Microsoft Windows Updates and Scan Performance

This blog has seen a fair amount of activity regarding the ITMU/CPU scan issue recently surfaced for SMS 2003 which caused CPU stalls and performance issues.  Two distinct issues have been confused into what has often been viewed as a single problem and which has further been confused by what should be an expected CPU…

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Workaround for those with MOM Service startup issues after installation of Windows Server Base OS MP 05.0.3500.0000

Per my previous post the regarding the withdrawal of the Windows Server Base OS MP. If you have installed the MP, and are experiencing issues with the MOM service failing to start at boot I can offer the following workaround other than having to reinstall the previous version of the management pack. The following six…

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MOM 2005 Base OS Management Pack version 05.0.3500.0000 has been withdrawn due to technical issues

The Base Operating System Management Pack (05.0.3500.0000) released to http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=e553062f-bd85-4772-8037-8b91f457b710&DisplayLang=en a few weeks ago has been temporarily withdrawn due to technical issues currently being investigated. The former version of the Management Pack is available on the link until such time as the MP is re-released.  Issue Details: If you have installed the 05.0.3500.0000 version of the…

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