Update: the final Visio 2007 Add-in is now available - these links to the beta are obsolete. See http://blogs.technet.com/b/momteam/archive/2009/07/31/visio-2007-add-in-for-operations-manager-2007-r2-released.aspx.
The Visio Add-in for System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 combines the strengths of two applications widely used in enterprise IT to simplify the creation of customized graphical dashboards showing the health of an environment. Examples of such diagrams include showing objects by geography overlaid on a map, by location in a datacenter or building, by role in a logical view of an application or by topology for complex distributed applications such as Exchange or Active Directory.
The Visio Add-in has the following features:
Download the Visio add-in at https://connect.microsoft.com/Downloads/DownloadDetails.aspx?SiteID=446&DownloadID=17995.(To get access to this release, apply to participate in the "Operations Manager Public Beta" at https://connect.microsoft.com/SelfNomination.aspx?ProgramID=2249&pageType=1&SiteID=446.)
Update (4 May 2009): if you select "Other Class..." and get an empty dialog box (no management packs or classes listed) see the workaround in the attached User Guide.
Check out the attached User Guide for instructions and some sample documents you can make combnining Visio and Operations Manager 2007 R2 and below:
Source: System Center Operations Manager blog The Visio Add-in for System Center Operations Manager 2007
Cool! Not as slick as Savision LiveMaps, but a good start!
Feed: www.contoso.se Posted on: Saturday, April 25, 2009 10:07 AM Author: Anders Bengtsson Subject: Visio
Another great Microsoft Management Summit. So many news items I'll try and sum it up in a few lines
To learn more about the Visio Add-in for System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 , check out the video
Some tools that have been released recently that should be checked out. Notification Test Tool I've