News

The Manageability Team Blog

http://blogs.technet.com/smsandmom/default.aspx

 

The Deployment Guys

http://blogs.technet.com/deploymentguys

 

Certification Exam for Configuration Manager 2007 Now Available

The certification exam for Configuration Manager 2007 is now available through MS Learning. This exam will count towards the new requirements for the Systems Management Specialization for partners which will be updated later this year, so please encourage your partners to take this exam.

http://www.microsoft.com/learning/exams/70-401.mspx

 

MMS 2008 Registration is Open

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to attend the premiere IT event of the year

http://mms-2008.com/public/registration.aspx

 

Updated Operations Management Packs posted to System Center Catalog

Three updated Operations Manager 2007 Management Packs (MPs) have been released and posted to the System Center Catalog for download. These MPs include Exchange Server 2003, Windows System Resource Manager 2003 and 2000/2003 Active Directory.

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/scp/opsmgr07.aspx

 

Configuration Manager 2007 SDK Released

This software development kit (SDK) contains documentation and samples for developing Configuration Manager 2007 applications that integrate with the Configuration Manager console, the SMS Provider (server-side applications) and the client-side applications.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=064A995F-EF13-4200-81AD-E3AF6218EDCC&displaylang=en

 

 

Documents

 

SMS and Configuration Manager

Managing Windows XP Embedded Systems with ConfigMgr 2007

The ConfigMgr 2007 Advanced Client pre-requisites macro component for Windows XP Embedded installs components that support the ConfigMgr 2007 Advanced Client.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=9&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d7e7128f7-43d8-48d0-85bc-ca971e2fbc8a%26displaylang%3den

 

MOM and Operations Manager

Implementing System Center Operations Manager 2007 at Microsoft

Describes how the System Center Operations Manager (Ops Mgr) 2007 was implemented to improve the efficiency of infrastructure management and system health.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=25&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d120c0d6f-38bf-482b-bb15-421d66403430%26displaylang%3den

 

Creating Network-Aware Service Management

Read this short white paper on the integration of EMC Smarts and System Center Operations Manager 2007.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=28&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d6c86353f-a6c8-45a1-afa4-e52f135b0629%26displaylang%3den

 

System Center Operations Manager 2007 SP1 Videos

System Center Operations Manager 2007 is next version of Microsoft’s award winning event and performance monitoring solution Microsoft Operations Manager.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=29&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3df4bf4a65-2574-4bf9-b412-234aec418f04%26displaylang%3den

 

OpsMgr 2007 Key Concepts

This guide describes the key concepts required to understand Operations Manager. It describes modeling, how modeling is implemented in Operations Manager, and key changes between Operations Manager 2005 and 2007.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=45&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d3a633532-1dde-49b6-930f-7df50b69b77b%26displaylang%3den

 

Operations Manager 2007 Performance and Scalability Whitepaper

This document describes performance and scalability guidelines to consider when planning a Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 deployment.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=46&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3da1b7610d-3dbe-4e51-bcb3-446d50dadf14%26displaylang%3den

 

Other

System Center VMM Datasheet

Read this datasheet to find out about the benefits of Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=22&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3df10fb470-47d1-4808-833d-4ce79cd7e403%26displaylang%3den

 

SCVMM 2007 Library Maintenance with SCCM 2007

This white paper provides guidance and script samples for integrating System Center Configuration Manager 2007 and Virtual Machine Manager 2007 to provide automated software updates for virtual machines stored in a VMM library (offline).

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=3&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dc5abb19e-15b1-4692-b465-393584c592a0%26displaylang%3den

 

SharePoint 2007 and System Center Datasheet

Read this datasheet and find out how System Center solutions can help deploy, monitor, and protect Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=5&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3de9e7033d-d032-48b0-8fce-79956acb9b44%26displaylang%3den

 

Exchange 2007 and System Center Datasheet

Read this datasheet and find out how System Center benefits planning for, deployment of, and management of Exchange Server 2007.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=6&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3de63d0f58-969c-4e17-b691-55688a44f981%26displaylang%3den

 

System Center and SQL Server Datasheet

Get better management, standardized deployments, and data protection by using System Center products and solutions with Microsoft SQL Server 2008.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=7&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3decd62879-800b-4d14-aa14-60bac5590b5d%26displaylang%3den

 

Windows Server 2008 and System Center Datasheet

Find out how System Center solutions can work together to provide an integrated, end-to-end management solution for your Windows Server 2008 environment.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=8&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d4ce50d5f-72ff-4c25-bd2d-eb0191bf3b7f%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft and ITIL v3

This paper describes how Microsoft supports and extends the service life-cycle approach of the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL).

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=38&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dedcaad48-1414-4447-8b1a-a866a146565d%26displaylang%3den

 

Inside Microsoft - Running the IT Infrastructure at Microsoft

Inside Microsoft - Running the IT Infrastructure at Microsoft

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=43&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d8ae7be79-90be-48e6-b1ca-a8e3451af562%26displaylang%3den

 

SCCP 2007 Datasheet

Datasheet for SCCP 2007

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=44&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dca0b78d0-6bbf-4b33-b4ab-06c3829509bd%26displaylang%3den

 

How Microsoft IT Streamlined the SAP Unicode Conversion Process to Minimize User Impact and Enhance Performance

Data Protection Manager 2007 optimizes and speeds disk-based backup and recovery, delivers consistent data protection, and increases an IT organization’s operational efficiencies.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=47&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d565096cc-9c76-495e-b3e5-352d75438ed9%26displaylang%3den

 

 

Downloads

 

SMS and Configuration Manager

System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Software Updates Synchronization SuperFlow

The Software Updates Synchronization SuperFlow is a dynamic, interactive dataflow model that provides all of the information needed to understand the software updates synchronization process in Configuration Manager 2007. The SuperFlow also provides an animation for the process and resource files and links that provide information related to the process.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=1&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dd509a9f4-e397-4d0a-89bb-fa3d68b9e8be%26displaylang%3den

 

Configuration Manager 2007 SDK

Download this SDK to build plug-ins for the Configuration Manager 2007 console, to build automation scripts for batch processing to the SMS Provider, and to manipulate Configuration Manager 2007 client settings.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=4&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d064a995f-ef13-4200-81ad-e3af6218edcc%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft Windows Server 2000 Assessment Configuration Pack for Gramm-Leach Bliley Act (GLBA)

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to help you establish and validate a desired configuration for your Windows 2000 servers in order to support your Gramm-Leach Bliley Act compliance efforts.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=11&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d9fe205c9-dff6-4acd-b437-e33df2a991cd%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Assessment Configuration Pack for Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to help you establish and validate a desired configuration for your Windows 2003 servers in order to support your Federal Information Security Management Act compliance efforts.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=12&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3db6f61bdf-cb9c-4a1b-960d-3d99fca87837%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Assessment Configuration Pack for European Union Data Protection Directive (EUDPD)

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to help you establish and validate a desired configuration for your Windows 2003 servers in order to support your European Union Data Protection Directive compliance efforts.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=13&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d0d61b34c-b655-4e63-bddd-b809742d1e18%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Assessment Configuration Pack for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to help you establish and validate a desired configuration for your Windows 2003 servers in order to support your Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act compliance efforts.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=14&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d71c5619c-3b48-4fb5-91da-bd0ae8db63f1%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Assessment Configuration Pack for Gramm-Leach Bliley Act (GLBA)

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to help you establish and validate a desired configuration for your Windows 2003 servers in order to support your Gramm-Leach Bliley Act compliance efforts.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=15&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d7d86c340-03cb-4f3a-895e-d5a8dff7a440%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft Windows Server 2000 Assessment Configuration Pack for Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to help you establish and validate a desired configuration for your Windows 2000 servers in order to support your Federal Information Security Management Act compliance efforts.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=16&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d639100ae-6cfc-4812-882d-a3d718ff2d48%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007 MSIT Basic Configuration Pack for Configuration Manager 2007

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to manage your SharePoint Server 2007 server roles, and was developed based on settings used by Microsoft IT in the configuration of these server roles.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=17&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3da04acc13-b719-4f5c-9567-f865b05f73b6%26displaylang%3den

 

System Center Operations Manager 2007 Configuration Pack for Configuration Manager 2007

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to manage your Operations Manager 2007 server roles, and was developed based on recommendations from the System Center Operations Manager Product Group regarding the configuration of these server roles.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=18&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3de9643fd9-a184-431c-b807-de7561f92e89%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007 Configuration Pack for Configuration Manager 2007

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to manage your SharePoint Server 2007 server roles, and was developed based on recommendations from the Microsoft SharePoint Product Group regarding the configuration of these server roles.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=19&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3de67b8d7b-ec3a-46b8-8460-c8a34f0b2287%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server 2003 MSIT Basic Configuration Pack for Configuration Manager 2007

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to manage your SharePoint Portal Server 2003 server roles, and was developed based on settings used by Microsoft IT in the configuration of these server roles.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=20&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dc75d9d43-6293-4dbd-b1fd-14dcbfa6ec84%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft SQL Server 2000 MSIT Comprehensive Configuration Pack for Configuration Manager 2007

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to manage your SQL Server 2000 server roles, and was developed based on settings used by Microsoft IT in the configuration of these server roles.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=21&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dae5e69a9-357d-4a23-ba6d-35e4b84149f9%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft SQL Server 2000 MSIT Intermediate Configuration Pack for Configuration Manager 2007

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to manage your SQL Server 2000 server roles, and was developed based on settings used by Microsoft IT in the configuration of these server roles.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=22&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d33afd9c9-f0b7-4f0f-89ee-62859b7066fb%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server 2003 MSIT Intermediate Configuration Pack for Configuration Manager 2007

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to manage your SharePoint Portal Server 2003 server roles, and was developed based on settings used by Microsoft IT in the configuration of these server roles.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=23&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d0ddc1c1f-5d09-4b28-9868-de850e5e82be%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft SQL Server 2000 MSIT Basic Configuration Pack for Configuration Manager 2007

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to manage your SQL Server 2000 server roles, and was developed based on settings used by Microsoft IT in the configuration of these server roles.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=24&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dd702688f-7af1-4107-a70a-2a19f6afdcab%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Assessment Configuration Pack for Gramm-Leach Bliley Act (GLBA)

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to help you establish and validate a desired configuration for your SQL 2005 servers in order to support your Gramm-Leach Bliley Act compliance efforts.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=25&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dfe3a2b70-4ac7-49ee-ba18-748133feead1%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Assessment Configuration Pack for Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX)

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to help you establish and validate a desired configuration for your Windows 2003 servers in order to support your Sarbanes-Oxley compliance efforts.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=26&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dfe7308e4-a12b-4f47-a82c-3d04efec2613%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft Windows Server 2000 Assessment Configuration Pack for European Union Data Protection Directive (EUDPD)

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to help you establish and validate a desired configuration for your Windows 2000 servers in order to support your European Union Data Protection Directive compliance efforts.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=27&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d65dfe5d8-e867-4945-bb7d-e19b7e7e820f%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Assessment Configuration Pack for Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX)

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to help you establish and validate a desired configuration for your SQL 2005 servers in order to support your Sarbanes-Oxley compliance efforts.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=28&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d976df931-a3cf-40e3-802e-3281b1451835%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Assessment Configuration Pack for Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to help you establish and validate a desired configuration for your SQL 2005 servers in order to support your Federal Information Security Management Act compliance efforts.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=29&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d14862939-4bb0-4e26-b43a-a5953b484239%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Assessment Configuration Pack for European Union Data Protection Directive (EUDPD)

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to help you establish and validate a desired configuration for your SQL 2005 servers in order to support your European Union Data Protection Directive compliance efforts.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=30&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d7050d56c-7e5a-479f-b94c-419ede535608%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Assessment Configuration Pack for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to help you establish and validate a desired configuration for your SQL 2005 servers in order to support your Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act compliance efforts.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=31&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d312505ac-f51c-4642-9a36-78e6974bc5ee%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server 2003 MSIT Comprehensive Configuration Pack for Configuration Manager 2007

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to manage your SharePoint Portal Server 2003 server roles, and was developed based on settings used by Microsoft IT in the configuration of these server roles.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=32&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d2720df81-c585-42cf-af80-016e5786f53b%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Assessment Configuration Pack for Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to help you establish and validate a desired configuration for your SQL 2000 servers in order to support your Federal Information Security Management Act compliance efforts.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=33&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d79d68fb7-f471-4bf2-aefd-cd60c75546f0%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Assessment Configuration Pack for Gramm-Leach Bliley Act (GLBA)

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to help you establish and validate a desired configuration for your SQL 2000 servers in order to support your Gramm-Leach Bliley Act compliance efforts.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=34&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d83519002-4ed9-43f2-84e3-3ab1956a173e%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Assessment Configuration Pack for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to help you establish and validate a desired configuration for your SQL 2000 servers in order to support your Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act compliance efforts.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=35&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d24cd5c8f-e176-433d-b75d-18c06e5f6f76%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Assessment Configuration Pack for Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX)

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to help you establish and validate a desired configuration for your SQL 2000 servers in order to support your Sarbanes-Oxley compliance efforts.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=36&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dd8757847-8ba8-4de2-b7a6-b6f1f610a28c%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Assessment Configuration Pack for European Union Data Protection Directive (EUDPD)

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to help you establish and validate a desired configuration for your SQL 2000 servers in order to support your European Union Data Protection Directive compliance efforts.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=37&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d1629d04c-c5a5-4752-a06f-4bc4584ae1b7%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft Windows Server 2000 Assessment Configuration Pack for Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX)

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to help you establish and validate a desired configuration for your Windows 2000 servers in order to support your Sarbanes-Oxley compliance efforts.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=40&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d852469e5-f195-4c16-82d6-86b2cc915223%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Assessment Configuration Pack for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to help you establish and validate a desired configuration for your Exchange 2003 servers in order to support your Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act compliance efforts

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=41&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d12f480f7-4ef7-4573-bd37-4065bf45b8de%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Assessment Configuration Pack for Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to help you establish and validate a desired configuration for your Exchange 2003 servers in order to support your Federal Information Security Management Act compliance efforts.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=42&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dd0534cbe-753a-449e-81ca-c2237b6c18b8%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Assessment Configuration Pack for Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX)

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to help you establish and validate a desired configuration for your Exchange 2003 servers in order to support your Sarbanes-Oxley compliance efforts.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=43&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dc0e9de62-8c7a-4697-aec8-a31538177c8e%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Assessment Configuration Pack for European Union Data Protection Directive (EUDPD)

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to help you establish and validate a desired configuration for your Exchange 2003 servers in order to support your European Union Data Protection Directive compliance efforts.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=44&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d9babab34-c78d-4634-af3c-4164a20ee504%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Assessment Configuration Pack for Gramm-Leach Bliley Act (GLBA)

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to help you establish and validate a desired configuration for your Exchange 2003 servers in order to support your Gramm-Leach Bliley Act compliance efforts.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=45&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d4d3875ac-84c1-4e56-8886-a20f98dcd210%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 Assessment Configuration Pack for Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to help you establish and validate a desired configuration for your IIS 6.0 servers in order to support your Federal Information Security Management Act compliance efforts.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=46&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dfe44701d-11dc-44c6-a75c-102a692c490a%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 Assessment Configuration Pack for Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX)

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to help you establish and validate a desired configuration for your IIS 6.0 servers in order to support your Sarbanes-Oxley compliance efforts.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=47&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3ddb25b733-481c-49fa-9e18-62836d0c96be%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 Assessment Configuration Pack for Gramm-Leach Bliley Act (GLBA)

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to help you establish and validate a desired configuration for your IIS 6.0 servers in order to support your Gramm-Leach Bliley Act compliance efforts.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=48&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d1f68a273-728e-48d3-b2d0-1965905d8952%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 Assessment Configuration Pack for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to help you establish and validate a desired configuration for your IIS 6.0 servers in order to support your Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act compliance efforts.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=49&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d418e6a72-02c5-4949-8d85-010d2baec298%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 Assessment Configuration Pack for European Union Data Protection Directive (EUDPD)

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to help you establish and validate a desired configuration for your IIS 6.0 servers in order to support your European Union Data Protection Directive compliance efforts.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=50&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d0409ff6f-27aa-48a6-ab27-aa67e3b7bf33%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft Windows Server 2000 Assessment Configuration Pack for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

This configuration pack contains configuration items intended to help you establish and validate a desired configuration for your Windows 2000 servers in order to support your Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act compliance efforts.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=39&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d730d685d-5873-433e-ae99-476a6cca64ae%26displaylang%3den

 

MOM and Operations Manager

Exchange 2003 Management Pack

The Exchange 2003 Management Pack monitors Exchange 2003 deployments and monitors Exchange Server Back-end and Exchange Server Front-End systems (5000.11)

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=4&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d9ff454f4-6d34-4fb9-9e0b-f5b68c6edc4f%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft Windows System Resource Manager 2003 Management Pack

This management pack for Operations Manager 2007 supports monitoring for Windows System Resource Manager 2003. Requires OpsMgr 2007 MOM 2005 Backward Compatibility MP Update 6.0.5000.16

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=5&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d8bbf0f86-9717-4b39-b652-c4648e7413c1%26displaylang%3den

 

System Center Operations Manager 2007 SDK Documentation

The System Center Operations Manager 2007 SDK documentation includes information that explains how to programmatically automate and extend Operations Manager 2007 features.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=6&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3da16bd9c0-55a4-4a65-ba7f-f876158be0c3%26displaylang%3den

 

Print Server 2000/2003 MP for SC Ops Mgr 2007

Provides Print Server performance and health monitoring on Windows® 2000 and later Operating Systems. Requires OpsMgr 2007 MOM 2005 Backward Compatibility MP Update 6.0.5000.1 (or higher).

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=7&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d35d1fece-867b-4a0c-8642-57e84e327018%26displaylang%3den

 

System Center Authoring Console (Release Candidate)

Right on the heels of Operations Manager 2007 SP1, download the System Center Authoring Console Release Candidate.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=8&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d6c8911c3-c495-4a03-96df-9731c37aa6d7%26displaylang%3den

 

System Center Operations Manager 2007 SP1 Documentation

This download contains documentation for System Center Operations Manager 2007 SP1.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=9&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dd826b836-59e5-4628-939e-2b852ed79859%26displaylang%3den

 

Antigen 9.0 Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager 2007

This Antigen 9.0 management pack for Operations Manager 2007 supports the 9.0 versions of Microsoft Antigen for Exchange or Microsoft Antigen for SMTP Gateways. Requires OpsMgr 2007 MOM 2005 Backward Compatibility MP Update 6.0.5000.16

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=10&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d72cda2c2-6dbd-4c70-bfcc-d2c8c6e459d3%26displaylang%3den

 

Rights Management Services 2003 Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager 2007

This RMS management pack for Operations Manager 2007 supports monitoring for Right Management Services 2003. Requires OpsMgr 2007 MOM 2005 Backward Compatibility MP Update 6.0.5000.16

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=11&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d9bac6b25-eae9-4cbd-9912-4b67d20e8adb%26displaylang%3den

 

SQL Server 2000/2005 Management Pack

The SQL Server 2000/2005 Management Pack monitors Microsoft SQL Server 2000 and SQL Server 2005.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=12&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d8c0f970e-c653-4c15-9e51-6a6cadfca363%26displaylang%3den

 

Windows Server Automated Deployment Services 2003 Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager 2007.

This management pack for Operations Manager 2007 supports monitoring for Server Automated Deployment Services 2003. Requires OpsMgr 2007 MOM 2005 Backward Compatibility MP Update 6.0.5000.16

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=13&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dc3c32aae-7995-4fd4-9f81-d87133f8d167%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft Commerce Server 2007 Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager 2007

This management pack for Operations Manager 2007 supports monitoring for Commerce Server 2007. Requires OpsMgr 2007 MOM 2005 Backward Compatibility MP Update 6.0.5000.16

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=14&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d62acfddb-3152-4ab7-92f0-43b5fd96fef2%26displaylang%3den

 

Server Performance Advisor 2003 Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager 2007

This SPA management pack for Operations Manager 2007 supports monitoring for Server Performance Advisor 2003. Requires OpsMgr 2007 MOM 2005 Backward Compatibility MP Update 6.0.5000.16

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=15&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d5e7f575b-14c9-48f3-b76a-c839242727f4%26displaylang%3den

 

Password Change Notification Service 2003 Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager 2007

This PCNS management pack for Operations Manager 2007 supports monitoring for Data Password Change Notification Service 2003. Requires OpsMgr 2007 MOM 2005 Backward Compatibility MP Update 6.0.5000.16

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=16&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d56c96f3b-3f89-4adc-b469-2d96d4e2efce%26displaylang%3den

 

AD Management Pack 2000/2003 Management Pack

The AD Management Pack monitors Windows Server 2000 and 2003 Domain Controllers, as well as providing a Client Perspective monitoring of an AD deployment.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=1&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d008f58a6-dc67-4e59-95c6-d7c7c34a1447%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 MP for Microsoft SC Ops Mgr 2007

The Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 (ConfigMgr) Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager 2007. This Management Pack helps administrators manage and administer Configuration Manager 2007 servers.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=2&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3de4cd1a68-b6b6-483b-9663-be3be8484328%26displaylang%3den

 

Operations Manager 2007 Service Pack 1

The high level themes of Operations Manager SP1 are to make the product easier to support, easier to use, and easier to deploy. Using this package you can upgrade an existing OpsMgr 2007 installation to Service Pack 1.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=20&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dede38d83-32d1-46fb-8b6d-78fa1dcb3e85%26displaylang%3den

 

Operations Manager 2007 Service Pack 1 Eval

System Center Operations Manager 2007 Service Pack 1 is the end –to-end service management solution that is the best choice for Windows because it works seamlessly wit Microsoft software and applications helping you increase efficiency while enabling greater control of your IT environment

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=21&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dc3b6a44c-a90f-4e7d-b646-957f2a5fff5f%26displaylang%3den

 

Ops Manager 2007 and Windows Server 2008 Datasheet

Read this datasheet to find out how Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 delivers best-of-breed, end-to-end monitoring and management of your Microsoft Windows infrastructure.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=23&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d75cea55b-204f-497e-b75f-ec57c4b27aa0%26displaylang%3den

 

Windows Server Update Services 3.0 Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager 2007

This management pack for Operations Manager 2007 supports monitoring for Server Update Services 3.0.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=26&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d5913af83-965a-4db1-b657-25bbccddcf7d%26displaylang%3den

 

Data Protection Manager 2006 Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager 2007

This DPM management pack for Operations Manager 2007 supports monitoring for Data Protection Manager 2006. Requires OpsMgr 2007 MOM 2005 Backward Compatibility MP Update 6.0.5000.16

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=27&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3da3e0a46d-aad9-4ebf-9ce8-c5242d0e596c%26displaylang%3den

 

Windows Client 2000/XP OS Management Pack

Microsoft Windows Client 2000/2003 Operating System provides the fundamental monitoring basics for computers running the Windows Client 2000 and XP Operating System.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=31&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3df55f1803-eae6-4ed5-b2d2-9e1adf98e325%26displaylang%3den

 

System Center Operations Manager 2007 Management Pack Update

The Microsoft System Center Operations Manager Management Pack update is an update to the previously released System Center Operations Manager 2007 Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager 2007. This update addresses few enhancements, updated content for rules and monitors and bug fixes.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=32&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d0d7fc438-4eb9-496e-a664-54d43a577576%26displaylang%3den

 

Windows Server 2000/2003 OS Management Pack

Microsoft Windows Server 2000/2003 Operating System provides the fundamental monitoring basics for computers running the Windows Server 2000 and 2003 Operating System.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=33&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d3529d233-5e3e-4b51-8f66-5d6f27005ec3%26displaylang%3den

 

WSS 2.0 (2003) Management Pack

The Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 Management Pack monitors the Windows SharePoint Services application on Windows Server 2003.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=34&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d3c6c7a37-82cb-46c4-a300-902d184c9d96%26displaylang%3den

 

Terminal Services 2000/2003 Management Pack

The Terminal Services Management Pack monitors the individual Terminal Services components on Windows Server 2000 and 2003.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=35&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d1428ecfd-8c3e-4779-a383-4c491d2684f3%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft Information Worker Management Pack

The Microsoft Information Worker Management Pack monitors the health, reliability, and performance of Microsoft Office applications and certain Microsoft Windows applications.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=36&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dd898d5fe-1ff2-4c91-abbe-63adc3bfa1c4%26displaylang%3den

 

SPS 2003 Management Pack

The SharePoint Portal Server 2003 Management Pack monitors the SharePoint Portal Server 2003 Management Pack application on Windows Server 2003.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=37&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3ddb3e6fb0-880e-4086-bdef-1d45327f6a84%26displaylang%3den

 

IIS 2000/2003 Management Pack

The IIS Management Pack monitors Internet Information Services on Windows Server 2000 and 2003 systems.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=38&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dd351bca8-182b-4223-8c9e-627e184ba02b%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft® System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 Management Pack for Microsoft® Operations Manager 2005

The DPM Management Pack monitors the state of data protection and recovery for DPM servers and protected computers. It monitors key health and performance indicators on DPM servers.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=40&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3db55e4072-01c4-42d9-8cf6-050b631f6d50%26displaylang%3den

 

Microsoft® System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 Management Pack for Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007

The DPM Management Pack monitors the state of data protection and recovery for DPM servers and protected computers. It monitors key health and performance indicators on DPM servers.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=41&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dfe7b09bd-cef0-4b96-9ffd-910e6be7fcea%26displaylang%3den

 

SharePoint Monitoring Toolkit

This Solution Accelerator provides a set of System Center Ops Manager 2007 Management Packs for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (including SP1). The Toolkit also includes user documentation for each of the Management Packs.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=42&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3de4600fd9-f53d-4ded-88bf-6bb1932794f9%26displaylang%3den

 

Other

Business Desktop Deployment 2007

Business Desktop Deployment 2007 provides planning, building, and technical guidance, templates, and scripts to facilitate deployment of Windows Vista® and the 2007 Microsoft® Office system. This release includes updates to support Windows Vista SP1 in addition to previously supported platforms.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=2&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d13f05be2-fd0e-4620-8ca6-1aad6fc54741%26displaylang%3den

 

SharePoint Capacity Planning Tool

Performance models for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) 3.0

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=10&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3ddbee0227-d4f7-48f8-85f0-e71493b2fd87%26displaylang%3den

 

 

Events/Webcasts

Manageability Webcast Home

A list of all archived and upcoming Manageability Webcasts is available at:

 

IT Manager Webcast: How Microsoft IT Uses System Center Configuration Manager 2007 to Extend Network Health (Level 200) - Wednesday, April 02, 2008 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)

In this webcast you will learn how Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 ensures that computers connecting or communicating on the network meet the organization's requirements for system health. By Implementing it, Microsoft IT is able to enforce security and compliance, as well as target policies to specific forest and domains within Microsoft

IT Manager Webcast: How Microsoft IT Uses System Center Configuration Manager 2007 to Extend Network Health

 

TechNet Webcast: Overview of the Next Version of System Center Virtual Machine Manager Beta (Level 200) - Friday, April 25, 2008 8:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)

Want to learn more about the new version of Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager? Are you interested in both Hyper-V and VMware management? In this webcast, we review the new version of System Center Virtual Machine Manager. Topics we cover include management of Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V, Windows Server 2008 clusters, and VMware ESX Server . We give a technical overview of the new features in System Center Virtual Machine Manager and provide a live demonstration of the product. Do not miss this chance to get a sneak peak at the new Microsoft virtualization management offering.

TechNet Webcast: Overview of the Next Version of System Center Virtual Machine Manager Beta

 

 

New KB's

 

SMS and Configuration Manager

Execution requests may remain in the WaitingDisabled state after a task sequence that uses operating system deployment is run in System Center Configuration Manager 2007

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=945306

 

Inventory data is not completely removed after you delete a system resource in System Center Configuration Manager 2007

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=946518

 

The SMS 2003 Service Pack 3 OSD Feature Pack Update contains an old version of Wimgapi.dll file

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=945714

 

How to enable console usage and CAL reports in System Center Configuration Manager 2007 and in Systems Management Server 2003

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=947686

 

You may have to restart the computer when you install the security update that Microsoft Knowledge Base article 933579 describes

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=949447

 

Internet-based clients in System Center Configuration Manager 2007 may be unable to run software distribution advertisements on the Internet

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=950023

 

You experience issues in the Configuration Manager console when you try to configure connections for Internet clients in System Center Configuration Manager 2007

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=950024

 

MOM and Operations Manager

WMI does not work correctly after you install the Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 agent on a Dell computer

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=948730

 

Description of the mode that GSM modems must support to work with SMS notifications in System Center Operations Manager 2007

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=946433

 

Error message when you configure Agent Exception Monitoring to use a remote file share in System Center Operations Manager 2007: "A file share could not be created"

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=946435

 

How to move the OperationsManager database from a computer that is running SQL Server 2005 to another computer that is running SQL Server 2005

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=946424

 

How to disable the use of certificates that are imported by using the MOMCertImport.exe tool in System Center Operations Manager 2007

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=946437

 

The mouse pointer disappears and the mouse rotation operation is unpredictable in System Center Operations Manager 2007

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=949446

 

You cannot add required permissions to the share when you run the "fix permissions" task in System Center Operations Manager 2007

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=949450

 

System Center Operations Manager 2007 Reporting installation fails on a Windows Server 2008 computer if IIS 6.0 Management Compatibility is not installed

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=949455

 

You are not prompted that a computer is shut down after the Maintenance Mode window expires in System Center Operations Manager 2007

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=946426

 

AEM does not work when the management server action account is a low-permission account in System Center Operations Manager 2007

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=948559

 

Error message when you install the System Center Operations Manager 2007 reporting feature: "SRS Server Validation Error"

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=946418

 

The Client Monitoring Configuration Wizard fails with an unknown error that occurs together with the 80FF002B code when you enable the client monitoring feature in System Center Operations Manager 2007

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=949449

 

The state calculation may be delayed when a new group or a distributed application is created in System Center Operations Manager 2007

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=949453

 

The ScheduleFilter module is removed from a rule in System Center Operations Manager 2007

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=949451

 

Event 4618 is logged when you use the AdtSetup.exe program to update an Audit Collection Services installation in System Center Operations Manager 2007

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=949452

 

Error message when you try to open a report from a link in the scheduled report e-mail notification in System Center Operations Manager 2007: "An internal error occurred on the report server"

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=949454

 

Other

Description of the Data Protection Manager 2007 hotfix package: January 9, 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=946647

 

Agent approval problems may occur when you run System Center Essentials 2007 in Service Provider mode

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=939606

 

Issues that are fixed in System Center Essentials 2007 Service Pack 1

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=949389

 

Updates cannot be distributed to managed hosts, or you cannot import updates directly from partners when you import updates from partner catalogs in System Center Essentials 2007

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=937467

 

The System Recovery Tool in System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 cannot create recovery points when the protected server is a passive node of a cluster or when the protected server has multipath I/O disks

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=947788

 

How to install a System Center Essentials 2007 agent on a computer that is running ISA Server 2006 or ISA Server 2004

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=946423

 

Error message in System Center Operations Manager 2007 or in System Center Essentials 2007: "The setup wizard was interrupted before System Center Operations Manager 2007 could be installed" or "The client has been disconnected from the server"

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=949448

 

The "Retention range" value for long-term protection is incorrectly saved in the System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 Administration console

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=948607