System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 Management Pack Guide

Applies To: Operations Manager 2007, Operations Manager 2007 R2, Virtual Machine Manager

The System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) 2008 R2 Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager 2007 or System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 monitors availability of all components of VMM and the availability, health, and performance of all virtual machines and virtual machine hosts that VMM manages.

The VMM 2008 R2 Management Pack enables the integration of Operations Manager with VMM and monitors the health of virtual machines running on Hyper-V and Virtual Server. In VMware Infrastructure 3 (VI3) environments that are managed by using VMM, this management pack also monitors the health of virtual machines running on VMware ESX Server.

The VMM 2008 R2 Management Pack is tightly integrated with VMM 2008 R2 to implement the following features:

  • Comprehensive health monitoring of virtual machines

  • Performance and Resource Optimization (PRO) in VMM

  • VMM reports

  • Diagram views available from the VMM Administrator Console

Document Version

This guide was developed for VMM 2008 R2 Management Pack version 2.0.4271.0.

Revision History

Release Date Changes

August 2009

Original release of this guide

Getting the Latest Management Pack and Documentation

You can find the VMM 2008 R2 Management Pack in the System Center Operations Manager 2007 Catalog (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=82105).

The VMM 2008 R2 Management Pack Guide is posted on the Management Pack Guides for Server Products site (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=120279).