The OpsMgr 2007 SQL MP version 6.0.6441.0 is Released – Support for SQL 2008!

The OpsMgr 2007 management pack for SQL Server has been updated and was released to the MP Catalog on 10/29/2008 (version 6.0.6441.0).  All MPs are supported on OpsMgr 2007 RTM and SP1. The table below is an excerpt from the MP guide detailing the changes and fixes that were made in this release.  I’d especially… Read more

Creating Exchange 2007 Reports using the Service Level Dashboard Solution Accelerator and the Exchange 2007 Management Pack

It is possible to create custom reports for Exchange 2007 using the Service Level Dashboard Solution Accelerator and the Exchange 2007 Management Pack. These enable you to report on Exchange availability and health against a target SLA that you define. The attached document walks through how this can be accomplished. The attached document covers two… Read more

Exchange 2003 servers with build numbers higher than 6944 are not discovered by the Exchange 2003 Management Pack for Operations Manager

The Exchange 2003 Management Pack for Operations Manager 2007 uses the HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftExchangesetupnewestbuild registry entry to discover Exchange 2003 servers. It only considers servers with a newestbuild value of 6944 to be Exchange 2003 servers.   We recently had contact with a couple of customers where this value was higher than 6944 for some Exchange 2003 servers…. Read more