System Center Operations Manager – Microsoft/Gartner Video
Watch this presentation describing some of the benefits of Operations Manager to help IT deliver to your business. Features, David Williams (Research VP, Gartner) & Eric Berg (Director, Systems Centre Product Management – Microsoft)
System Center Trial Software
With the new release of System Center Configuration Manager 2007 adding to the System Center family, why not evaluate the capabilities of some of the other Microsoft System Center family of products with these downloadable trial and Beta software versions.
TechNet Webcast: System Center Operations Manager 2007 Installation and Management Pack Migration (Level 200)
Friday, November 02, 2007 – 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Pacific Time
Blain Barton, IT Pro Evangelist, Microsoft Corporation
TechNet Webcast: Microsoft Deploys System Center Data Protection Manager 2.0 (Level 300)
Tuesday, November 06, 2007 – 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Pacific Time
Ajay Malhotra, Group Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation
TechNet Webcast: System Center Configuration Manager: The Datacenter (Level 300)
Tuesday, November 06, 2007 – 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Pacific Time
Jeff Wettlaufer, Senior Technical Product Manager, Microsoft Corporation
TechNet Webcast: Introducing SoftGrid to the World (Level 200)
Wednesday, November 07, 2007 – 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM Pacific Time
Kevin Remde, TechNet Presenter, Microsoft Corporation
TechNet Webcast: Microsoft System Center for Server Infrastructure Optimization (Level 200)
Thursday, November 29, 2007 – 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Pacific Time
James Galvin, Product Manager, Microsoft Corporation
KB940182: The Windows Update Agent version is not inventoried after the hardware inventory runs on Systems Management Server (SMS) 2003 Service Pack 2 or on SMS 2003 Service Pack 3-based clients
KB938999: You cannot configure a rule or a monitor to target a computer group in the Operations console in System Center Operations Manager 2007. Describes a problem in which a rule or a monitor that targets a computer group does not work as expected. Provides a workaround.
KB942863: How to collect and monitor UNIX Syslogs in System Center Operations Manager 2007 or in System Center Essentials 2007. Describes how to create an alert-generating rule to collect Facility values from a UNIX or Linux system.
KB943307: Discovery information is missing after you delete and then reimport a management pack in Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007. Describes behavior in System Center Operations Manager 2007 after you delete a management pack, and then reimport a management pack. When you view the imported management pack, discovery information is missing.
KB942864: How to use diagnostic tracing in System Center Operations Manager 2007 and in System Center Essentials 2007. Describes the tools that you can use to obtain trace logs in System Center Operations Manager 2007 and in System Center Essentials. A Microsoft CSS representative use these trace logs to perform advanced troubleshooting.
KB942866: A computer agent unexpectedly generates heartbeat alerts after you put it into Maintenance mode in System Center Operations Manager 2007. Describes an issue that occurs in System Center Operations Manager 2007 after you put a computer agent into Maintenance mode. The agent unexpectedly continues to generate heartbeat alerts. A resolution is included.
KB942865: Error message when you try to generate a report in System Center Operations Manager 2007: “Cannot initialize report”. Describes a problem that occurs if the data warehouse database was created by using the DBCreateWizard program from the Operations Manager 2007 media.
KB942984: Error message when you try to use the “Physical to Virtual” (P2V) wizard in Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2007: “ID: 3224”. Describes a problem that occurs because the FQDN includes an organizational unit component that is not a valid component for a DNS FQDN. A resolution is provided.
KB943111: Description of System Center Essentials 2007 post-release hotfix rollup. Describes Microsoft System Center Essentials 2007 post-release hotfix rollup. Provides download links for the update.
KB941820: NetMeeting Remote Desktop Sharing does not work correctly on a computer that is running the SMS 2003 Service Pack 3 Advanced Client.
KB941395: A hotfix rollup package is available for the Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003 client.
KB935527: Devices that have SMS 2003 Device Management Feature Pack installed have reduced battery life.