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The Operations Manager 2007 Design Guide Is Now Available

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Operations Manager 2007 Design Guide

Watch & Download Podcasts and Videos from Microsoft Management Summit 2007

http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/casestudy.aspx?casestudyid=201533

Downloads

Try the new System Centre Operational Manager 2007 Virtual Labs

See how Operations Manager 2007 helps you ease operations and improve your planning capabilities.

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/traincert/virtuallab/systemcenter.mspx

System Center Operations Manager 2007 Technical Walkthrough

Want to get a better understanding of how to architect, deploy, administer, and operate Operations Manager 2007? Walk through this online course designed to help you get ramped up on using Operations Manager 2007.

http://www.microsoft.com/systemcenter/opsmgr/evaluation/techwalk/index.html

Planning a MOM 2005 Deployment? Read the Core Infrastructure Optimization Implementer Resource Guide

Find out how server monitoring and control practices using MOM 2005 fit in the all-up Infrastructure Optimization Model to help optimize your core infrastructure and service management.

http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=87113&clcid=0x409

Events/WebCasts

Deploying System Center Configuration Manager 2007 (Level 200)

Monday, July 2, 2007 1:00 P.M.–2:30 P.M. Pacific Time

While Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 is very similar to Microsoft Systems Management Server in many regards, there are a few new issues you need to take into consideration when planning for and deploying System Center Configuration Manager 2007 effectively. In this session, we cover the prerequisites, in addition to the new setup process, site systems, and client deployment methods that you need to know about to execute a successful deployment.
Presenter: Wally Mead, Senior Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation

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TechNet Webcast: Deploying System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Clients (Level 300)

Friday, July 6, 2007 1:00 P.M.–2:30 P.M. Pacific Time

Successfully implementing Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager requires detailed planning, and it is important to understand that planning process. While System Center Configuration Manager 2007 is very similar to Microsoft Systems Management Server, there are a few new issues you need to take into consideration when planning for and deploying System Center Configuration Manager 2007 clients effectively. Once deployment of the System Center Configuration Manager 2007 site is complete, it is necessary to prepare the infrastructure for deploying and upgrading clients. In this session, we cover the various methods of deploying clients in System Center Configuration Manager 2007. We discuss the prerequisites, in addition to the new client deployment methods that you need to know about to execute a successful deployment.
Presenter: Wally Mead, Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation

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TechNet Webcast: Monitoring with System Center Operations Manager 2007 (Level 200)

Monday, July 9, 2007 1:00 P.M.–2:30 P.M. Pacific Time

In this session, we discuss the new features and benefits of monitoring in Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007. We begin by reviewing how monitoring is done in Microsoft Operations Manager 2005, and then we look at some monitoring fundamentals in System Center Operations Manager 2007. We also explore the new diagnostic and recovery functionality included in System Center Operations Manager 2007. We conclude this session by describing how groups and overrides work in System Center Operations Manager 2007.
Presenter: John Weston, IT Pro Evangelist, Microsoft Corporation

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TechNet Webcast: Security and Enterprise Features of System Center Operations Manager 2007 (Level 200)

Monday, July 16, 2007 11:30 A.M.–1:00 P.M. Pacific Time

In this session, we provide an overview of the new features in Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 and describe how they can help satisfy key security and enterprise scenarios. Join us as we explore the following topics in System Center Operations Manager 2007:

· Core infrastructure optimization (IO).

· Upfront, built-in security design.

· Your security monitoring tool.

· Advances in enterprise capabilities.

Presenter: John Baker, IT Pro Evangelist, Microsoft Corporation

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TechNet Webcast: System Center Operations Manager 2007 Technical Overview (Level 200)

Monday, July 23, 2007 11:30 A.M.–1:00 P.M. Pacific Time

In this webcast, we look at the next version of the Microsoft management product, Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007. There are a number of the enhancements from Microsoft Operations Manager 2005; we cover many of these, including a basic description of the installation process. We follow that up with a look at some of the new monitoring features. We also describe the new security and enterprise features, before exploring the new client monitoring and reporting functionalities. This session is designed to provide a high-level overview of each of the new functional areas and the enhanced feature set in System Center Operations Manager 2007. Our intent is not to dive into great depth for any one feature area, but rather to introduce each feature and refer you to a more in-depth presentation on each area.
Presenter: John Baker, IT Pro Evangelist, Microsoft Corporation

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New KB’s

KB934758: A graphic that contains a red X may appear instead of an image after you perform a sort action in a Systems Operations Manager 2007 report

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/934758/en-us

KB934759: The System Center Operations Manager 2007 Prerequisite Checker indicates that ASP.Net is not installed, even though Microsoft .Net Framework 2.0 is installed

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/934759/en-us

KB933987: Error message when you try to import a management pack by using the System Center Operations Manager 2007 Operations Console or the System Center Essentials Console: "OutOfMemoryException"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/933987/en-us

KB934756: How to test notification settings after you configure e-mail notifications for a recipient or for a subscription in Operations Manager 2007

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/934756/en-us

KB934757: Error message when you click Record after you start the Web Application Editor in Operations Manager 2007: "The requested lookup key was not found in any activation context"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/934757/en-us

KB934757: Error message when you try to install a management agent in Operations Manager 2007: "Unknown error 0x80072971"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/934760/en-us

KB936219: Error message when you try to install System Center Operations Manager 2007 Reporting: "The wizard was interrupted before Operations Manager 2007 could be installed"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/936219/en-us

KB937826: How to upgrade the 180-day evaluation version of System Center Operations Manager 2007 to the full product version

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/937826/en-us

KB937627: When you try to install Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 Reporting, the installation is unsuccessful

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/938627/en-us

KB932812: When you try to install Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 or you try to install Microsoft System Center Essentials 2007, the Setup Welcome page appears to be empty

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/932812/en-us

KB936221: The Run As Account that you create in System Center Operations Manager 2007 or in System Center Essentials 2007 does not run a task successfully

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/936221/en-us

KB936220: How to change the credentials for the OpsMgr SDK Service and for the OpsMgr Config Service in Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/936220/en-us

KB937292: Error message when you run the Operations Manager Prerequisite Viewer for the Server component: "Microsoft.interop.security.azroles.dll is not registered in the global assembly cache"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/937292/en-us

KB936579: The Operations Manager Audit Collection Service does not start and Event ID 4668 is logged after you install Audit Collection Server from a read-only source

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/936579/en-us

KB937882: After you install SMS 2003 SP3, the Wmiprvse.exe process may generate high CPU usage on client computers during hardware-inventory operations

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/937882/en-us

KB933988: SMS 2003 Advanced Clients select only one distribution point when an advertised package is available on multiple distribution points

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/933988/en-us

KB937634: Resource Explorer does not display processor data for client computers that run hardware inventory after you upgrade the primary site server to SMS 2003 Service Pack 3

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/937634/en-us

KB938093: Systems Management Server 2003 does not update the policy entries in the database to reflect the changes in the Sms_def.mof file

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/938093/en-us

KB937743: Systems Management Server 2003 Site Backup task does not run on the day that the daylight saving time (DST) change occurs

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/937743/en-us