November 2008 – Technical Rollup Mail – Managebility






  


News


 


SMS&MOM


http://blogs.technet.com/smsandmom/default.aspx  


 


The Deployment Guys


http://blogs.technet.com/deploymentguys  


 


 


Documents


 


Configuration Manager & SMS


Creating Custom Reports by Using Configuration Manager 2007 SQL Views


This documentation provides the information 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.


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=1&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d87bbe64e-5439-4fc8-becc-deb372a40f4a%26displaylang%3den  


 


Operations Manager & MOM


System Center Operations Manager 2007 SP1 Documentation


This download contains documentation for System Center Operations Manager 2007 SP1.


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=7&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dd826b836-59e5-4628-939e-2b852ed79859%26displaylang%3den  


 


Other


System Center Essentials 2007 Operations Guide


Best practices for using System Center Essentials 2007


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=4&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3ddbf51282-1784-4b9f-abd1-e2b5cb12f1a8%26displaylang%3den  


 


 


Downloads


 


Configuration Manager & SMS


Configuration Manager 2007 R2 Evaluation


SC Config Mgr 2007 R2 supports Windows Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008, integrates support for application virtualization, and provides an update to operating system deployment capability initially shipped in Configuration Manager.


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=2&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d7376214f-cba3-4e0d-81fe-ad52488be3a3%26displaylang%3den  


 


 


Operations Manager & MOM


HPC Server 2008 MP for OpsMgr 2007


The Windows HPC Server 2008 Management Pack provides both proactive and reactive monitoring of Windows HPC Server 2008 for a cluster environment.


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=1&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d99303c25-f3b0-4c41-a56b-f5cc57045dc6%26displaylang%3den  


 


SQL Server MP for OpsMgr 2007


The Microsoft SQL Server Management Pack for Operations Manager 2007 provides discovery and monitoring of SQL Server 2000, 2005 and 2008.


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=2&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d8c0f970e-c653-4c15-9e51-6a6cadfca363%26displaylang%3den  


 


Windows Server Operating System MP for OpsMgr 2007


The Windows Server Operating System Management Pack provides the fundamental monitoring basics for computers running the Windows 2000 Server and Windows Server 2003 and 2008 Operating System.


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=3&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d3529d233-5e3e-4b51-8f66-5d6f27005ec3%26displaylang%3den  


 


Distributed File Systems (DFS) 2003 Management Pack


The Distributed File System 2003 Management Pack monitors events placed in the Application event log by DFS and raises alerts to indicate possible service outages or configuration problems that require operator intervention.


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=5&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d7b4cf0fd-4ed8-48be-96bd-94246b040add%26displaylang%3den  


 


Application Virtualization 4.5 MP for OpsMgr 2007


This Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 Management Pack provides proactive monitoring of Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 server systems.


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=6&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d82b0397f-fac8-4c5a-b906-e87d0e57982a%26displaylang%3den  


 


BizTalk Server MP for OpsMgr 2007


The BizTalk Server Management Pack for Operations Manager 2007 provides monitoring for BizTalk Server 2006 and 2006 R2.


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=8&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d389fcb89-f4cf-46d7-bc6e-57830d234f91%26displaylang%3den  


 


UNIX Interoperability Management Pack for MOM 2005


The Microsoft Windows Server 2008 UNIX Interoperability Management Pack monitors the performance and availability of the Windows Server 2008 version of Subsystem for UNIX based Applications component and Identity Management for UNIX component.


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=9&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d24da7d43-e6e0-4428-bd9f-c10635ed7478%26displaylang%3den  


 


 


Events/Webcasts


 


Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 On-Demand Webcasts


http://www.microsoft.com/events/series/technetmms.aspx?tab=webcasts&id=42364#42364


 


Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) On-Demand Webcasts


http://www.microsoft.com/events/series/technetmms.aspx?tab=webcasts&id=42363


 


Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 On-Demand Webcasts


http://www.microsoft.com/events/series/technetmms.aspx?tab=webcasts&id=42365


 


 


New KB’s


 


Configuration Manager & SMS


You cannot add a group as an AMT user account in Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 1 if the group name has more than 20 characters


http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957183/EN-US  


 


Distribution Manager in System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 1 may require several hours after startup before it begins to process packages


http://support.microsoft.com/kb/956194/EN-US  


 


Operations Manager & MOM


Description of System Center Operations Manager 2007 Service Pack 1 support for Microsoft SQL Server 2008


http://support.microsoft.com/kb/958170/EN-US  


 


Other


You cannot install a System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 hotfix that includes the System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 Feature Pack when the Automatic Updates service is disabled


http://support.microsoft.com/kb/956395/EN-US