At long last - the Availability Reporting MP is now available for download from micrososft.com!
The Microsoft Operations Manager 2005 Availability Reporting Management Pack collects and analyzes data from the event logs of your servers, and generates reports that you can study to improve server availability and reliability. You can identify the causes for planned and unplanned downtime and take preemptive actions to decrease downtime in the future.Availability Reporting uses a number of metrics to provides data that you can view and customize to suit the needs of your IT organization. Each type of report includes tables or graphs with information about the availability and reliability of servers in your environment. You can input parameters, such as specific periods of time, to filter the data presented in the reports. Availability Reports provide detailed and specific availability and reliability information for several Microsoft applications. For applications not currently supported, Availability Reporting provides basic availability and reliability statistics at the operating system level. In such cases, Availability Reporting measures whether the operating system is running but does not measure whether applications are running.
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Hey Travis, I installed the Availability Management Pack, but when I try to bring it up in the reporting console, I get the following error. Any ideas?
An error has occurred during report processing. (rsProcessingAborted) Get Online Help
Query execution failed for data set 'UIDReport'. (rsErrorExecutingCommand) Get Online Help
Invalid object name 'MRAS_ReportFriendlyName'.
Hi There seems to have been quite a lot issues with this MP and it seems to have withdrawn from the download area.
But why haven't there been any official MS comments?