OpsMgr 2007 R2 now supports SQL 2008 R2 SP1

OM Community, System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 now supports SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1. Note: We will have the Supported Configuration posted in the next few weeks to make this more official, but feel free to go ahead and install it. Thanks! Nishtha Soni | Program Manager

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Setup and Upgrade in System Center Operations Manager 2012

For the Operations Manager 2012 release, we have made some big changes in the setup and upgrade areas to make the deployment experience more simple, intuitive, and easy to use. In this post, I’m going to go through some of the major changes in the deployment experiences to help you better prepare for OM 2012….

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OpsMgr 2007 Alert: Cannot login to database

Hi everyone, Vikram Sahay here and I’m back again with another interesting topic on System Center Operations Manager 2007. Hope you find it useful. Recently we were working on an  issue where we were getting an alert from few of the SQL servers as: ‘Cannot login to database’ We checked and verified that the ‘Agent…

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System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 now supports SQL Server 2008 SP2

Quick heads up! The Supported Configurations Statement for OM2007R2 has been updated to support SQL Server 2008 SP2.  We now support the following roles on SQL Server SP2: Operations Manager database Data Warehouse database Audit Collections database Reporting* *Note: When using SQL 2008 Service Pack 2, reports will only run correctly from the Operations Console….

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How to easily test your remote SQL connectivity

Microsoft’s own Steve Rachui explains how to quickly and easily test remote SQL connectivity using any account you like.  This is a neat trick that will surely prove useful when working with a wide variety of products. J.C. Hornbeck | System Center Knowledge Engineer The App-V Team blog: http://blogs.technet.com/appv/ The WSUS Support Team blog: http://blogs.technet.com/sus/…

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Solution: OpsMgr 2007 setup fails – cannot detect SQL

The good folks over on the Operations Manager product team blog just posted a heads up on an issue you might run into where SCOM 2007 setup fails to detect SQL: If you have run into issues during setup where you know that you have a supported version of SQL running on your machine but…

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Trouble with setup due to SQL not being detected?

If you have run into issues during setup where you know that you have a supported version of SQL running on your machine but setup in unable to detect it, you may have hit a SQL WMI provider issue. In OpsMgr 2007 R2, this shows up as the SQL Server requirement in the Prerequisite Checker…

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Overview of Opalis Integration Server connectivity requirements

This article outlines the connectivity requirements for the various Opalis Integration Server components to interact with each other.  If firewalls exist between the various components, rules may need to be introduced in your environment in order to allow the components to communicate. The core components of an Opalis Integration Server implementation are: Microsoft SQL Server…

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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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