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Operations Manager Management Pack Development Kit

Applies To: Operations Manager 2012, System Center Operations Manager 2007

Welcome to the Management Pack Development Kit for Operations Manager. The purpose of this development kit is to provide the management pack author with the information necessary to design and build a management pack intended for monitoring an application by using Operations Manager.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee533840.aspx

http://blogs.technet.com/b/mpauthor/archive/2011/09/21/new-module-documentation.aspx

Premier

OpsVault — Operate and Optimize IT

http://www.opsvault.com/

Microsoft Premier Support UK - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

http://blogs.technet.com/b/mspremuk/

Configuration Manager & SMS

Steve Rachui’s Manageability blog – ConfigMgr/OpsMgr

http://blogs.msdn.com/steverac/

System Center WebLog by Russ Slaten

http://blogs.msdn.com/rslaten/

The Configuration Manager Support Team Blog

http://blogs.technet.com/configurationmgr/

The Deployment Guys

http://blogs.technet.com/deploymentguys

System Center Configuration Manager Solutions

http://blogs.technet.com/mwiles/

Carlos Santiago's Manageability Blog - Configuration Manager

http://blogs.technet.com/carlossantiago/

Michael Niehaus' Windows and Office deployment ramblings

http://blogs.technet.com/mniehaus/

Paul Thomsen at myITforum.com

http://myitforum.com/cs2/blogs/pthomsen/default.aspx

Jeff Gilbert's Web blog at myITforum.com

http://myitforum.com/cs2/blogs/jgilbert/default.aspx

Operations Manager & MOM

The Operations Manager Support Team Blog

http://blogs.technet.com/b/operationsmgr/

Kevin Holman's OpsMgr Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

http://blogs.technet.com/b/kevinholman/

Jonathan Almquist on Operations Manager - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

http://blogs.technet.com/b/jonathanalmquist/

Jimmy Harper’s Operations Manager Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

http://blogs.technet.com/b/jimmyharper/

Brian Wrenn on OpsMgr MP Authoring – Site Home – TechNet Blogs

http://blogs.technet.com/b/mpauthor/

Other

The Manageability Guys

http://blogs.technet.com/b/manageabilityguys/

System Center Virtual Machine Manager

http://blogs.technet.com/b/scvmm/

The App-V Blog

http://blogs.technet.com/b/appv/

The Out of Band Management Support Team Blog

http://blogs.technet.com/oob/

Tweets

Operations Manager & MOM

@OpsMgr

Tweets from the Ops manager team

@MPReleases

Notification of new Management Pack Releases as they happen.

@MS_SystemCenter

We are the System Center Support team. We support App-V, ConfigMgr, DPM, MED-V, Opalis, OpsMgr, Server App-V, Service Manager, SCE, SCVMM, WSUS and more.

@system_center

The folks at Microsoft who work on the System Center family of products and solutions.

Downloads

System Center Monitoring Pack for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse Appliance

This Monitoring Pack for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW) Appliance provides capabilities to discover, monitor, and manage your SQL Server PDW appliances. The management pack simplifies the monitoring process for PDW.

http://systemcenter.pinpoint.microsoft.com/en-US/applications/system-center-monitoring-pack-for-microsoft-sql-server-2008-r2-parallel-data-warehouse-appliance-12884926406

Events/Webcasts

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 On-Demand Webcasts

http://www.microsoft.com/events/series/technetmms.aspx?tab=webcasts&id=42364#42364

Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) On-Demand Webcasts

http://www.microsoft.com/events/series/technetmms.aspx?tab=webcasts&id=42363

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 On-Demand Webcasts

http://www.microsoft.com/events/series/technetmms.aspx?tab=webcasts&id=42365

Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 On-Demand Webcasts

http://www.microsoft.com/events/series/technetmms.aspx?tab=webcasts&id=42555

Microsoft System Center Overview On-Demand Webcasts

http://www.microsoft.com/events/series/technetmms.aspx?tab=webcasts&id=42366

If you have questions or feedback, contact us.

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032454027&culture=en-US

New KB's

Configuration Manager & SMS

Microsoft Systems Management Server 1.2 Standard Edition: SMS: Ismif16.exe From Command Line Allows No Spaces In Field

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/200002/en-US

Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003: SMS 2003 Advanced Client takes lots of time to download many policies

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/895539/en-US

Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003 Service Pack 3: 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

Operations Manager & MOM

Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) 2005: Error message when you try to download a file by using the Background Intelligent Transfer Service: "Content file download failed"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/922330/en-US

Microsoft Operations Manager 2000 Enterprise Edition: You may not see the same event description in MOM 2000 that you see in Event Viewer

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/295859/en-US

Microsoft System Center Essentials 2010: An update has been released to resolve issues where System Center Essentials updating Windows 7 SP1-based computers with locally published content may fail with error 0x80070570

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2607070/en-US

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007: Agent Health Tips and Fixes for System Center Operations Manager 2007

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2616936/en-US

Other

Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2007: Error when you use Data Protection Manager 2007 to protect a SQL Server database: "0x80990D11"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970642/en-US

Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2010: Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2010 Interoperability Hotfix for Centralized Management with System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 Beta

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2581742/en-US

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TRM contributor this month was Rob Bird.