Having trouble discovering computers using the OpsMgr 2007 Discovery Wizard?

Having trouble discovering computers using the OpsMgr 2007 Discovery Wizard? If you’ve ever tried to discovering a computer using our Discovery Wizard and the results were not what you expected (the computer failed to be discovered)… here are some great steps to get you started. Is the computer listed in Active Directory? Open the “Active… Read more

Yes… you can now install the MOM 2005 SP1 Agent on Windows XP Embedded

The MOM 2005 SP1 Agent Prerequisite Component for Windows XP Embedded installs the necessary components that support the MOM 2005 SP1 Agent on Windows XP Embedded. This allows you to then install the MOM 2005 SP1 Agent and monitor the health of Windows XP Embedded in the same way as you monitor the health of… Read more

Jakub@Work – Programming with System Center Operations Manager

Read Jakub’s blog HERE.Introductions – First, a little bit about myself. My name is Jakub Oleksy and I am a developer for the System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) team at Microsoft. I started working for Microsoft (and this particular team) in the middle of 2003 after graduating from UCLA with a Master’s degree in Computer Science…. Read more

Operations Manager 2007 Beta 2 Now Available

System Center Operations Manager 2007 Beta 2 (Public Beta) is now available at Microsoft Connect.   Please sign up for the beta, download, test the product, and provide us feedback through the variety of feedback channels we have. Here is an overview of the product and a link to the download location! http://www.microsoft.com/mom/evaluation/beta/opsmgroverview.mspx Have fun!  See you… Read more

Why do I still get alerts after putting a computer in maintenance mode?

When a computer is put into maintenance mode, the database and the management server are updated immediately.  At that point, any server side responses including notification rules will not run.  The agent will be polling the MS on its polling interval (default = 5 min.) as usual looking for configuration updates.  Until the agent makes… Read more

System Center Operations Manager 2007

Reliable and Scalable Service Oriented Monitoring Made Simple. System Center Operations Manager 2007 (OpsMgr) is the successor product to Microsoft Operations Manger 2005 (MOM). This beta site provides access to software downloads and other materials that will help with beta testing OpsMgr 2007. To find out more about System Center Operations Manager 2007 and to… Read more

MOM 2005 with Service Pack 1 now supports SQL 2005 and above

MOM 2005 Service Pack 1 operational database and Reporting data warehouse now support SQL Server 2005 and above(Service Packs). To add support for SQL Server 2005 to the MOM operational database and the MOM Reporting data warehouse, you need to download and install the following three MOM 2005 hotfixes which can be found at the… Read more