SCSM 2012 Public Beta Released!

I know this is probably old news to all of you already, but I didn’t get a chance to blog it earlier this week when it happened because I was traveling. SCSM 2012 public beta is now released on the download center!  You can get it from here: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=27844 A few important reminders: Only TAP… Read more

New German SCSM User Group Formed

Just a quick heads up that a new SCSM user group has been formed in Cologne, Germany.  You can find the web site for the group and more information here: http://www.scsmug.de As a reminder or if you didn’t already know there is also a US-based SCSM user group started by Chris Ross at http://www.scsm.us I’ll… Read more

Unix/Linux Management in SCSM – New Unix/Linux Computer Form MP Released

Nigel Cain, one of the Program Managers on the System Center engineering team has created a solution for better visualizing Unix/Linux computers in the SCSM console.  The management pack he built provides a type projection and a new form which looks similar to the Windows computer form.  Thanks for creating this and sharing it Nigel! … Read more

System Center Data Access Service Start Up Failure Due to SQL Configuration Change

One of our Senior Escalation Support Engineers, Richard Usher, has encountered this problem with a few customers now and his written a handy blog post for those of you that may be experiencing this problem. Thanks Richard! ======================= I’ve seen a couple of instances of this issue recently where following an apparently innocuous change to… Read more