Operations Management Suite Onboarding Troubleshooting Steps

[NOTE –  Operational Insights is now a part of Operations Management Suite. Learn more at microsoft.com/OMS ] This article provides a series of steps and different procedures and known troubleshooting hints for either Operations-Manager attach mode or for Direct Agent. Some sections apply to both, some only to one type of reporting infrastructure (SCOM or… Read more

OpsMgr Customer-Product team meet up at TechEd 2014

We would like to invite you to join us for a discussion on the future of System Center Operations Manager. This is an opportunity for you to meet the OpsMgr leadership team and influence the direction of the product. We will have dedicated tables which will be discussing various topics with members of the product… Read more

Are you attending TechEd 2014? Interested in meeting with the OpsMgr Product team?

We wanted to gauge our OpsMgr Customers interest in doing an informal round table discussion with OpsMgr product team to influence the future of this product. If you are planning to attend TechEd 2014 in Houston could you please take this quick survey to let us know. If there is enough interest we will setup… Read more

System Center Operations Manager Sessions @ Microsoft Management Summit 2013 (4/8-4/12)

BELOW IS A LIST OF SESSIONS THAT WILL BE PRESENTED BY THE OPSMGR (SCOM) PRODUCT ENGINEERING TEAM AT MMS 2013 (http://www.2013mms.com/) BELOW IS A LIST OF SESSIONS THAT WILL BE PRESENTED BY THE OPSMGR (SCOM) MVPs AND PARTNERS AT MMS 2013 Hope to see everyone at MMS.    … Read more

PowerShell Script to Backup OpsMgr Overrides and Unsealed Management Packs

Attached is a PowerShell script that can be used to backup overrides and unsealed Management Packs from Operations Manager 2012, as well as OpsMgr 2007 R2. This script is an update to the PS script that my friend Boris Y had written a while ago. The updates include… Runs on Windows PowerShell (version 1 and 2)… 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

Operations Manager 2012 Dashboards – The Alert Widget

In a previous post, my co-worker Chris showed off our new Performance Widget and detailed how to configure it. Continuing with our series of post on Dashboards and Widgets in System Center Operations Manager 2012, today I plan on focusing on configuring the new Alert Widget. (Like the last performance widget post, this post assumes that you… 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

Operations Manager 2012 Dashboards – The Performance Widget

In a previous post my friend and co-worker Dale introduced the new Dashboard capability in System Center Operations Manager 2012. He showed a screenshot of a dashboard containing a Performance Widget, but now I want to show you how to configure your own Performance Widget. First however, I have some great news for you. The… 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