Monthly Archives: July 2008

Adding Network Devices with PowerShell – a question on the blog

We received a question from someone whose mail settings did not allow a reply (see http://ops-mgr.spaces.live.com/default.aspx?_c01_BlogPart=blogentry&_c=BlogPart&handle=cns!3D3B8489FCAA9B51!541). The question was: I have a small question about "Adding Network Devices with PowerShell" that you write about in your book.In your example you … Continue reading

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OpsMgr and Anti-Virus Configurations

SUMMARY Most organizations run anti-virus (AV) software on their servers and workstations to detect and fix computer viruses. However, running antivirus software on server software systems such as Operations Manager can cause data corruption and have a detrimental effect on … Continue reading

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Managing Small Business Server (SBS) 2008

In May 2008, Microsoft released public previews (Release Candidate 0, known as RC0) for new two server products: Essential Business Server (EBS) 2008 Small Business Server (SBS) 2008 Our blog article earlier in July (http://ops-mgr.spaces.live.com/Blog/cns!3D3B8489FCAA9B51!576.entry) focused on EBS; this article … Continue reading

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OpsMgr Answer This: Do I use classes or groups?

We continue our "OpsMgr Answer This" series with a discussion on the new class-based architecture in Operations Manager 2007. To focus the topic on specific questions, we looked at the following areas: When I select to override a rule or … Continue reading

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Moving the Root Management Server role – the ManagementServerConfigTool Utility

Chapter 12 of System Center Operations Manager 2007 Unleashed discusses ManagementServerConfigTool.exe as a tool to move the RMS component. Because of the unique role the RMS has in an OpsMgr 2007 management group, you always want to have a disaster … Continue reading

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Microsoft Windows Essential Business Server 2008: EBS and System Center

We (and Microsoft) told you to expect Essentials everywhere! In May 2008, Microsoft made available for public preview two significant new server products: Small Business Server (SBS 2008) Essential Business Server (EBS 2008) SBS 2008 and EBS 2008, previously known … Continue reading

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