Should I get into trouble?

I almost ever use OpsMgr instead of SCOM in my writings. But I’m curious if I get into trouble now I used the SC-word 😉 I don’t hope my manager will read this… Why should I get into trouble? Read more on myITforum. This is by-the-way what a Search on “SCOM” with Xobni in my…


Free Chapter of System Center Operations Manager 2007 Unleashed

Source: NetworkWorld I’ve ordered my System Center Operations Manager 2007 Unleashed book at Amazon, but you can already start reading Chapter 3 Looking Inside OpsMgr because you can download this Chapter for free. I’ve downloaded it via my TechRepublic  account and will be reading it on my Archos 604 because you can read PDF docs…


Announcement of new System Cent Virtual User Group

Today a new System Center Virtual User Group got launched. “Welcome to the System Center Virtual User Group, a community dedicated to providing resources for education and collaboration between users of Microsoft System Center technologies everywhere! This group is intended to function not only as a traditional user group holding periodic meetings (via LiveMeeting in…


Laura Chappell about Network Forensics

Last I week I got my portable multimedia player the Archos 604 for our  hard work and commitment throughout the year and as a device to take some training while we are traveling 😉 I immediately bought the DVR Station so I could record my favorite TV show the Sopranos. So you will probably see…


ShellRunAs by SysInternals

Source: Marcus Oh The command-line Runas utility is handy for launching programs under different accounts, but it’s not convenient if you’re a heavy Explorer user. ShellRunas provides functionality similar to that of Runas to launch programs as a different user via a convenient shell context-menu entry. ShellRunas works on Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows…


Savision joins System Center Alliance

Source: Techlog Savision B.V. announced its participation in Microsoft’s System Center Alliance. Savision’s participation builds upon its strong relationship with the System Center Product Group and creates new opportunities to closely collaborate with other ISV partners. Savision’s inclusion in the System Center Alliance program highlights the substantial value that Live Maps for Operations Manager 2007…


Windows Security Auditing Reference List

Source: Secure Vantage Team Blog Secure Vantage released a Windows Security Auditing Reference List that provides content on more than 1300 Windows security events and settings. For System Center customers this is an excellent reference of the base Windows security events and settings managed via Operations Manager, ACS, Configuration Manager and the Secure Vantage Technologies…


White Paper on the integration of EMC Smarts and System Center Operations Manager 2007.

Source: Microsoft Download Center As IT infrastructures grow in complexity, IT administrators continue to search for solutions that will help them effectively monitor and maintain these environments. But it is not enough to just monitor servers and applications. To achieve the most effective, efficient operations, IT departments need a holistic view of the entire infrastructure…


Language issue in Create Performance Rule Wizard?

Yesterday I’ve been busy finding out which Performance Thresholds are used for OpsMgr performance monitoring. The reason why, was because we got a Performance class training during my internal Microsoft training. Learned quite some new interesting stuff about Performance monitor and the Reliability and Performance Monitor from Vista. If I’ve some more time I’ll blog…


Meeting the OpsMgr heroes

Yesterday I arrived for my three weeks internal Microsoft Services Training in Redmond and today I still had some time to spent and so I emailed Justin Incarnato to ask if I could meet some of the OpsMgr team members. Luckily he had some time and together with my German Premier Field Engineer colleague Uwe…