The System Center Operations Manager Support Team Blog

This is the OpsMgr 2007 blog for the Microsoft support team. If you were looking for the SCOM 2007 or MOM 2005 blog then you are in the right place.

The System Center Operations Manager blog has moved!

With the impending release of System Center 2012 Operations Manager, we thought now would be the...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 02/14/2012

New Application Performance Monitoring (APM) Forum

We have created a new forum under the Operations Manager forum category on TechNet for Application...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 02/09/2012

Release Candidate of System Center 2012 Integration Packs for Orchestrator Released!

Following the release of System Center 2012 Release Candidate, Microsoft is pleased to announce the...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 02/08/2012

Operations Manager Dynamic Group Examples

Here’s another cool article by Microsoft’s own Jeanie Decker that I found over in our TechNet...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 02/02/2012

System Center 2012 Operations Manager incorrectly reports that a restricted System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager action completed successfully

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published today. This one talks about an issue where a...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 01/31/2012

Potential integration issues with System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager and Operations Manager

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published today on VMM 2012 and SCOM. This one talks about a...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 01/30/2012

How to detect and troubleshoot frequent configuration changes in Operations Manager 2007

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published today on SCOM 2007. This one talks about...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 01/23/2012

Potential issues with VMM 2012/OpsMgr integration

Hi everyone, Alvin Morales here.  This article presents possible errors and issues you may...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 01/23/2012

Custom APM Rules for Granular Alerting

Michael wrote a post in August, about working with Alerts.  One of the key takeaways from that...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 01/23/2012

Microsoft Enterprise Product Roadmap Webcast

Please join us for a high level discussion into Microsoft software investments designed to cover...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 01/19/2012

Upcoming Learning Opportunities for System Center 2012

So - now that the Release Candidate of System Center 2012 is out and the general availbility is fast...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 01/18/2012

System Center 2012 RC Released & New Licensing Information

At the webcast this morning Satya Nadella, President of the Server and Tools Division, and Brad...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 01/17/2012

TechNet Virtual Lab: System Center Operations Manager 2012: Infrastructure and Application Performance Monitoring

Looking to get some hands-on lab work on how to do infrastructure and application performance...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 01/17/2012

Reminder: BIG Webcast - Transforming IT with Microsoft Private Cloud - Tomorrow Jan 17th

There is a really important web cast that is happening tomorrow that I wanted to remind you all...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 01/16/2012

Fix: System Center Operations Manager 2007 ACS reports return no more than 42 days of data

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published today on SCOM 2007.  This one talks about an...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 01/16/2012

APM object model

It has been a while since we posted some new information about APM in OpsMgr 2012. Michael wrote a...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 01/14/2012

How to create an OpsMgr 2007 diagnostic task for Unix/Linux services

Microsoft’s own Chandan Bharti posted another great article over on his personal blog about how to...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 01/12/2012

How to create a recovery task for Linux services in OpsMgr 2007

Microsoft’s own Chandan Bharti recently posted a great article over on his personal blog about how...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 01/11/2012

WinRM command fails with Access Denied, Error number: -2147024891 0x8007005

Here’s a new KB article we published today. This one describes an issue where the WinRM command...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 12/20/2011

The System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Config Service consumes 100% CPU for an extended amount of time

Here’s another KB article we published today. This one describes a problem where the SCOM 2007...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 12/15/2011

The System Center Operations Manager 2007 console may crash while setting the scale on a performance view

Here’s another KB article we published today. This one describes a problem where the SCOM 2007...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 12/13/2011

Deploying the System Center Operations Manager 2007 Linux Agent fails with "The certificate Common Name (CN) does not match"

Here’s another KB article we published today. This one describes a problem where deploying the SCOM...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 12/13/2011

Logical Disk free space alerts don’t show percent and MB free values in the alert description in OpsMgr 2007

Microsoft’s very own Kevin Holman just posted a great article over on his blog talking about an...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 11/29/2011

How to change the Operations Manager 2007 Admin group if the original was deleted from Active Directory

Here’s another KB article we published today.  This one describes how to change the Operations...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 11/28/2011

How are OpsMgr 2012 Dashboards different from Reports?

While reports are a good way to get data specific for a certain time period, customers like you...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 11/10/2011

Operations Manager 2012 Release Candidate is available

Check out the Server and Cloud Platform Blog post by David Mills! See...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 11/10/2011

Steps to import AVIcode 5.7 templates after upgrading to System Center 2012 - Operations Manager

Here’s another good KB article we published today that shows you how to import AVIcode 5.7 templates...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 10/27/2011

Migrating Operations Manager 2007 R2 Network Monitoring

Operations Manager 2012 network monitoring functions differently than it did in Operations Manager...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 10/24/2011

Operations Manager 2012 Dashboards – The Alert Widget

In a previous post, my co-worker Chris showed off our new Performance Widget and detailed how to...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 10/17/2011

Deploying System Center Operations Manager 2007 agents using the Install-Agent cmdlet fails with error 80070520

Here’s another good KB article we published today.  If you’re seeing error 0x80070520 when...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 10/17/2011

OpsMgr 2007 R2 now supports SQL 2008 R2 SP1

OM Community, System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 now supports SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1. Note: We...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 10/11/2011

Updated - System Center Monitoring Pack for Active Directory (AD)

Overview The Monitoring Pack for Active Directory (AD) provides both proactive and reactive...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 10/06/2011

Operations Manager 2012 Dashboards – The Performance Widget

In a previous post my friend and co-worker Dale introduced the new Dashboard capability in System...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 10/04/2011

New functionality in the Windows Server Core OS MP version 6.0.6957.0 by Cameron Fuller (MVP)

http://blogs.catapultsystems.com/cfuller/archive/2011/10/04/new-functionality-in-the-windows-server-...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 10/04/2011

How to remove old product connectors from System Center Operations Manager 2007

Just a quick heads up on a new KB article we published today: ===== Symptoms Removing an old product...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 10/04/2011

A System Center Operations Manager 2007 management server repeatedly logs 21042 events for agents on clustered servers

Just a quick heads up on a new KB article we published today: ===== Symptoms A System Center...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 10/03/2011

OpsMgr: MP Update: New Base OS MP 6.0.6957.0 adds Cluster Shared Volume monitoring, BPA, new reports, and many other changes by Kevin Holman

All thanks to Kevin Holman -some issues being reported – at least there are workarounds...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 10/03/2011

Update: Windows Server Operating System Management Pack for Operations Manager 2007

Windows Server Operating System Management Pack for Operations Manager 2007...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 09/30/2011

Setting up the Operations Manager Web Part

Setting up the Operations Manager Web Part Why would you want to do this? General Prerequisites...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 09/27/2011

Introducing Operations Manager 2012 Dashboards

As you’ve likely seen or heard, System Center Operations Manager 2012 contains significant...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 09/27/2011

SCOM 12 Sweepstakes Winners

Congratulations to our 2 SCOM 2012 Beta Survey Sweepstakes winners: Vedran Matica and Silvio Di...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 09/26/2011

Manageability: Ain't easy - by Dan Rogers (MOM)

If you know Dan Rogers from the Operations Manager forums and industry events in the OM space,...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 09/26/2011

Virtualization Career Training

Virtualization Career Training On Tuesday, October 4th Technical Evangelists Symon Perriman and Rick...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 09/22/2011

New Module Documentation

In our documentation for authoring Operations Manager management packs, we regularly reference the...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 09/22/2011

MP authoring and rules for performance collection in OpsMgr 2007

Hi everyone, Eddy Pacay here once again with some useful knowledge on MP Authoring and rules for...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 09/22/2011

What Gets Monitored with System Center Operations Manager 2012 Network Monitoring

There are many questions on which components of network devices are monitored for System Center...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 09/20/2011

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

Here’s a new OpsMgr 2007 KB article we published today. If you’re looking for some tips on hotfixes...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 09/20/2011

Setup and Upgrade in System Center Operations Manager 2012

For the Operations Manager 2012 release, we have made some big changes in the setup and upgrade...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 09/12/2011

PRO Tips alerts in Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manger 2008 R2 may display and then be automatically removed

Here’s a new SCVMM 2008/OpsMgr 2007 KB article we published this morning.  If you’re seeing an...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 09/07/2011

Standard Dataset Maintenance troubleshooter for System Center Operations Manager 2007

What is Standard Data Set Maintenance? Standard Data Set Maintenance is a workflow that runs against...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 09/06/2011

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