Support Tip: OpsMgr 2012 console issues fixed in Update Rollup 4 for System Center 2012 Service Pack 1

Just a quick note to let you know about a couple issues you may see with the System Center 2012 Operations Manager (OpsMgr 2012) admin console when installed on Windows 7 x64 (64-bit) with .Net 4.5 or .Net 4.5.1. Both of these are fixed in Update Rollup 4 for System Center 2012 Service Pack 1…. Read more

KB: The System Center Management service stops responding after an instance of SQL Server goes offline

After an instance of Microsoft SQL Server that hosts the OperationsManager database goes offline, the System Center Management service of the Microsoft System Center 2012 Operations Manager Service Pack 1 (SP1) management server may stop responding. For example, the System Center Management service stops responding after the instance of SQL Server disconnects, restarts, or fails…. Read more

Using Azure to provide a monitoring gateway into Operations Manager

Cameron Fuller, a System Center: Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP, just published a great post about the integration of Azure and System Center. As we start to see new features in both solutions, it begins to make the sum greater than the individual parts. Examples of these integrations include backup to the cloud in DPM,… Read more

KB: Update rollup packages for System Center 2012 Operations Manager

This article lists all update rollup packages that were released for Microsoft System Center 2012 Operations Manager and Microsoft System Center 2012 Operations Manager Service Pack 1 (SP1). The updates are listed according to build number. Update rollup build numbers that have a larger numeric value include the fixes from all previously released update rollup… Read more

FIXED: KB2775511 triggers Event 2115 in Operations Manager

As previously reported on this site, the Operations Manager support team identified a regression in a Windows update where installing 2775511 on Operations Manager Management Servers can cause agents or servers to deadlock. Once in deadlock, Management Servers will generate HeartBeat failures and will go into a “grayed out” state, thus devices managed by these… Read more