Xian Io Video

Source: Bernardo Sanchez Blog In this video you get a quick overview of how Xian Network Manager Io works with System Center Operations Manager 2007. Focus will be on: – Adding devices / servers – Adding monitoring rules – performance data and alerts in OpsMgr 2007 – Xian Io Reports within OpsMgr 2007   You…


Using OpsMgr 2007 RC1 SP1? Update your MP’s

Source: Kevin Holman’s OpsMgr Blog "One step it seems people often overlooks when upgrading to OpsMgr 2007 RC1 SP1 – is to update their management packs. The management packs that ship with the product are RTM version (6.0.5000.0) Often, users will have updated many of their Management Packs to the latest version available on the…


Conversion issue Symantec Backup Exec 11d MOM MP to OpsMgr 2007 MP

Source: SCUG.nl Forum One of our members of the SCUG.nl Forum found a solution for an issue when converting the MOM 2005 MP for Symantec Backup Exec 11d to OpsMgr 2007 MP. During the import of the converted MP you see the next message "The client has been disconnected from the server. Please call ManagementGroup.Reconnect()…


TechNet Magazine – January 2008

TechNet Magazine spend a great deal of time introducing you to what System Center can do for you. Whether it’s managing your virtual machine environments to keep abreast of needs and performance, or using new Asset Inventory Service from Microsoft to keep an eye on the software you deploy inside your organization, System Center has…


Documenting your OperationsManager Database? Use SqlSpec!

Today I stumbled on a great tool for documenting your database SqlSpec 3.7 from Elsasoft. SqlSpec will generate easy-to-read database documentation for any of the following platforms: SQL Server 2000, 2005, and above Analysis Server 2005 Oracle 9i and above DB2 8.2 and above Sybase ASE 12.0 and above Informix IDS 10.0 and above PostgreSQL…


Rule and Monitor Targeting Best Practices Poster

Below is a link to a targeting poster that we have created to help select the proper targets when creating rules and monitors. The poster illustrates some of the most common scenarios and provides best practices on how to properly target rules and monitors. http://download.microsoft.com/download/f/a/7/fa73e146-ab8a-4002-9311-bfe69a570d28/BestPractices_Rule_Monitor_REV_110607.pdf


OpsMgr 2007 RTM and SP1 RC command line parameters (Complete List)

Source: Operations Manager Product Team Blog "Below is the complete list of all the command line parameters for OpsMgr 2007 server roles including Audit Collection. And the command line parameters for upgrading to Service Pack 1 (SP1) Release Candidate (RC) Agent – (MOMAgent.msi) msiexec.exe /i \\path\Directory\MOMAgent.msi /qn /l*v \logs\MOMAgent_install.log USE_SETTINGS_FROM_AD=0 MANAGEMENT_GROUP=<MG_Name> MANAGEMENT_SERVER_DNS=<MSDNSName> ACTIONS_USE_COMPUTER_ACCOUNT=0 ACTIONSUSER=<AccountUser> ACTIONSDOMAIN=<AccountDomain>…