Updated OpsMgr 2007 IIS management pack to support monitoring Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2

We just released an update to the IIS7 Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager 2007 that adds support for monitoring Windows Server 2008 SP2 and Windows Server 2008 R2: This management pack provides an early warning to administrators on issues that could affect services so that administrators can investigate and take corrective action, if…

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Support for Windows XP SP2 and Windows 2000 ends on July 13, 2010

I know this isn’t necessarily Operations Manager specific but I figured that some of you may still have some old Windows 2000 or Windows XP SP2 systems running out there and would appreciate the heads up.  As the title says, Windows XP SP2, Windows 2000 Server and Windows 2000 Professional are reaching End of Support…

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New KB Article: KB975439 – You receive an HTTP Error 403 page when you access the Reporting Services virtual directory for System Center Operations Manager 2007 after you upgrade to Windows Server 2008

We just published a new Knowledge Base article for System Center Operations Manager 2007.  This one involves an issue where you may receive an HTTP Error 403 page when you access the Reporting Services virtual directory for System Center Operations Manager 2007 after you upgrade to Windows Server 2008: KB975439 – You receive an HTTP…

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New KB: Support for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 in System Center Operations Manager 2007

The announcement of support for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 has already been made but here the official KB that describes the update: KB974722 – Support for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 in System Center Operations Manager 2007 This article discusses support for the Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7…

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OpsMgr 2007 SP1 and R2 now officially support Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7

Last Friday the Operations Manager product team announced that support is now available for running Operations Manager 2007 SP1 and Operations Manager 2007 R2 on the following operating systems: Windows Server 2008 R2 Windows 7 The official support statement is posted under Knowledge Base article 974722. The supported configuration guides for R2 and SP1 will…

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Two new KBs this week: One on OpsMgr 2007 and the other on System Center Essentials

We had two new Knowledge Base articles last week on System Center Operations Manager 2007 and System Center Essentials 2007 Service Pack 1.  The KB on OpsMgr 2007 involves and issue where a Root Management Server, a Management Server, a Gateway Server or an Agent may appear dimmed and you also see Event ID 623…

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New Security Hardening Guide for Operations Manager 2007 R2 and Windows Server 2008

Just an FYI that we published a new version of our System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 SCW Roles and Security Hardening Guide for Windows Server 2008 back on June 9th.  I have a brief description and a download link below: The Operations Manager 2007 Security Configuration Wizard (SCW) Roles and Security Hardening guide can…

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