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This is the OpsMgr 2007 blog for the Microsoft support team. If you were looking for the SCOM 2007 or MOM 2005 blog then you are in the right place.

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  • Blog Post: Using SiteName when deploying gateways to help manage alerts

    The Systems Center Operations Manager 2007 team blog has a great post on using SiteName when deploying gateways to help manage alerts in case you haven’t seen it.  This one comes from Rob Kuehfus and he includes a high level overview as well as a link to the detailed steps: When deploying the Operations...
  • Blog Post: Tips for using OEM Deployment Tools

    Steve Rachui has a great post on an issue he ran into using a couple deployment packs from IBM and Dell.  He includes his resolution as well so if you’re using any of these you might want to check this out: OEMs (currently Dell and IBM) provide deployment packs that plug into the OSD feature of...
  • Blog Post: Deploying System Center Operations Manager 2007 agents using the Install-Agent cmdlet fails with error 80070520

    Here’s another good KB article we published today.  If you’re seeing error 0x80070520 when trying to deploy the OpsMgr agent then this one is for you: ===== Summary Deploying agents from the Operations Manager Shell using the Install-Agent cmdlet results in error 0x80070520 (ERROR_NO_SUCH_LOGON_SESSION...
  • Blog Post: OpsMgr 2007 R2 now supports SQL 2008 R2 SP1

    OM Community, System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 now supports SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 . Note: We will have the Supported Configuration posted in the next few weeks to make this more official, but feel free to go ahead and install it. Thanks! Nishtha ...read more
  • Blog Post: Do you have a question or need help with Operations Manager?

    Are you looking for a forum or newsgroup where you can get help with OpsMgr?  Would you like to provide feedback to the Operations Manager product team?  Or maybe you have a critical issue and need to contact one of our Support Engineers?  If so then your first stop should be the Operations...
  • Blog Post: System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 now supports SQL Server 2008 SP2

    Quick heads up! The Supported Configurations Statement for OM2007R2 has been updated to support SQL Server 2008 SP2 .  We now support the following roles on SQL Server SP2: Operations Manager database Data Warehouse database Audit Collections database ...read more
  • Blog Post: Updated Infrastructure Planning and Design Guides: WDS and OpsMgr 2007 R2

    The Infrastructure Planning and Design team has released two updated guides for deployment and operations: Windows Deployment Services and System Center Operations Manager. These guides, updated to reflect the features and functionalities of Windows Server® 2008 R2 and System Center Operations Manager...
  • Blog Post: TechNet Virtual Lab: System Center Service Manager 2010 Setup and Deployment

    Language(s): English. Product(s): Microsoft System Center. Audience(s): IT Generalist. Duration: 90 Minutes Event Overview The high level steps you will be exercising in this lab are: reading about various topologies, getting an overview of the sizing tool, and reading about the system requirements,...
  • Blog Post: SCOM 2007 R2 and SP1 now supports SQL Server 2005 SP4

    OM Community, System Center Operations Manager 2007 SP1 and System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 now supports SQL Server 2005 SP4 .  Note: We will have the Supported Configuration and a KB article posted in the next few weeks to make this more ...read more
  • Blog Post: TechNet Webcast: Operations Manager 2007 R2 Deployment and Upgrade Best Practices

    Here's another cool webcast that actually occurred last month but you can still view it online in case you missed it. We get quite a few questions about how to deploy and upgrade to System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 so if this is something you have planned then this is a great place to start....
  • Blog Post: Updated momclean Reskit tool for OM2007R2

      I noticed on the forums someone was having trouble using this with the R2 release.  Here is an updated version of the momclean tool to use for uninstalling OM2007R2 when traditional methods have failed.  Note: None of the command line ...read more
  • Blog Post: Trouble with setup due to SQL not being detected?

    If you have run into issues during setup where you know that you have a supported version of SQL running on your machine but setup in unable to detect it, you may have hit a SQL WMI provider issue. In OpsMgr 2007 R2, this shows up as the SQL Server requirement ...read more
  • Blog Post: Topology changes in System Center 2012 Operations Manager (Overview)

    OM Community, In this blog post, I will explain the changes made to the Operations Manager 2012 infrastructure topology.  The purpose of this post is not to do a deep technical explanation on how some of these new features work but more of an overview ...read more
  • Blog Post: Schedule Maintenance Mode Reskit Tool Info

      I have a quick update on the Schedule Maintenance Mode RESKIT Tool, also some information \ best practices. Best Practices: Do not go beyond 20 Jobs scheduled.  Anything over this will start to place too much load on your Root Management Server ...read more
  • Blog Post: Deploying the System Center Operations Manager 2007 Linux Agent fails with "The certificate Common Name (CN) does not match"

    Here’s another KB article we published today. This one describes a problem where deploying the SCOM 2007 Linux Agent fails with "The certificate Common Name (CN) does not match" due to a certificate issue: ===== Symptoms Attempting to deploy the System Center Operations Manager 2007 Linux Agent...
  • Blog Post: What’s new in OpsMgr 2007 R2 Deployment and Upgrade

    The Operations Manager product team blog just posted some great information on what you need to know about upgrading and deploying System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2.  Some of the big changes include: Operations Manager R2 now supports OM database roles running on SQL 2008 with SP1. ...
  • Blog Post: AEM ADMX File for OpsMgr 2007 R2

    Given that there have been requests to support an ADMX format group policy file for Agentless Exception Monitoring ( AEM ) I generated an unofficial one that the community can use for now. The ADMX file provided here has gone through very limited testing ...read more
  • Blog Post: Setup and Upgrade in System Center Operations Manager 2012

    For the Operations Manager 2012 release, we have made some big changes in the setup and upgrade areas to make the deployment experience more simple, intuitive, and easy to use. In this post, I’m going to go through some of the major changes in the ...read more
  • Blog Post: OpsMgr by Example: Agent Deployment using ConfigMgr

    Looks like there's a new installment in the OpsMgr by Example series over at http://ops-mgr.spaces.live.com/Blog/ and this time they take a look at deploying agents using ConfigMgr 2007.  I have the intro and a direct link below: ======== We return to our OpsMgr by Example series with a discussion...