The RTM of Operations Manager 2007 Released Today

The RTM of Operations Manager 2007 released today.  Congratulations to the System Center Operations Manager team on reaching this important milestone! New Functionality Operations Manager 2007 R2 introduces key new and enhanced functionality, including: Enhanced application performance and availability across heterogeneous platforms Delivers monitoring across Windows, Linux and UNIX servers–all through a single console. Extends…


Microsoft Targets Windows, Linux Management

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R2 – Improved Override Screens

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Change of Topic

It’s been a terrific run and the community support for System Center Operations Manager has never been stronger. I’ve been fortunate to be engaged in much virtualization work including advanced monitoring with SCVMM and OpsMgr. Unfortunately I simply don’t have time to blog on both topics but don’t wish to abandon them either. I’ve decided…


Interoperability – SP1 and R2 Consoles

The consoles are version specific and therefore you won’t be able to connect to a R2 management group with your SP1 console unless…… The following information courtesy of Michael  Pearson: 1. Create a folder for ManagementGroupSessionManager if there’s not already one there.HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Microsoft Operations Manager\3.0\Console\ManagementGroupSessionManager 2. Create a new DWORD called DisableServerVersionCheck 3. Set the value…


OpsMgr R2 – Process Monitoring

With the anticipated release of R2, the current beta has revealed some very simple, yet highly effective improvements. My favorite is the addition of the Process Monitoring Management Pack Template. Although the functionality is reproducible in SP1, it is far easier to configure. One particular problem I always encounter by end-users is the presence of…