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August, 2007

  • Low-bandwidth Scenarios

    We have received a couple of customer inquires regarding the use of Operations Manger 2007 in a low-bandwidth scenario. These issues deal with a situation where the Management Server in one site (Site A) is separated from its agents in another site (Site...
  • If you install OpsMgr 2007 Reporting and then install secondary MS then it will not be able to write DW data as profiles are not created

    I just realized that we had not created a KB article for this issue so I thought I would blog about this issue while the KB article is in the process of being published. Issue: If you install reporting and then install a secondary MS then it will not...
  • Trouble with targeting?

    There's been some confusion about the concept of "targets" in Operations Manager 2007. If you're familiar with object-oriented modeling or programming, you can think of a target as a class. In more general terms, targets are how you tell Operations Manager...
  • Re-Promote Clustered Root Management Server

    Scenario: The clustered Root Management Server goes down you need to promote another Management Server in the Management Group to become the Root Management Server and when the cluster comes back online you can re-promote the cluster. This was a disaster...
  • Performance Rules and Default Thresholds

    Last week Jonobie Ford blogged about ways to pull out monitors and rules. If you’re interested in performance rules and default thresholds associated in a Management Pack (Base OS, IIS and SQL) you should check out blog updates that Boris Yanushpolsky...
  • Migration Guide Coming Soon

    Chis Fox has almost completed the Operations Manager 2007 Migration Guide. It should be out the week after next. Here is a preview of the TOC: Introduction to the Operations Manager 2007 Migration Guide MOM 2005 to Operations Manager 2007...
  • ACS Sizing Guidance In Progress

    I am in the process of updating the Operations Manager 2007 Performance and Scalability white paper to include ACS sizing guidance. When completed in a couple weeks, it will be posted to the Download Center ( http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details...
  • Two items regarding the Gateway Server

    In the past week I have received two queries from customers that I want to share. The first is that when you use the Gateway Approval Tool, it will attempt to write data to the Operations Manager database. Ensure that the account you log in with to...
  • Boris Yanushpolsky's OpsMgr Toolbelt

    http://blogs.msdn.com/boris_yanushpolsky/ Boris has been authoring some really good utilities like Override Explorer, Proxy Enable (bulk computers), and Override Creator. If you are an OpsMgr Admin, you need to check back at his site often. My name...
  • Get all Monitors and Overrides for a Management Pack

    If you'd like to see outputs of a Management Pack's monitors and overrides (in addition to seeing a list of all rules ), those are also easy to pull out using the Command Shell. For monitors, you use this command: get-monitor -managementPack name ...
  • Get a List of Management Pack Rules with PowerShell

    Did you know you can use PowerShell to create an Excel list of all of the rules in your imported Management Packs? It's pretty easy -- just follow these steps: On your Management Server, open the Command Shell by clicking Programs -> System Center...