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System Center Management Pack for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Parallel Data Warehouse Appliance:
This Management Pack for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW) Appliance provides capabilities to discover, monitor, and manage your SQL Server 2012 PDW appliances. The management pack simplifies the monitoring process for PDW. This version of management packs has also added monitoring for the new components that are added in PDW 2012.
System Center Advisor Connector for Operations Manager Preview
The System Center Advisor Connector for Operations Manager preview enables Operations Manager users to receive ongoing assessment of configuration for their windows computers. After installing the connector and selecting computers to be analyzed, Operations Managers users will be able to receive Advisor alerts in the Operations Manager console.
Microsoft System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 Configuration Manager – Clients for Additional Operating Systems
Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 supports the management of Apple Mac clients. The client for Mac computers allows you to discover, collect inventory, manage settings, and deploy applications and patches using your Configuration Manager environment.
System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Upgrade Assessment Tool
The System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Upgrade Assessment Tool provides administrative users with information that they can use to determine if the computers that are managed by System Center 2012 Configuration Manager can run Windows 7 or Windows 8.
System Center Management Pack for Windows Server DNS
The System Center Management Pack for Windows Server DNS monitors DNS health, availability, configuration, security, and zone-transfer issues on DNS servers running the Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012 operating systems.
System Center Monitoring Pack for Java EE:
System Center 2012 – Operations Manager Sizing Helper
System Center 2012 Management Pack for Message Queuing
Message Queuing (also known as MSMQ) is a server application that enables applications to communicate across heterogeneous networks and systems that may be temporarily offline or otherwise inaccessible. Instead of an application communicating with a service on another computer, it sends its information to Message Queuing, which sends the information to a Message Queuing service on the target computer where it is made available to the other application. Message Queuing provides guaranteed delivery, efficient routing, security, and priority based messaging.
The following System Center 2012 SP1 – Service Manager add-ons and extensions are available for download:
None This Month
Unfortunately at the time of writing, the data which details which KB articles where new in the past month is not available. This will be included in next month’s posting.