Patrick Egloff's WebLog

Tipps & Tricks, News, Information and more on Microsoft's Management Products like MOM, System Center and other interesting topics.

Patrick Egloff's WebLog

  • Announcing Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 Beta 2

    Microsoft just announced the public availability of System Center Operations Manager 2007 Beta 2 . This is the first beta of the new verison of MOM "going public". You can read the Beta 2 FAQs @ http://www.microsoft.com/mom/evaluation/beta/opsmgrfaq...
  • Worldwide Soccer "Fever"

    Something not really related to the standard topics on this blog (although some similarity to MOM is there by the fact that it is important to always know what is going on in both operations management and here): The soccer worldcup is just a few days...
  • Network Information Management Pack Membership

    Following-up on my post from last week: The limit for project members has been extended for the Network Connection Information MOM Management Pack on gotdot.net. Existing requests will be granted soon and new requests can placed as before. Patrick...
  • Network Connection Information MP Project FULL

    Wow, I am amazed in the interested in my Network Connection Information MOM Management Pack on gotdot.net It's one of the top projects in the MOM group, and I have reached the default project member limit. Therefore: Applications for project membership...
  • Some Blog Links

    Sorry if it has been rather quiet here - I'm pretty busy supporting a local telco preparing the public launch of the IPTV Edition of Microsoft TV (more on that in the near future) For those wanting some recommendations on blogs I check daily: ...
  • MMS Day 2 Announcements

    The second day of the Microsoft Management Summit kicked-off with Kirill Tatarinov key note, looking back on what we have achieved in Microsoft System Center product line so far and what's on the roadmap for the next 18 months You can watch a replay...
  • MMS Day 1 Announcements

    The Microsoft Management Summit opened earlier today in San Diego. You can watch Bob Muglia's key note @ http://www.microsoft.com/winme/0604/27755/MMS_Conference_General_Session_Keynote_MBR.asx He's key note was all around the following four promises...
  • MOM Hints & Tipps: Multiple View Panes

    Like to view as much information as possible in the MOM Operator Console? Need to view event data at the same time as performance data? The MOM Operator console allows you to have multiple view panes - a future I've not seen used too often. Either...
  • Microsoft Management Summit 2006

    The Microsoft Management Summit 2006 is coming up soon. The event takes place April 24-28 in sunny San Diego, CA and registration is open @ https://www.mms2006.com/ Having worked at our booth last year in Las Vegas, I can highly recommend attending...
  • MOM: Featured Group on gotdotnet.com

    Maybe not new to some of you but still worth mentioning from time to time: There is a featured group on MOM 2005 on gotdotnet.com. Here's the direct Link Any since yesterday my Network Information Management Pack is listed there as well. Thanks...
  • Updated Network Connection Information MOM Management Pack

    Just a quick note: There's an updated version of the Network Connection Information MOM Management Pack available on gotdotnet.com which fixes a minor bug with WINS server detection and changes the schedule to update the information every 12 hours. This...
  • MOM Network Information Management Pack

    Knowing details about network connections on your servers can be important in various scenarios. Did you ever ask yourself "Hmm, could it be that wrong DNS servers configured on this adapter could cause these problems?" or something similar? MOM already...
  • MOM Hints & Tipps: The Roles Tab

    A great feature in the MOM Operations Console which often get's overlooked: The Roles tab You can get a lot of useful information for a specific computer out of this tab. What is available depends on the management packs installed and their implementation...
  • Swiss Microsoft Systems Management Event 2006

    Today our local Swiss Systems Management Event 2006 took place at the World Trade Center in Zurich. With more than 100 attendees, the event was a broad success. Besides presentations on our Dynamic Systems Initiative (giving by my colleage Markus Klein...
  • Sign-up for the Swiss Systems Management Event 2006

    Have you heard of our Swiss Systems Management Event 2006? If not, check out our website at http://www.microsoft.com/switzerland/technet/de/event_systemsManagement.mspx . This full day event will take place on February 22, 2006 in the World Trade...
  • Starting my own blog

    Ok, here it is: My first blog post. Wonder what to expect here? Why I’m doing this here? Who I am? > Then check out the About section of my blog. I’ll try to post frequently and incorporate your feedback. Please let me know what you like, what...