OpsMgr 2007: The Management Pack for SQL Server has been updated – now supports SQL 2008

The Operations Manager Team Blog just announced that version 6.0.6441.0 of the SQL Management Pack has released.  It offers support for SQL Server 2008 and much much more.  I have an excerpt below but you can read the entire post here. ======= The OpsMgr 2007 management pack for SQL Server has been updated and was…

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Modifying the frequency and threshold of Exchange MP disk monitoring

I want to highlight an issue with the Exchange 2007 Management Pack (MP) in terms of disk monitoring that we see every now and then. Essentially the MP looks at all disks and generates alerts if any of the disks are low on space.  The only problem is that there’s no alert suppression and it…

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New and Updated Knowledge Base articles for 10-19 through 10-25

We had two updated and one new Knowledge Base articles for the week.  Links and titles are below: ======== Sys Center Operation Mgr 2007 EN 947691 – When you try to install a System Center Operations Manager 2007 agent on a workgroup computer without using a gateway server, Operations Manager 2007 cannot see the workgroup…

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Reports in the Exchange Management Pack may time out

Just a quick heads-up on an issue we’re starting to see more of these days.  The reports in the Exchange 2007 Management Pack (MP) look great and work great most of the time but since they run using the raw data in the Data Warehouse (DW) they can time out and fail in larger sized…

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OpsMgr 2007: How to get the list of all the computers in Maintenance Mode

Here’s a cool tip from Ritesh Grover, one of our top support engineers on our Operations Manager team.  If you’re looking for a script to quickly get a list of the computers that are in Maintenance Mode then this should do the trick: ======== To get a list of all computers and components that are…

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SCE: How to Change Windows Firewall Exceptions for System Center Essentials 2007

Here’s a great tip from Nicholas Dodge, a senior support engineer on our Manageability team.  In this tip he tells how to configure the Windows Firewall exceptions for SCE 2007: ======== If a firewall is enabled in the deployment environment of System Center Essentials 2007, exceptions must be created so that the Essentials 2007 management…

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Updated Knowledge Base articles for 10-12 through 10-18

We had two updated Knowledge Base articles for the week.  Links and titles are below: ======== Sys Mgmt Svr Ent Ed 2003 EN 941820 – NetMeeting Remote Desktop Sharing does not work correctly on a computer that is running the SMS 2003 Service Pack 3 Advanced Client Published – Updated Sys Center Operation Mgr 2007…

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OpsMgr 2007: Operations Manager 2007 Receives Community Award

Looks like OpsMgr 2007 won another award.  This time, Paul Ross over on the System Center Team Blog talks about how OpsMgr 2007 won the Gold Award for Exchange Server Monitoring Tool: ======== I’m pleased to announce that System Center Operations Manager 2007 has received another award – this time from SQL Server Magazine Editors’…

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Coming soon…

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