixes.

 

Note: The Windows Server 2008 ia64 operating system does not support upgrading from Windows Server 2003.  Additional information can be found here – http://technet2.microsoft.com/windowsserver2008/en/library/8519f859-7159-4dae-ba4c-8ed791c01be01033.mspx?mfr=true

 

  1. Installing OpsMgr 2007 SP1 Server components (x86 and x64) on a clean install of Windows Server 2008 (Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter) is supported with hotfixes.

 

  1. Installing OpsMgr 2007 SP1 Agent component (x86, x64, ia64) on a clean install of Windows Server 2008 (Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter) is supported with the following hotfixes.

 

  1. Installing OpsMgr 2007 SP1 Agent component (x86, x64, ia64) on a clean install of Windows Server 2008 (Server Core) is supported with hotfixes.

 

  1. Installing OpsMgr 2007 SP1 Operational Database, Data warehouse, Audit Collection Database and Root Management Server components (x86 and x64) on a clean install of Windows Server 2008 (Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter) Cluster is supported with hotfixes.

 

  1. Installing OpsMgr 2007 SP1 Server component (x86, x64, ia64) on a clean install of Windows Server 2008 (Hyper-V) will be supported when Hyper-V releases following hotfixes.

 

  1. Installing OpsMgr 2007 SP1 Agent component (x86, x64, ia64) on a clean install of Windows Server 2008 (Hyper-V) will be supported when Hyper-V releases with hotfixes.

 

 

Windows Server 2008 Management Packs

 

Windows Server 2008 Base OS MP will be available around the same time as we release the hotfixes for Windows Server 2008. 

 

– Rob Kuehfus