Where to find information on System Center Essentials

I’ve been asked recently what documentation and other information is available for System Center Essentials 2007. Accordingly, I have pulled together a short list of some good places to look for information. Of course, there are the Migration and Operations Guides: Migration Guide: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=9A7D0A52-4380-46A8-BA80-729AE2CC8CBA&displaylang=en Operations Guide: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=DBF51282-1784-4B9F-ABD1-E2B5CB12F1A8&displaylang=en  The online Help that is installed with Essentials…


Essentials team at TechEd IT Forum

Members of Essentials product team are attending the IT Forum in Barcelona this week (12-16 Nov 2007).  Be sure to stop by the Essentials booth in the pavilion or attend one of the sessions to chat with Dustin, David or Yi. Dustin

System Center Essentials 2007 Post Release Hotfix Rollup Available!

To provide an easy experience for applying the latest hotfixes for Essentials 2007, we’ve released a hotfix rollup that applies the hotfixes directly to the Essentials 2007 RTM media.  The hotfix rollup then starts Essentials setup, giving you an updated Essentials installation as soon as setup finishes.   The hotfix rollup contains these important post-release…

Essentials 2007 Migration and Operations Guides available!

We’ve released two new guides to help you migrate to and use Essentials 2007.  Check them out! Migration Guide http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=9A7D0A52-4380-46A8-BA80-729AE2CC8CBA&displaylang=en Operations Guide http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=DBF51282-1784-4B9F-ABD1-E2B5CB12F1A8&displaylang=en   


Check out the Essentials forums on TechNet

If you haven’t already check out the Essentials forum on TechNet – you are missing out.  The forum is a great way to get your questions on Essentials answered by the Essentials product team and MVP.  http://forums.microsoft.com/TechNet/ShowForum.aspx?ForumID=1558&SiteID=17  

Essentials team at TechEd 2007!

The Essentials team is at TechEd 2007!  Come visit our booth at the yellow Technical Learning Session – or catch one of our breakouts or chalk talks! 

Monitoring Windows Vista with System Center Essentials 2007

Monitoring Windows Vista in Essentials 2007 is made easy by using the Windows Vista Monitoring Management Pack which released earlier this month.  It’s available here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=a2d42208-d4fd-46a6-9e8d-0ff7694b5634&DisplayLang=en Before importing this MP you’ll need to delete the “Windows Client Vista Operating Systems Essentials” management pack in the Essentials 2007 console Administration space.  Otherwise, you’ll receive the error message below: Once you…