An Updated Version of the MOMClean Resource Kit Tool For OpsMgr Has Been Released

Having an issue and need to uninstall Operations Manager 2007 but Add/Remove Programs isn’t working?  Or maybe you need to automate the removal of the SCOM agent?  If so then the MOMClean tool is for you and we have an updated version that is now available.  Our very own Rob Kuehfus, Program Manager for the…

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OpsMgr 2007: Gateway Approval Tool fails with the error "Invalid relationship target specified in the discovery data item"

Just a quick tip in case you run into this.  When you run the Operations Manager Gateway Approval Tool you may get the following error: “Unhandled Exception: Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.Common.DiscoveryDataInvalidRelationshipTargetException: Invalid relationship target specified in the discovery data item” The Syntax to approve the gateway is: Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.GatewayApprovalTool /ManagementServername= FQDN_name /gatewayName=gateway_server_FQDN_name If the RMS is clustered you should…

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Checking Management Packs for Best Practice Adherence

Steve Rachui has a good tip on using our Best Practice Analysis tool over on his Manageability blog.  If you’ve never seen this tool before then you’ll want to read this one: If you work with OpsMgr you work with management packs in some form – either using ones available from the Microsoft download library,…

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Tips for using OEM Deployment Tools

Steve Rachui has a great post on an issue he ran into using a couple deployment packs from IBM and Dell.  He includes his resolution as well so if you’re using any of these you might want to check this out: OEMs (currently Dell and IBM) provide deployment packs that plug into the OSD feature…

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Do you have a question or need help with Operations Manager?

Are you looking for a forum or newsgroup where you can get help with OpsMgr?  Would you like to provide feedback to the Operations Manager product team?  Or maybe you have a critical issue and need to contact one of our Support Engineers?  If so then your first stop should be the Operations Manager TechCenter…

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Resetting the health state of your systems using the GreenMachine utility

Tim Helton, a Senior Supoport Escalation Engineer in our North Carolina office, recently posted a cool utility that will reset all of the health monitors on a single agent or all agents so that you can get re-alerted on all current issues even if you’ve already cleared them in the past.   Per Tim, "This can…

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OpsMgr 2007: The DBCreatewizard utility fails with a BadImageformatException when run on a 64-bit OS

I’m going through a couple older issues and posting the resolutions just in case one of you happen to see the same thing.  The first regards running DBCreateWizard on a 64-bit OS: ======== Issue: The DBCreatewizard utility fails with BadImageformatException when run on a 64-bit OS: System.BadImageFormatException: Could not load file or assembly ‘Microsoft.Mom.UI.Wrappers, Version=6.0.4900.0,…

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