Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010
Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 enables businesses to align security and management to improve endpoint protection while greatly reducing operational costs. It builds on System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2 and R3, allowing you to use your existing client management infrastructure to deploy and manage endpoint protection. Download both trials and discover their combined benefits.
Configuration Manager & SMS
Steve Rachui’s Manageability blog – ConfigMgr/OpsMgr
System Center WebLog by Russ Slaten
The Configuration Manager Support Team Blog
The Deployment Guys
System Center Configuration Manager Solutions
Carlos Santiago's Manageability Blog - Configuration Manager
Michael Niehaus' Windows and Office deployment ramblings
Paul Thomsen at myITforum.com
Jeff Gilbert's Web blog at myITforum.com
Operations Manager & MOM
The Operations Manager Support Team Blog
Kevin Holman's OpsMgr Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs
Jonathan Almquist on Operations Manager - Site Home - TechNet Blogs
Jimmy Harper’s Operations Manager Bog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs
System Center Virtual Machine Manager
The App-V Blog
The Out of Band Management Support Team Blog
Tweets from the Ops manager team
Notification of new Management Pack Releases as they happen.
Security Compliance Manager
The Microsoft Security Compliance Manager provides centralized security baseline management features, a baseline portfolio, customization capabilities, and security baseline export flexibility to accelerate your organization’s ability to efficiently manage the security and compliance process for the most widely used Microsoft technologies.
Forefront Endpoint Protection Server Health Management Pack
The Forefront Endpoint Protection Server Health Management Pack monitors health of the FEP servers and alerts on server health changes. As most of FEP functionality is based on Configuration Manager infrastructure, this MP only monitors two standalone components: 1) SQL agent job that copies data from Configuration Manager database to FEP Data Warehouse 2) FEP alerting service Management Pack also alerts on events in Windows Event Log that indicate error conditions of FEP Server.
Forefront Endpoint Protection Security Management Pack
The Forefront Endpoint Protection Security Management Pack provides real-time monitoring of your Forefront Endpoint Protection clients by using System Center Operations Manager. Alerts can be configured for virus activity, firewall downtime, or update failures. In addition to real-time event monitoring, the Forefront Endpoint Protection Security Management Pack also provides automated response capabilities to remediate security related issues.
Lync Server 2010 Group Chat management pack
The Lync Server 2010 Group Chat management pack monitors the Group Chat Server event logs to detect any issues with the following Group Chat Server roles (Channel service, Lookup service, and Compliance service).
Configuration Manager Dashboard
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Dashboard lets customers track application and operating system deployments, security updates, the health status, and IT compliance with key regulations—with an easy to use, customizable Web interface. Because the Dashboard is built on Windows® SharePoint® Services, IT staff can access information without using the Configuration Manager console.
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 On-Demand Webcasts
Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) On-Demand Webcasts
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 On-Demand Webcasts
Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 On-Demand Webcasts
Microsoft System Center Overview On-Demand Webcasts
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Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007: System Center Configuration Manager 2007 clients running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 reboot even though deployment management settings are configured to suppress reboots
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007: System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Hotfix Installation Guidance
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2: The second Search paths may not discovered when you enable the Active Directory System Discovery method or the Active Directory User Discovery method that runs on a System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 site server
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007: OpsMgr 2007: Backup programs may fail to backup the event log when the 64-bit agent is installed
Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2007: How System Center Data Protection Manager works with EFS encrypted files
Microsoft System Center Service Manager 2010: Improperly configured views in the Service Manager 2010 console generate the error "An error occurred while loading the items"