PSS Manageability Official Blog

  • Stop: 0x0000007B (0xF7CB0524, OxC0000034, 0x00000000, 0x0000000) when using BDD 2007 and XP sp 2 image

    Ran into this problem the other day and came accross this solution. We were using Dell Precision machines (390, 650, and 670) with SATA or SCSI drives This failure occurs while capturing the image after the reboot due to missing mass storage drivers....
  • Several MP's being refreshed to support SQL 2005 Reporting Services

    The following existing management packs have been refreshed to support SQL 2005 Reporting Services. Microsoft Application Center MOM 2005 MP.msi Microsoft Exchange Server MOM 2005 MP.msi Microsoft Print Server MOM 2005 MP.msi Microsoft...
  • Support for SMS 2.0 ending soon

    It's been a good run but all good things come to an end! :) SMS 2.0 mainstream support will end as of March 2006 so hopefully those still running an SMS 2.0 heirarchy are in full scale upgrade mode moving to SMS 2003!
  • Understanding SMS Client Side Software Installation Security

    Following is the draft of another article I have written and submitted to technet magazine for publication. This is not yet published so am including the draft here. Understanding SMS Client Side Software Installation Security When configuring...
  • MOM 2005 solution accelerators overview

    Recently, I published an article in Technet magazine that reviews several of the available solution accelerators for MOM 2005. That article in draft form is attached. Solution accelerators in MOM 2005 offer MOM admins additional support, technology and...
  • SMS R2 update

    As of this post the SMS 2003 R2 update is in beta. This update is basically an enhancement to allow SMS administrators the ability to publish software updates for non Microsoft software that may be running in their environment along with the ability to...
  • MOM Reporting server hardware replacement

    Question: Is there a procedure to move MOM Reporting server to another server (Hardware replacement and different computer name) ? The following is a way to do this: 1) If you have any custom reports, export them. 2) Uninstall MOM Reporting....
  • SMS 2003 OS Deployment Feature Pack FAQ

    Does the feature pack support deploying servers? No. OSD does not officially support deploying servers, it was designed for use with client deployment scenarios. Servers will be fully supported in the next version of SMS. What is the licensing...
  • 4918 Errors after applying SMS 2003 SP 2

    You upgrade to SMS 2003 SP2 without extending the schema (remain at SMS SP1 schema) and now you start seeing 4918 errors from the site component manager. SMS will work without the SP 2 schema extension (with no support for FQDN) but it will log many messages...
  • Welcome

    This is the official PSS blog for Microsoft Manageability Support. Topics here will include SMS, MOM and SCRM. The content on this blog will be posted by the various team members of manageability PSS supporting these various technologies. Some of the...