OpsMgr 2007: How to install and configure an RMS on a Windows Server 2008 cluster

Ever wonder what’s needed to setup and configure an RMS on a Win2K8 cluster?  If so then check out the doc that Arnab Mitra was kind enough to put together for us: ======== How to Configure/Setup RMS on a Windows 2008 Cluster. 1. On each RMS cluster node, ensure that the domain Operations Manager Administrators…

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OpsMgr 2007: Updated BizTalk Server Management Pack for Operations Manager

Looks like the updated MP for Biztalk is now live in the catalog.  We’re now at version 6.0.6411.0 and changes include: Addressed an issue where discovery was not fully working when host instances had multiple parent hosts. Addressed an issue where discovery was not fully working on systems using a locale other than US-English. Removed…

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ConfigMgr 2007: OSD deployments to ‘Unknown’ Computers

Have you ever wanted to use deploy operating systems to computers using a PXE service point without first adding the computer to the Configuration Manager database?  Well now with Configuration Manager 2007 R2 you can and the famous Steve Rachui shows you how.  Over on his blog he just posted a couple great articles on…

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New and Updated Knowledge Base articles for 9-14 through 9-20

We had seven new Knowledge Base articles for the week: Two on SMS 2003, one on MOM 2005, one on System Center ConfigMgr 2007 and three on System Center Operations Manager 2007.  The links and titles are below: ======== Sys Mgmt Svr Ent Ed 2003 EN 838891 – You may receive status message ID 4963…

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NEW IPD Beta – Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007

The Infrastructure Planning and Design team has been working on a new guide – Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 with R2. This guide targets key information to bring your infrastructure up to date, thereby enhancing user experience and delivering business benefits. Find out how new features like Application Virtualization management support and support…

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New Updated Knowledge Base articles for 9-7 through 9-13

We had three new Knowledge Base articles for the week: One on System Center ConfigMgr 2007 and two on System Center Operations Manager 2007.  The links and titles are below: ======== Sys Center Operation Mgr 2007 EN 956423 – The connection settings for connectors in tiered management groups are configured incorrectly after the OpsMgr SDK…

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ConfigMgr 2007: Troubleshooting PXE Service Point Issues and WDS service not starting

NOTE: For the latest version of this article see the following: http://blogs.technet.com/b/configurationmgr/archive/2011/01/05/troubleshooting-the-pxe-service-point-and-wds-in-configuration-manager-2007.aspx ===== Having PXE or WDS issues and need a few hints to get you pointed in the right direction?  If so, here are some troubleshooting tips written by Frank Rojas, one of our Senior Support Engineers out in Charlotte, North Carolina: ======== If…

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New and Updated Knowledge Base articles for 8-31 through 9-6

We had four new Knowledge Base articles for the week: One on Mobile Device Manager 2008, two on System Center ConfigMgr 2007 and one on System Center Operations Manager 2007.  The links and titles are below: ======== Sys Center Operation Mgr 2007 EN 956446 – The e-mail notifications may contain garbled subject lines if you…

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OpsMgr 2007: Monitoring an Agent in a non-trusted domain

There may be times when you want to monitor an agent computer that resides in a domain which is not trusted by the domain where the RMS or MS server resides.  You may also not want to use the Gateway Server option because you only have one or two agents in the remote domain.  So…

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OpsMgr 2007: Discovery data processing fails with "Invalid monitoring class property value" message

Here’s a cool tip from Michael Sadoff, a Senior Support Escalation Engineer in North Carolina.  If you’re seeing Health Service Modules throw 10801 events then this may be your issue: ======== Issue: When you upgrade a custom management pack in System Center Operations Manager 2007, discovery of a class defined in the management pack starts…

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