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: 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

KB: Configuring Database fails and presents a Red X when installing System Center 2012 Operations Manager

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published this morning. This one discusses a database issue you may run into when installing System Center 2012 Operations Manager. ===== Summary When configuring the database during the System Center 2012 Operations Manager installation, next to the database name field, you may receive a Red Circle with an… 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

Setting up the Operations Manager Web Part

Setting Up the Operations Manager SharePoint Web Part 20 April 2012: Updated with notes on configuration with SSL. Why would you want to do this? General Prerequisites Installing the Web Part Setting up a Target Application in the SharePoint Secure Store (Optional) Setting up the Web Part Environment           The PowerShell method            The UI… 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

Topology changes in System Center 2012 Operations Manager (Overview)

OM Community, In this blog post, I will explain the changes made to the Operations Manager 2012 infrastructure topology.  The purpose of this post is not to do a deep technical explanation on how some of these new features work but more of an overview around the new changes and how they may affect you. … 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

Graham Davies – MVP

http://www.systemcentersolutions.com/blog/ I am a Microsoft System Center Operations Manager MVP and work for AKCSL, a Microsoft Gold Partner in the UK. I’ve been working with Enterprise Management Systems since 1999, when I joined NetIQ to do implementation and training for their AppManager product in Enterprise Accounts throughout Europe before moving on to work with Operations… Read more