KB: Understanding Operations Manager Maintenance Mode

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published. This one is a basic overview of what Maintenance Mode is and when/how you’d want to use it, plus a couple common issues you may run into. ===== What is Maintenance Mode? Maintenance mode is a feature in Operations Manager to suspend monitoring of an object during… Read more

KB: Configuring the SharePoint 2010 Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager

Here’s another new Knowledge Base article we published today. This one goes through some common tips and troubleshooting for the SharePoint 2010 Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager: ===== Summary This article describes the steps to troubleshoot or configure the SharePoint 2010 Management Pack for the following scenarios: No Access to SharePoint Foundation 2010… Read more

OpsMgr 2012 Design Guide

The OpsMgr 2012 Design Guide consists of sections that step you through the design for your Operations Manager 2012 implementation. This guide will help you understand the building-block-level components in Operations Manager 2012 by presenting summaries of these roles. It will help you to ask the right questions to make sure your design meets your… Read more

KB: How to add a product key to an eval version of System Center 2012 Operations Manager

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published today. This one tells you how to update or add the product key in System Center 2012 Operations Manager: ===== Symptoms After you installing System Center 2012 Operations Manager, you may look at Help -> About and see (Eval) after the Version info.This article describes how to… Read more

Removing orphaned Operations Management agents using PowerShell

Here’s one more Knowledge Base article we published today. This one talks about how to remove orphaned SCOM 2007 agents using PowerShell: ===== Symptom In a System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Command shell, you may see agents that are still in a pending management state even though they do not appear under pending management… Read more