OpsMgr 2007: Troubleshooting Console Performance in large environments

I’ve been getting a few questions lately about slow performance with the console so I thought a post might be in order.  Luckily for me, Tim Helton, one of our top Support Escalation Engineers, had already written some great tips that he uses to troubleshoot these kinds of issues.  His notes are below: ======== These…

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Service Level Dashboard Management Pack for Operations Manager 2007 RTM

I mentioned the Service Level Dashboard for Operations Manager 2007 before but I wanted to send another heads up now that it’s released.  Below is some genuine Microsoft marketing verbiage followed by a download link, a link to the video and a link to an article about it on TechNet: ======== IT departments need ever…

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New Knowledge Base articles for 6-29 through 7-5

We had four new Knowledge Base articles for the week: Two on System Center OpsMgr 2007, one on SMS 2003 and one on System Center ConfigMgr 2007.  The links and titles are below: ======== http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=954214 The SMS_Site_Component_Manager service stops unexpectedly when you try to install Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 1 or reinstall a specific…

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TechNet Virtual Labs: System Center Operations Manager 2007

Yesterday I posted some of you ConfigMgr 2007 virtual labs so today I thought I’d post some on OpsMgr 2007 as well.  If you’re new to OpsMgr 2007 or wanting to learning something new these TechNet Virtual Labs are a great place to start: ======== TechNet Virtual Lab: System Center Operations Manager 2007- Introduction After…

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ConfigMgr 2007 R2 Release Candidate now available

System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2 Release Candidate 1 is now available at http://connect.microsoft.com. You’ll have to log in to get it but if you search on "System Center Configuration Manager 2007" you should eventually get to a screen that looks like this:   For details on what’s new in R2 see http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc161883(TechNet.10).aspx. Enjoy! J.C….

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OpsMgr 2007: Reports are blank – Event ID: 31565 generated on the RMS

We’re starting to see more of these issues come in so I wanted to make sure you all were aware of it.  Thanks to Support Engineer Milan Jajal for uncovering this: ======== Issue: After the installation of System Center Operations Manager 2007 Reporting, no reports are listed under Reporting pane in the Operations Console. In…

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TechNet Virtual Labs: System Center Configuration Manager 2007

If you’re new to ConfigMgr 2007 or just looking to hone your skills then these TechNet Virtual Labs are a great place to start.  Each contains everything you need to setup and configure the associated scenario and explore the technology in question: ======== TechNet Virtual Lab: Upgrading SMS 2003 SP2 to System Center Configuration Manager…

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Service Level Dashboard for System Center Operations Manager 2007

Have you heard about the Service Level Dashboard for System Center Operations Manager 2007?  If not then you’ll definitely want to check this out.  Below is a brief synopsis of what the Service Level Dashboard is that I stole from their website: ======== The Service Level Dashboard for Operations Manager 2007 is a new Solution…

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New Knowledge Base articles for 6-22 through 6-28

We had six new Knowledge Base articles for the week: Two on System Center ConfigMgr 2007, three on SMS 2003 and one on System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008.  The links and titles is below: ======== http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=953156 CPU usage increases to 100 percent on the site server after you add at least 1,000 IP address…

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