How to create an OpsMgr 2007 diagnostic task for Unix/Linux services

Microsoft’s own Chandan Bharti posted another great article over on his personal blog about how to create a diagnostic task for Unix/Linux services in System Center Operations Manager 2007 (SCOM 2007). This one actually builds on his previous post about creating a recovery task for the same thing: I have already shown on how you…

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How to create a recovery task for Linux services in OpsMgr 2007

Microsoft’s own Chandan Bharti recently posted a great article over on his personal blog about how to create a recovery task for Linux services in System Center Operations Manager 2007 (SCOM 2007).  If you’re looking to do the same then you’ll want to check this out: Once you create a monitor for Linux services and…

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How to remove old product connectors from System Center Operations Manager 2007

Just a quick heads up on a new KB article we published today: ===== Symptoms Removing an old product connector from System Center Operations Manager 2007 (OpsMgr 2007) may be necessary if the product connector is no longer used in the environment. There is no Delete option in admin console UI for product connectors so…

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TechNet Wiki: Monitoring GPO changes using SCOM 2007 and PowerShell

Here’s another great article I found while I was checking out what was new over on the TechNet Wiki this morning. This one was written by Jan Varšavský and shows you how to monitor GPO changes using OpsMgr 2007 and PowerShell: Monitoring GPO changes is quite complex discipline and for covering all aspects is available…

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How to monitor new line entries in a log or text file using OpsMgr 2007

This was originally posted by our pals over on the SCCM and OpsMgr Arabic blog but they did such a great job that I thought it was worth a mirror here.  If you ever have the need to monitor a text or log file for new entries then this should do the trick. ===== You…

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How to monitor for Opalis Integration Server Platform Events

Opalis Integration Server provides a robust means of integrating with products such as Event Management Systems that can monitor hardware and software technology components but what monitors Opalis Integration Server? Many aspects of the Opalis Integration Server environment can be monitored by Event Management Systems such as Microsoft System Center Operations Manager but there are…

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New Opalis KB Article: How to increase the maximum number of concurrent policy instances running on a single Opalis Integration Server Action Server

Here’s another new Knowledge base article for you.  We don’t have an Opalis specific support blog so I thought I would go ahead and post it here.  And if you’re not running Opalis, why not?! ===== Opalis Integration Server imposes a default limit of 50 concurrent policy instances running on a single Action Server in…

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How to link multiple Operations Manager 2007 Gateway Servers together

In Operations Manager, the Gateway server role is primary used for monitoring servers outside the Root Management Servers trusted Domain boundary.  Another popular use of the Gateway role is for performance improvements by placing gateways in sites with poor network connectivity.  Sometimes it is necessary to “chain” multiple gateways together to get monitor across multiple…

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