New KB: On a system that is running Windows 7 x86 (32 bit) the System Center Service Manager 2010 Console fails to launch

On a system that is running Windows 7 x86 (32 bit) the System Center Service Manager 2010 Console fails to launch.  Additionally, The following event is logged in the Application log: Event Type: Error Event Source: Application Error Event Category: (100) Event ID: 1000 Description: Faulting application Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.ServiceManager.UI.Console.exe, version version number , faulting module igdumd32.dll,…

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New KB: Attempts to opening the System Center Operations Manager 2007 console fails with "The client has been disconnected from the server" exception

When you attempt to open the System Center Operations Manager 2007 console it may fail with the following exception: =========================================================================================== Date:    – Application: System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Application Version: 6.1.7221.0 Severity: Warning Message: Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.Common.ServerDisconnectedException: The client has been disconnected from the server. Please call ManagementGroup.Reconnect() to reestablish the connection. —> System.ServiceModel.CommunicationObjectFaultedException: The communication…

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Is your Operations Manager console slow when editing groups? If so here's a tip to get you back in the fast lane

Is your System Center Operations Manager 2007 admin console slow when editing groups?  If so, you ought to take a close look at the membership rules, especially if you are using complex regular expression substring searches like below… Searches like this will result in a very heavy SQL load that can effectively hang the console…

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New KB solution: The "Windows Operating System" column has a "Not monitored" state for a new agent

In the Operations Manager console of Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007, the Windows Operating System column may have a Not Monitored state for a new agent. Additionally, the state never changes to Healthy. This issue occurs because the new agent has the same NetBIOS name as a previously installed agent. When the agent is…

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Slow tab expansion in Ops Mgr Powershell V2 console

Are you seeing very slow auto complete using the Operations Manager snap-in?  If so the folks at the Operations Manager team blog may have your solution: I am a big Powershell fan, and I use the Powershell console regularly.  Depending on what I’m taking care of at the time, I might be using the plain…

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OpsMgr 2007: Troubleshooting Console Performance in large environments

This is an older troubleshooting article that was originally posted on our old SMS&MOM blog back in July of 2008 but since we still get a few calls on this I thought it was worth repeating here. If you need to troubleshoot console performance in System Center Operation Manager 2007 then this is the place…

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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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Visio 2007 Add-in for Operations Manager 2007 R2 Released

Looks like the Operations Manager team released the Visio 2007 Add-in for System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2.  According to their site: Visio 2007 Add-in for System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 combines the strengths of two applications widely used in enterprise IT to simplify the creation of customized graphical dashboards showing the health of…

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One new System Center Operations Manager 2007 KB article for the week ending 07/18/2009

We just published a new Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 article where when you try to add a new override in the Japanese System Center Operations Manager 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1) Operations console, the Override Properties dialog box does not display the option to select a destination management pack in which to store…

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OpsMgr 2007: How to create reports that can be viewed in IE rather than the console

Some users may need to have reports that can be looked at regularly but they don’t want to install the SCOM console on a bunch of machines and have all those connections to the SDK.  So what can you do?  One way around this is to create reports that can be viewed in IE.  Below…

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