System Center 2007 Management Pack for TFS 2008

(For context: System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) allows provides monitoring, troubleshooting, audit collection, and reporting for any server workload or application, including the base operating system, system hardware, and other management agents)


Enter the new TFS 2008 Management Pack for System Center Operations Management 2007 to help you, yes, manage and monitor exposed services of your TFS instance. It is designed to proactively monitor quality and availability of TFS services and even automate recovery in some scenarios.

Feature Summary

· Auto discovery of TFS components

· Leverages ASP.NET MP and SQL MP

· Implements containment hierarchy reflecting logical architecture of the Product

· Implements a proper health model using Monitors

· Contains tasks, diagnostic and recovery for certain failures

· Events indicating service outages

· Alerts indicating configuration issues and connected data source changes

· Verification that all dependant services are running

· Targeted running of BPA against TFS Servers from Operator Console


As TFS is a critical component of development organisations this is a welcome arrival - your IT pros will thank you :-)