New KB: 979388 - Alerts that are raised by the monitors should not be manually resolved in Operations Manager 2007

In Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 and in Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2, alerts can be raised by the monitors. Alerts that are raised by the monitors are typically the result of a state change. These alerts are displayed in the Operations console similar to the alerts that are raised by rules….

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Creating Rules and Monitors with a Schedule/Understanding XML internals!

Our own Steve Rachui posted some great info on creating Rules and Monitors with a schedule.  If you haven’t seen it already I have a brief intro and a link below: Although there are other posts that address this topic none of them go in depth to explain the various elements that are part of…

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TechNet Webcast: Optimizing Operations Manager for Monitoring, Auditing, and Dashboards

Learn how to optimize Microsoft System Center Operations Manager for cross-platform devices, applications, and regulatory auditing requirements, and see how to create advanced line-of-business (LOB), geographic, and executive-level dashboards in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. This webcast includes more than 40 minutes of demonstrations, and we provide customer examples of: Supporting Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) and…

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Understanding Monitors in OpsMgr 2007 part III – Dependency Monitors

Steve Rachui posted Part 3 in his series on monitors in Operations Manager 2007.  If you liked the first two then you’ll love this one: This is part 3 (and last) of my series of posts describing monitors.  The first post, found here, discussed unit monitors, which are the engine of monitoring. The second post,…

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Understanding Monitors in OpsMgr 2007 - Part II Aggregate Monitors

Our very own Steve Rachui recently started a new series of posts based on his highly touted MMS 2009 presentation so if you were unlucky enough to have missed it the first time around here’s your chance to get caught up.  Last week I posted a link to Part I – Unit Monitors, and this…

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Understanding Monitors in OpsMgr 2007 Part I – Unit Monitors

Our very own Steve Rachiu recently started a new series of posts based on his highly touted MMS 2009 presentation so if you were unlucky enough to have missed it the first time around here’s your chance to get caught up. Part 1 starts out with a basic discussion of Unit Monitors and how they…

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Two new System Center Operations Manager 2007 KB articles for the week ending 05/09/2009

Last week we published two new Knowledge Base articles for System Center Operations Manager 2007.  The first one addresses a database growth issue and the second talks about an issue with monitoring SNMP devices.  The links and titles are below: KB969130 – The size of the System Center Operations Manager 2007 Service Pack 1 Data…

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One new SCE KB article and two new OpsMgr KB articles for the week ending 04/04/2009

Last week we had one new Knowledge Base article for System Center Essentials and two new Knowledge Base articles for System Center Operations Manager 2007.   The links and titles for each are below: KB969788 – OpsMgr 2007: "Fatal error during installation" error when uninstalling or installing the Agent if the Workstation service is disabled. KB969569…

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OpsMgr 2007: Monitoringhost.exe or HealthService.exe may have a high (>10000) handle count and restart

UPDATED 08/17/2009: This issue has been resolved with Knowledge Base article 968760: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/968760. ========  Here’s kind of an interesting issue I thought we should probably give you a heads up on.  It’s not really a ‘problem’ per se but it is something that can cause some concern if you don’t know what’s going on.  Anyway, here…

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Monitoring Configuration Manager 2007 with Operations Manager 2007 in a 64-bit Environment

Confused about monitoring System Center Configuration Manager with Operations Manager in a 64-bit environment?  If so then My Phuong Le over on the Configuration Manager Team Blog  has a great post that should clear things up a little:   Some users have encountered 32-bit limitations in monitoring System Center Configuration Manager with Operations Manager.  This…

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