System Center Operations Manager 2007 Management Packs for MBAM and CRM now available for download

I just wanted to let you know that we have a couple new Management Packs for OpsMgr 2007 available in our Download Center: System Center Monitoring Pack for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011: The System Center Monitoring Pack for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 enables you to administer the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 application in Microsoft System…

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The Exchange Server 2010 SP1 Monitoring Management Pack for OpsMgr 2007 is now available

This is the much anticipated version that has been updated to support Exchange 2010 Service Pack 1 so if you’ve been waiting on this one then your wait is now over: The Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 monitoring management pack is designed to be used for monitoring Exchange 2010 events, collecting Exchange component-specific performance counters in…

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Fix: Alert for "Send Test Message" monitor from the MSMQ 2003 Management Pack in Systems Center Operations Manager 2007

Just an FYI on a new Knowledge Base article we published this morning for SCOM 2007: ===== Symptoms The Microsoft Message Queuing 2003 Management Pack (MSMQ 2003 MP) for Operations Manager 2007 R2, Version 6.0.6615.0, has an error in the script "QueueSendTestMessage.vbs". This script is called by the "Queue: Send Test Message" monitor that is…

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Quick Fix: Unable to discover Windows Server 2008 R2 Print Servers with OpsMgr 2007

When using a System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 server, after import the Management Pack for Windows 2008 Print Servers you may find that it’s only discovering Print Servers for Windows 2008 and not for Windows 2008 R2 servers. So what’s going on?  Well there’s no Management Pack for Windows 2008 R2 Print servers as…

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Tips on using the SharePoint 2010 Management Pack for OpsMgr 2007

Hi, Eddy Pacay here, and I wanted to share a couple notes on using the SharePoint 2010 Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager 2007 (SCOM 2007). The SharePoint 2010 MP Guide does not say anything specific on how to set this up around multiple SharePoint (SPS) farms when each SharePoint farm is installed with…

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The location of the Operations Manager 2007 Windows Client Management Pack has changed

Effective immediately, the Windows Client 2000/XP/Vista/Windows 7 Operating System Management Pack (MP) for Operations Manager 2007 is no longer available via the in-console download experience for System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2. Customers looking for this management pack will need to download the management pack from the following Microsoft Pinpoint location instead: http://pinpoint.microsoft.com/en-US/applications/Windows-Client-2000-XP-Vista-Windows-7-Operating-System-Management-12884902219 More Information:…

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Found a bug in an Operations Manager 2007 Management Pack? Here’s how to report it

I get this question now and then so I thought a quick mention here might make things a little easier if you want to report a bug in one of the System Center Operations Manager 2007 Management Packs.  You can file bugs against OpsMgr 2007 Management Packs directly by going to the following site: https://connect.microsoft.com/OpsMgr/feedback/CreateFeedbackForm.aspx?FeedbackFormConfigurationID=4617&FeedbackType=1….

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The Discovery Wizard was unable to locate any Unix/Linux support information in OpsMgr 2007

To follow up on yesterday’s fix for a problem importing the Red Hat Linux Management Pack on System Center Operations Manager 2007, here’s another tip for an issue you may run into where the Discovery Wizard fails when attempting to discover UNIX/Linux servers: Symptoms While attempting to perform a UNIX/Linux server discovery within System Center…

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Solution: An exception is thrown while importing the Red Hat Linux Management Pack for Operations Manager 2007

Consider a scenario where you are planning to manage Red Hat Linux servers using System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2.  Before deploying the agents you need to import the respective Red Hat Linux Management Pack but when you attempt to do this the process fails with an exception upon import: An exception was thrown while…

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