Have you installed MOM 2005 Summary Reporting Pack?

The MOM 2005 Summary Reporting Pack (SRP) extends the MOM data warehouse to provide long term reports on performance metrics and alerts based on weekly and daily summarization of data. Key reports include Exchange resource and protocol utilization, AD disk utilization and replication latency, OS performance, and generic summary reports for performance counter analysis, alert counts,… Read more

Searching for MOM Information

Here’s a tip to help searching for MOM information at the microsoft.com sites.  For instance, from search.msn.com, if you want to find information MOM and cluster support, you can use the following handy searches: To search the MOM web site, use the search string: cluster support site:www.microsoft.com/mom To search TechNet: use the search string: cluster… Read more

SQL 2005 Management Pack Released

The Management Pack for SQL 2005 has released!  Get it at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=79F151C7-4D98-4C2B-BF72-EC2B4AE69191&displaylang=en. SQL 2005 Management Pack description: The Microsoft SQL Server Management Pack provides both proactive and reactive monitoring of SQL Server 2000 and 2005 in an enterprise environment. Availability and configuration monitoring, performance data collection, and default thresholds are built for enterprise-level monitoring. Both… Read more

MOM 2005 SP1 Releases in 5 additional languages

I am pleased to announce that MOM 2005 SP1 Localized into 5 new languages has hit RTM today on schedule.  These additional languages are: Chinese (Simplified) Chinese (Traditional) Italian Korean Spanish This extends the previous release on 7/27/2005 of MOM 2005 SP1 in English, French, German and Japanese, bringing to 9 the total number of… Read more

.NET application monitoring and DSI – MOM and AVIcode Management Pack

Application development and application maintenance are no longer separate. Closing the loop between operations and development is critical for keeping the total cost of operations down. Recently, the AVIcode .NET Operations management pack was released on the MOM Management pack catalog. In this webast, learn how Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team System and AVIcode Intercept Studio 2.3… Read more

Availability Reporting MP Now Available

At long last – the Availability Reporting MP is now available for download from micrososft.com! The Microsoft Operations Manager 2005 Availability Reporting Management Pack collects and analyzes data from the event logs of your servers, and generates reports that you can study to improve server availability and reliability. You can identify the causes for planned… Read more

How to install the MOM Connector Framework (MCF), MOM to MOM Product Connector (MMPC) and MOM Web Console silently?

The following command line switches have not been mentioned in the MOM 2005 deployment guide. These switches are for users who would like to install the MOM Connector Framework, MOM to MOM Product Connector and the MOM Web Console silently.   Machine with MOMServer already installed:   Msiexec.exe /i CDdriveMOMServer.msi ADDLOCAL= “MCF, MMPC, MOMWebConsole” DAS_… Read more

Microsoft IT Forum 2005 Coming Up Soon

The Microsoft IT Forum 2005 conference is coming up soon.  The registration site is up and running here: http://www.mseventseurope.com/msitforum/05/pre/content/default.aspx Date:   15-17 November Location:  Barcelona, Spain Registration Cost:   1595 Euros (save 400 Euros on early registration by October 7) Keynote:  Bob Muglia, Senior VP, Windows Server Division   P.S.  Check out a cheezy picture of me on page… Read more

Steve Ballmer Mentions MOM 2005 Workgroup Edition in Exec Mail

Once a month Steve Ballmer sends an exec email to subscribers.  These emails usually talk about Microsoft’s vision/strategy in certain areas.  In this month’s installment, Steve discusses Microsoft’s strategy to meet the unique business and IT needs of the “mid-market” (defined as 25-500 PCs, ~1,000 employees, 1-15 servers, etc).  Steve mentions Microsoft Operations Manager 2005… Read more