News

Premier

OpsVault — Operate and Optimize IT

http://www.opsvault.com

Microsoft Premier Support UK - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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

General

Steve Rachui's Manageability blog - ConfigMgr/OpsMgr - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

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

System Center WebLog by Russ Slaten - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

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

The Manageability Guys - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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

Microsoft Server and Cloud Platform Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

http://blogs.technet.com/b/server-cloud/

Insufficient data from Andrew Fryer - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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

Configuration Manager & SMS

The Configuration Manager Support Team Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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

The Deployment Guys - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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

System Center Configuration Manager Solutions - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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

Carlos Santiago's Manageability Blog - Configuration Manager - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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

Michael Niehaus' Windows and Office deployment ramblings - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

http://blogs.technet.com/b/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 System Center Operations Manager Support Team Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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

Kevin Holman's System Center Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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

Jonathan Almquist on Operations Manager

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

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

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

Emre's OpsMgr Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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

MPAuthor - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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

Orchestrator

System Center: Orchestrator Engineering Team Blog

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

Other

System Center: Virtual Machine Manager Engineering Team Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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

The Microsoft Application Virtualization Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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

The Out Of Band Management Support Team blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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

Documents

Operations Manager & MOM

Cumulative Update 6 for System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 is available

This article contains a complete description of changes that are contained in Cumulative Update 6 for Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2.
Cumulative Update 6 for Operations Manager 2007 R2 includes all previous cumulative updates for Operations Manager 2007 R2 and includes all cross-platform updates.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2626076

Downloads

Cumulative Update 6 for System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 is available

To download Cumulative Update 6 for Operations Manager 2007 R2, go to the following Microsoft Download Center website:

Download Cumulative Update 6 for System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2

Monitoring Pack for System Center 2012 - Service Manager

This System Center Monitoring Pack for System Center 2012 - Service Manager should be used to monitor System Center 2012 - Service Manager and includes monitors for the management server as well as the Data Warehouse server. In this release of the management pack, the Data Access Service, Health Service, Configuration Service, and workflows are monitored.

http://systemcenter.pinpoint.microsoft.com/en-US/applications/monitoring-pack-for-system-center-2012-service-manager-12884942434

Windows Server Operating System Monitoring Management Pack

The Windows Server Operating System management pack consists of the following five management packs: Microsoft Windows Server Library, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Discovery, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Monitoring, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, and Microsoft Windows 2000 Server. The Microsoft Windows Server management packs monitor the performance, health, and availability of Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2003, 2003 R2 and Windows 2000 Server.

http://systemcenter.pinpoint.microsoft.com/en-US/applications/windows-server-operating-system-monitoring-management-pack-12884901987

Monitoring Pack for Server App-V

This management pack monitors a Server App-V v1.0 environment.

http://systemcenter.pinpoint.microsoft.com/en-US/applications/monitoring-pack-for-server-app-v-12884942728

Events/Webcasts

None this Month

New KB's

Configuration Manager & SMS

Microsoft Systems Management Server 1.2 Standard Edition: SMS: How to Use SMS 1.2 and SMS 2.0 to Deploy Windows NT 4.0 SP6a

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/238315/en-US

Operations Manager & MOM

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007: Operations Manager AD Replication Monitoring generates "Invalid Script Parameter Configuration" error

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2722619/en-US

Orchestrator

Microsoft System Center 2012 Orchestrator: Unable to deploy Integration Pack for .NET from Orchestrator Integration Toolkit to Orchestrator Runbook Server

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2716246/en-US

Other

Microsoft System Center Service Manager 2010 R2: System Center Service Manager installation fails with SQL version related error

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2719717/en-US