OpsMgr 2007: How to make your Reporting install a success

The MOMTeam blog just posted a great list of prerequisites that will help ensure that Reporting installs successfully.  Before you install Reporting you’ll want to give this a quick read: ======== Detailed below are some validation steps that should be completed before attempting to install Operations Manager 2007 Reporting. During this installation, you are prompted…

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OpsMgr 2007: Reporting console returns error "Client found response content type of ‘text/html’, but expected ‘text/xml’"

Here’s an interesting one I came across that I think you’ll find interesting.  This one covers a message you may get if you’re using the 64-bit version of Windows Server 2003: ======== Issue: When you open the System Center Operations Manager 2007 reporting console you may get the below error. System.InvalidOperationException: Client found response content…

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OpsMgr 2007: A custom linked report Management Pack sample

Over on Steve Rachui’s Manageability blog he posted a great sample showing how to build an MP containing linked reports.  Below is an excerpt but you can read his entire post here. ======== I’ve seen several posts on various forums where folks are looking for samples showing how to build an MP containing linked reports. …

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Creating Custom Reports By Using Configuration Manager 2007 SQL Views

Yesterday we released a new document to help you create custom reports, determine which Configuration Manager 2007 SQL views contain the information you need for your reports, and identify the path between the necessary SQL views and determine what columns can be used to join them.  I posted the overview below: ======== Overview Microsoft System…

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Reports in the Exchange Management Pack may time out

Just a quick heads-up on an issue we’re starting to see more of these days.  The reports in the Exchange 2007 Management Pack (MP) look great and work great most of the time but since they run using the raw data in the Data Warehouse (DW) they can time out and fail in larger sized…

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OpsMgr 2007: Performance Reporting scale values may not plot as expected

We get a call on this every now and then so if you’re not seeing what you expect to see with any of the performance reports in System Center Operations Manager 2007 then this may be what you’re running into.  It’s not that the data is incorrect, just that the scale values may not be…

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Reporting installation fails after applying SMS 2003 SP2, SP3 or ConfigMgr 2007 SP1

Here’s a cool find created by Dennis Donahoe, a Senior Support Engineer from out Charlotte, NC office.  If you’re running into problems getting reporting installed then this may be your issue: ======== SYMPTOMS During the install of Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2) or Service Pack 3 (SP3), or System Center…

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SMS or ConfigMgr 2007 Reporting installation fails after applying SMS 2003 SP2 or SP3 or ConfigMgr 2007 SP1

Here’s another emerging issue we’re starting to see so if you’re having trouble installing Reporting then you’ll want to check this out.  A big thanks goes to Dennis Donahoe for getting this written up.  Dennis is one of our superstar Support Engineers out in Charlotte, North Carolina. ======== Issue: During the install of Microsoft Systems…

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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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