KB: Event ID 29112 generated after upgrading to System Center 2012 Operations Manager

Here’s another new Knowledge Base article we published today. This one talks about the cause and resolution of an issue where you get event ID 29112 logged after upgrading to System Center 2012 Operations Manager: ===== Symptoms After Upgrading from System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 CU5 to System Center 2012 Operations Manager, the following… Read more

Migrating Operations Manager 2007 R2 Network Monitoring

Operations Manager 2012 network monitoring functions differently than it did in Operations Manager 2007.  Monitoring for existing instances of network devices is backwards compatible, but no new devices can be added using the existing monitoring. These changes made will require changes to Management Packs that were using SNMP based workflows.  There are three big changes… 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

Setup and Upgrade in System Center Operations Manager 2012

For the Operations Manager 2012 release, we have made some big changes in the setup and upgrade areas to make the deployment experience more simple, intuitive, and easy to use. In this post, I’m going to go through some of the major changes in the deployment experiences to help you better prepare for OM 2012…. 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

Windows Agent Install MSI Use Cases and Commands

Recently, I have had a bunch for requests for more detail on installing a Windows Agent or upgrading a Agent from the command line.  So here you go!!  Use Case Command Fresh Install and set specific action account msiexec.exe /i \\path\Directory\MOMAgent.msi /qn /l*v %temp%\MOMAgentinstall.log  USE_SETTINGS_FROM_AD=0 MANAGEMENT_GROUP=<MG_Name> MANAGEMENT_SERVER_DNS=<MSDNSName> ACTIONS_USE_COMPUTER_ACCOUNT=0 ACTIONSUSER=<AccountUser> ACTIONSDOMAIN=<AccountDomain> ACTIONSPASSWORD=<AccountPassword> USE_MANUALLY_SPECIFIED_SETTINGS=1 SET_ACTIONS_ACCOUNT=1 Fresh Install… Read more

New R2 Deployment Complex Scenarios (Adding Clustered RMS and Upgrading to SQL 2008)

In OM2007R2, we have introduced two new complex deployment scenarios we did not support in OM2007SP1.  I am going to take a few minutes here and outline the new scenarios and procedures.  Adding Clustered RMS to an Existing Deployment In OM2007SP1, clustering a Root Management Server (RMS) was only supported during the initial deployment of… Read more

What’s new in R2 Deployment and Upgrade

<Update> I have include information on how to upgrade from R2 RC to R2 RTM.  Not much has changed when upgrading from Operations Manager 2007 SP1 to R2 or deploying a fresh installation of Operations Manager 2007 R2.  However, I do want to take the opportunity to point out few of the changes. Changes to supported… Read more

To Repair or not to Repair, that is the question?

I have recently seen many different uses of the agent “Repair…” action when it comes to agent install and upgrade.  I have put together the following information with the help of the setup team to guide you on the uses of the repair action.   Summary: When running agent repair the system basically does a… Read more

Installing Web Console on Windows Server 2008

  Recently, I have seen a bunch of newsgroup questions on installing the Web Console component on Windows Server 2008.  Please take a look at the following requirements to get up and running on Server 2008    You must add the Web Server (IIS) role and then install the following server role services: IIS 6 Metabase… Read more