NetApp Management Pack

I was just reading through a great series of blog posts by Oskar Landman on System Center Central on writing a management pack for a NetApp environment.  This is an example of a custom management pack using SNMP.  Even if you don’t need to monitor NetApp, this a great detailed walkthrough of creating a management…


New Authoring Guide Section Published

A couple of weeks ago, we published the new version of the Management Pack Authoring Guide which included just the Service Model section.  Yesterday we published the Composition section which has a detailed discussion of how to create custom modules and workflows.  This section has material that has always been quite challenging to teach because…


New Blog Launch

For those who didn’t follow my old blog at BWren’s Management Space my name is Brian Wren, and I’m a Technical Writer in the UA team at Microsoft focused on management pack authoring in Operations Manager 2007.  In my previous role as a consultant I was blogging on Operations Manager and related technologies on my…