Virtualization | Data Centers | Storage

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March, 2009

  • Toolbox Recommendation - Mobile Admin 4.2

    One of the biggest paradigm shifts in operations management was the move from a server-centric / reactive strategies to service-centric / proactive monitoring solutions such as those OpsMgr 2007 clearly provides. One of the challenges I have faced is...
  • When you try to enable, disable, or update Hyper-V technology, the process stops responding (…hangs at 53% forever…)

    Just wanted to point out KB article 950792 ( http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;950792 ). If you are moving to production Hyper-V in an HP environment, keep this handy.
  • Working with Views

    Once you complete the configuration for integration of SCVMM and OpsMgr, the first thing that jumps put is a set of new views: Virtual Machine Manager 2008 and Virtual Machine Manager 2008 Views. What i quickly noticed is it is not that easy to readily...
  • Configuring OpsMgr with SCVMM 2008 – VMM Service Account

    If your SCVMM and OpsMgr environments are distributed, it is important to make sure the virtual machine service runs under a dedicated domain account and not Local System. Otherwise, you will receive the following message when you try to specify the RMS...
  • Change of Topic

    It’s been a terrific run and the community support for System Center Operations Manager has never been stronger. I've been fortunate to be engaged in much virtualization work including advanced monitoring with SCVMM and OpsMgr. Unfortunately I simply...
  • Extend OpsMgr Reach with Mobile Admin

    Extend your IT Reach with Mobile Admin I've been testing Mobile Admin and wanted to share with the community. I will be posting a follow up review in a few days. : http://www.roveit.com/trial/ About Mobile Admin Mobile Admin enables the...