image Updates to the Exchange Management Packs for Operations Manager 2007 are now available on the Management Pack Catalog.

Changes in This Update:

The following list contains the issues that are fixed in version 6.0.6702.0 of the Exchange Server 2003 Management Pack.

· Fixed issues in product knowledge articles.

· Fixed issue with version number for Exchange Server 2003 discovery. The discovery now checks the registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Exchange\setup\newestbuild for a range of version numbers that are greater than or equal to 6944 and less than 9000.

· Added missing descriptions.

· Changed default time-out value to 300 seconds for the following discovery rules:

· Exchange 2003 Topology Discovery

· Exchange 2003 Database Discovery

· Exchange 2003 Active Sync Discovery

· Exchange 2003 Outlook Mobile Access Discovery

· Exchange 2003 Outlook Web Access Discovery

· Exchange 2003 Queue Discovery

· Exchange 2003 Server Role attribute Discovery

· Exchange 2003 Mailflow Discovery

· Changed default time-out value to 300 seconds for the following monitors and rules:

· SSL should be enabled

· Log Files Truncated Monitor

· SMTP Queues Monitor

· Performance Collection Rule for Exchange ActiveSync logon latency

· Performance Collection Rule for MAPI logon latency

· Performance Collection Rule for Outlook Mobile Access logon latency

· Performance Collection Rule for Outlook Web Access logon latency

· Performance Collection Rule for Mail flow receiver

· Event Collection Rule for Publish_ExMP_Data

· Check Mailbox Store Monitor

· Check Services Monitor

· Check Services Frontend Monitor

· Disk Space Monitor

· Disk Space Monitor (Three States)

· Exchange Active Sync Monitor

· Exchange MAPI Logon Monitor

· Outlook Mobile Access Monitor

· Outlook Web Access Monitor

· Exchange Mail Flow Monitor (Receiver Part)

· Exchange Mail Flow Monitor (Sender Part)

· Query local Domain Controllers

· Fixed sort in alert views.

· Changed display name for class Microsoft.Exchange.ApplicationComponent from “Exchange Component” to “Exchange Application Component” to differentiate it from the class Microsoft.Exchange.ExchangeComponent.

· Fixed issue where topology discovery would fail when an Exchange Server did not have an agent installed. The topology discovery script now only discovers agent-managed Exchange servers, and each agent discovers only itself. The topology script needs to be enabled on all Exchange servers in order to see a complete topology.

· Fixed an issue with some performance rules failing to collect data.

You can access the updated MP here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=9FF454F4-6D34-4FB9-9E0B-F5B68C6EDC4F&displaylang=en&displaylang=en

J.C. Hornbeck | Manageability Knowledge Engineer