Update Rollup 2 for System Center 2012 is now available for download

This rollup includes updates for App Controller, Data Protection Manager (DPM), Operations Manager (OpsMgr), Orchestrator, Service Manager (SCSM) and Virtual Machine Manager (VMM). Download links, installation instructions and the list of issues fixed for each component are documented in the following KB: KB2706783 – Description of Update Rollup 2 for System Center 2012 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2706783) J.C…. Read more

KB: Operations Manager AD Replication Monitoring generates "Invalid Script Parameter Configuration" error

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published. This one talks about an issue where an Operations Manager AD Replication Monitor generates an "Invalid Script Parameter Configuration" error message. ===== Symptoms System Center Operations Manager 2007 generates alerts on Domain Controllers regarding incorrect script parameters with an alert context similar to the following: Script Parameters… Read more

KB: Setup cannot determine free disk space for the operational database in System Center 2012 Operations Manager

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published. This one talks about an issue where installing a System Center 2012 Operations Manager fails if there is not enough free disk space for the Data file folder or the Log file folder. ===== Symptoms Installing System Center 2012 Operations Manager cannot continue if there is not… Read more

KB: Installation of a System Center 2012 Operations Manager server fails with Exception Error Code: 0x80131604

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published. This one talks about an issue where installing a System Center 2012 Operations Manager server fails with error 0x80131604. ===== Symptoms Installing a System Center 2012 Operations Manager (OpsMgr) Management server fails with the following error: Error: :Exception running sql string sp_configure ‘show advanced options’, 1 RECONFIGURE… Read more

KB: Unable to see any performance or availability details using System Center 2012 Operations Manager widgets

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published. This one talks about an issue where you may be unable to see any performance or availability details using System Center 2012 Operations Manager widgets ===== Symptoms When using performance widgets in System Center 2012 Operations Manager (OpsMgr), you may experience one or more of the following… Read more

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

Cumulative Update 6 for System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 is available

Cumulative Update 6 for System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 is available. Cumulative Update 6 for Operations Manager 2007 R2 resolves the following issues: RMS promotion fails if NetworkName and PrincipalNames are not in sync for agents. UI is limited to only 100 MB for the Memory Usage field in the wizard. Additional OIDs in… Read more

KB: Deleting a Favorite in Advisor produces an error in the Event Log

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published this morning. This one describes an event you may see when deleting a Favorite in AVIcode or System Center 2012 Operations Manager. ===== Summary After deleting a Favorite Report from AVIcode Advisor in AVIcode 5.7 or Application Advisor from System Center 2012 Operations Manager, you may see… Read more

KB: You may receive the error "Setup Cannot be Completed" when installing System Center 2012 Operations Manager

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published this morning. This one discusses a database related issue you may run into when installing System Center 2012 Operations Manager. ===== Symptoms While installing System Center 2012 Operations Manager, the installation fails and you receive the error "Setup Cannot be Completed". Cause This may occur if the… Read more

Update Rollup 1 for System Center 2012 now available

Update Rollup 1 for System Center 2012 contains a number of fixes for System Center 2012 Operations Manager, App Controller and Virtual Machine Manager, including cross platform fixes and support for Oracle Solaris 11. I won’t go into all the details here but you can see what’s included as well as get a download link… Read more