Jimmy Harper's Operations Manager Blog

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August, 2009

  • Health Service problem on Windows 2000 Agent

    I recently ran into an interesting issue with a customer.  A Windows 2000 Agent (running OpsMgr SP1) was not able to process configuration due to problems creating/using the self-signed certificate that the Health Service uses (this is not a Gateway...
  • Service Monitors – What does the “State” value mean?

    When you create a Service Monitor in OpsMgr 2007, we get an alert / state change when the service is not running, but this does not necessarily mean that the service is “stopped”.  The monitor attempts to get the “State” of the service, and alerts...