Public Beta of the Windows Server OS MP that supports Server 2008 R2 (aka Win7 Server) is now available!

Public Beta of the Windows Server OS MP that supports Server 2008 R2 (aka Win7 Server) is now available!

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Today we've released the following to our OpsMgr 2007 R2 TAP and MP Beta - Windows programs on Connect (http://connect.microsoft.com):

  • A public beta version of our next Windows Server OS MP release which provides support for Server 2008 R2 (aka Win7 Server), monitoring for logical disk fragmentation and various bug fixes
  • A known issues list for monitoring Server 2008 R2 with OpsMgr 2007 SP1.

If you are already a member of either of those programs then please feel free to deploy the MP, begin managing Server 2008 R2 systems, follow the steps in the evaluation guide included in the MP package, and send us feedback via Connect and any issues you encounter.

 

If you want to test this MP and start monitoring Server 2008 R2 systems then please contact us at the MP Customer Connection alias (mpcc@microsoft.com) and we will give you instructions on how to get access to this MP.

 

Important notes:

  • If you will be monitoring Server 2008 R2 systems with OpsMgr 2007 SP1 the hotfix rollup available at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/954049, which was released for Server 2008 RTM support, is still required. 
  • No hotfixes are required for OpsMgr 2007 R2 RC.
  • No operating system updates are required.
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