System Center Management Pack for Microsoft Azure (Technical Preview) is now available

Hello The technical preview version of Microsoft Azure management pack (version 1.3.10.0) is now available for download at http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=50013. This version of Azure MP is able to monitor any of the Azure ARM based services (since they follow a standardized way of exposing performance metrics). As new ARM services become available the MP is able… Read more

System Center Management Pack for Windows Server 2012 DHCP V 6.0.7299.0 is now available

Just a quick note to let you know that the System Center Management Pack for Windows Server 2012 DHCP has been updated.  In a DHCP server with multiple scopes, if the first scope exceeds the threshold for minimum available addresses, alerts are sent for all scopes on the DHCP server even for the ones that… Read more

SCOM 2012 SP1 now offers additional support for SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3

We are pleased to announce that System Center 2012 SP1 Operations Manager (SCOM 2012 SP1) now supports SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3 as its database. The use of SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 3 is supported for Operations Manager 2012 SP1 with Cumulative Update 9 applied. If you are upgrading, please remember to restart the health service… Read more

"Management Pack Recommendations and Updates" in SCOM Technical Preview 4

We added a new capability to Operations Manager in the Technical Preview 4 release of System Center 2016. The new Updates and Recommendations screen in the Operations Manager console recommends Management Packs for downloading based on a scan of servers in your SCOM environment. This will help a SCOM administrator know when someone installs a… Read more

System Center Management Packs for SQL Server and Replication have been updated

Just a quick note to let you know that the "System Center Management Packs for SQL Server and Replication" have been updated. You can find more details about the update at the blog post here. Suraj Suresh Guptha | Program Manager | Microsoft Get the latest System Center news on Facebook and Twitter:   System Center All Up: http://blogs.technet.com/b/systemcenter/… Read more

Multi-homing agents to OMS

A question we’ve heard often from OMS customers is “How can I connect an agent to multiple OMS workspaces?”  We call this capability “Multi-homing” and today this is possible by connecting different SCOM Management Groups to different OMS workspaces. To understand the value of multi-homing agents, think about the different teams that use computers you… Read more

KB: Configuration isn't updated and event ID 29181 is logged in System Center Operations Manager

In a Microsoft System Center environment that has many clients, configuration changes are not updated on an OpsMgr 2012 management server. Additionally, the following event is repeatedly logged in the Operations Manager log: Log Name:      Operations ManagerSource:        OpsMgr Management Configuration Event ID:      29181 Level:         Error User:          N/A Computer:      <server>Description: OpsMgr Management Configuration Service failed to… Read more

SCOM 2007 R2 now offers additional support for SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3

We are pleased to announce that System Center 2007 R2 Operations Manager (SCOM 2007 R2) now supports SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3 as its database. The use of SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 3 is supported for Operations Manager 2007 R2 with Cumulative Update 7 applied. If you are upgrading, please remember to restart the health… Read more

Announcing Linux & Docker Container management with OMS!

What’s the OMS Agent for Linux? The OMS Agent for Linux is the easiest way to collect Syslog events, Performance metrics, Container data, as well as Nagios and Zabbix alerts.  The agent is a light, open and modular agent built on proven open source components.  The core of the agent uses an existing open source… Read more