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Microsoft Windows Key Management Service Management Pack for Operations Manager 2007 v2 Released

Microsoft Windows Key Management Service Management Pack for Operations Manager 2007 v2 Released

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image The Key Management Service is used to activate computers running Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008. Each activation request is logged on the KMS host. The KMS Management Pack collects data from the event logs of defined KMS hosts, and monitors those hosts for availability. This monitoring provides visibility into the activation traffic and the license status of volume activation clients on the network. This management pack monitors uptime and operational health of the KMS host(s) under management.

Feature Summary

  • Health of the KMS host
    • Service Installed
    • Service has no access to DNS server
    • Server has a valid license
    • Service is running
  • Key Management Service product
    • Activation count insufficient
    • Activities are idle
  • Expanded support
    • Enables support for non-Windows KMS applications
    • Extends support for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
Release History
  • July 25, 2008 - Initial release, version 6.0.6278.9.
  • Sep. 16, 2009 - Update release, version 6.0.7234.0, extended support for newer OS and decommissioned reports.

To read more and to download the new version visit http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=A330D876-C965-4433-AFDF-7C61A9126FB3&displaylang=en&displaylang=en

J.C. Hornbeck | Manageability Knowledge Engineer

Comments
  • What does "decommissioned reports" mean. After upgrading to the new version of the KMS MP, all of my KMS reports are gone. Is there no reporting in the current version?

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