APM Agent Throttling settings and other APM Overrides in SC2012 Operations Manager

So, the APM Wizard is great. We put a lot of effort in simplifying the most common scenario for configuration, as described in earlier posts such as this one http://blogs.technet.com/b/momteam/archive/2011/07/30/operations-manager-and-application-monitoring.aspx ; anyhow, there are additional settings that are buried within overrides, in a few places. This post wants to bring some of these to your… Read more

New Print Server Management Pack Supports Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012

A new version of the print server management pack adds support for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012.  The management pack can be used in Operations Manager 2007 R2 or in System Center 2012 – Operations Manager.    Overview The Microsoft Windows Server Print Server Management Pack monitors the performance and availability of… Read more

KB: Description of the cumulative update for Lync Server 2010 Monitoring Management Pack: December 2012

This cumulative update fixes the issue that is documented in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) article: 2735318 You receive Secure Reference Override Failure warnings after you install Monitoring Management Pack in System Center Operations Manager in a Lync Server 2010 environment (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2735318/) For all the details and a download link please see the following:… Read more

Now available: Windows Server 2012 Essentials Management Pack for OpsMgr 2012

The System Center Monitoring Pack for Windows Server 2012 Essentials helps you monitor features that are specific to Windows Server 2012 Essentials. It does not monitor features in the Windows Server 2012 operating system. To monitor features in Windows Server 2012 Essentials, you should import the following monitoring packs: – System Center Monitoring Pack for… Read more

Integration Guide for Operations Manager

The Integration Guide for Operations Manager is now available at http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/12804.system-center-2012-integration-guide-operations-manager.aspx The purpose of the Integration Guide is to provide you with an overview of the options for automating and integrating with the different System Center components…. Read more

Now available: The OpsMgr 2012 Monitoring Pack for Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Remote Desktop Services

The Remote Desktop Services Management Pack helps you manage your computers that are running Remote Desktop Services on Windows Server 2012 by monitoring the health of the following Remote Desktop Services role services: · Remote Desktop Session Host: Remote Desktop Session Host (RD Session Host) enables a server to host RemoteApp programs or session-based desktops…. Read more

OpsMgr Blog: Now on iPhone, Android and Windows Phone

If you liked the original System Center Blogs app that was published last year for Windows Phone and Android, you’ll be happy to know that both apps have now been updated, plus there is a new version now available for iOS. The updates include bug fixes and feature additions as well as a current list… Read more

KB: Attempting to access the Operations Manager Web Console fails and Event 33857 is recorded

This Knowledge Base article talks about an issue where you are unable to access the Operations Manager 2007 Web Console and Event 33857 is recorded in the Operations Manager event log: Symptoms Consider the following scenario: – You are unable to access the Operations Manager 2007 Web Console – Event 33857 is recorded in the… Read more

KB: AVIcode or APM Advisor Report does not display correctly

This Knowledge Base article talks about an issue where the AVIcode or APM Advisor Report does not display correctly: Symptoms Consider the following scenarios: Scenario 1: You Install System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 with Avicode 5.7. You enable the IIS Dynamic Content Compressions feature on SEViewerDW Scenario 2: You install System Center 2012 Operations… Read more

The IPD guide for System Center 2012 – Operations Manager is now available for download

The Infrastructure Planning and Design team is pleased to announce that the IPD guide for System Center 2012 – Operations Manager is now available for download. This guide outlines the infrastructure design elements that are crucial to a successful implementation of Operations Manager. It guides you through the process of designing components, layout, and connectivity… Read more