Monthly Archives: June 2007

OpsMgr by Example: Configuring Baselines

We are starting a series of “OpsMgr by Example” blog posts. The intent is to provide both the 5,000 foot/meter perspective on what to do and show the details for a particular type of tuning performed in an example deployment.This first one is … Continue reading

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Moving the OperationsManager Database to a new Drive on the Same System

We’ve talked about moving the OpsMgr database from one SQL Server to another machine, but what if you want to keep it on the same server but need to move it to another drive? You may decide you want to … Continue reading

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TechEd 2007: Architecting Solutions Using Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007

Kerrie and Cameron co-presented at TechEd 2007. The video is available at mms://techedmsftwm.fplive.net/techedmsft/2007/ARC311.wmv. In the presentation we discuss what’s new in OpsMgr 2007, Methodology, Server Roles/Components, Simple and Complex Operations Manager Architectures, The Six Key Questions, SCCP Demo, Case Studies, … Continue reading

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Moving the Operations Database

Moving the Operations Database In earlier versions of OpsMgr, Microsoft provided instructions for moving the operational database to another database server (see http://support.microsoft.com/kb/917894 and http://support.microsoft.com/kb/297771). This information is not yet available for Operations Manager 2007, so we are providing the following … Continue reading

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Modifying grooming settings for the OpsMgr databases

Modifying grooming settings for the OpsMgr databases OpsMgr 2007 includes three databases: Operational, Data Warehouse, and the ACS database (assuming you have implemented ACS). We discuss how to change the grooming settings for each. Operations database The Operational database is … Continue reading

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Estimating Database Sizes for OpsMgr 2007

Ok, so you want to have an idea how large your Operations Manager databases are going to be. And you want it to be a little more exact than “larger than a gigabyte, smaller than a terabyte.” We have been … Continue reading

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Unable to delete Agentless Systems

Issue: Cannot delete Agentless Managed Systems from Operations Manager 2007 Symptom: Agentless systems cannot be removed from the Operations Console -> Administration -> Agentless managed node. Errors generated in the Operations Event log when the attempted delete occurs Error Message: … Continue reading

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