Looking for Operations Manager admins to take a survey on Operations Manager Data Warehouse and Reporting

The Operations Manager team is looking for some feedback around Data Warehouse Reporting: the good, the bad and the ugly.   Please answer a short survey to let us hear your experiences and thoughts. https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/8JYS7LT   Thank you… Read more

APM Configured Endpoint Report

So… I was talking to my friend/colleague Eric in MSIT (Microsoft IT), who is one of our internal System Center power users, as you can imagine. MSIT manages thousands of line of business applications. As APM gets rolled out to web farms, or new servers are added to the monitoring system, how do you keep track… Read more

OpsMgr 2007 R2 now supports SQL 2008 R2 SP1

OM Community, System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 now supports SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1. Note: We will have the Supported Configuration posted in the next few weeks to make this more official, but feel free to go ahead and install it. Thanks! Nishtha Soni | Program Manager… Read more

SCOM 2007 R2 and SP1 now supports SQL Server 2005 SP4

OM Community, System Center Operations Manager 2007 SP1 and System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 now supports SQL Server 2005 SP4.  Note: We will have the Supported Configuration and a KB article posted in the next few weeks to make this more official, but feel free to go ahead and install it.    For the most… Read more

OM2007R2 Support for SQL 2008 R2

I am pleased to announce support of SQL 2008 R2 with System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 databases.  Support is divide into two phase so please read KB2425714 for details. Phase 1: Clean install of OM2007R2 on SQL 2008 R2.  Take a look at the KB to get OM2007R2 installed on a SQL 2008 R2… Read more

OpsMgr 2007 R2 MP version 6.1.7672.0 is released

I’m very glad to announce that the 3rd quarterly update for the System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 management pack is now available.  You can download the MP from the Pinpoint catalog and it will be available shortly in the R2 web service catalog for download directly from your operations console.  I should note that… Read more

Reporting Scenarios – More Samples

At MMS last week I presented a session looking at various reporting scenarios based on the feedback we have received since we launched R2 last year. The purpose of the session was to try and address the common problems and show the options available to Operations Manager users with regards to report creation.  Some of… Read more

OpsMgr 2007 R2 MP version 6.1.7599.0 is Released!

The System Center Operations Manager team has released its second quarterly update of the OpsMgr 2007 R2 MP to the catalog.  You can download the MP from this page. This package (Version 6.1.7599.0) is specific to OpsMgr 2007 R2 and will not import on product versions prior to that. We’ve packed a ton of new features… Read more

Some Sample Reports…

Back at MMS this year we presented a session on authoring reports. During that session my colleague Vitaly created a SQL stored procedure that allowed us to create a server overview report showing key server metrics such as Processor Count, Physical Memory, CPU Utilization, Availability and Logical Disk Space.  I have now eventually gotten round… Read more