Monthly Archives: December 2008

OpsMgr by Example: Agent Deployment using ConfigMgr

We return to our OpsMgr by Example series with a discussion of deploying the OpsMgr Agent. Scenario: If you’re looking for an automated way to provision new systems into management and monitoring solutions without human intervention, you will want to … Continue reading

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Deploying Operations Manager 2007 in Highly Available and Distributed Enterprise Environments

Andy Dominey, of System Center Operations Manager 2007 Unleashed fame and a contributor to this blog, has completed a white paper on best practices and considerations for designing a highly available OpsMgr 2007 infrastructure. Andy has quite a bit of … Continue reading

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WOW – Ops-Mgr blog with 250,000 Hits!

It was only at the end of August 2008 that this blog crossed the 200,000 hit mark (see http://ops-mgr.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!3D3B8489FCAA9B51!772.entry). Today we are very excited to report we have over 250,000 page views to date. Thank you once again to everyone who has … Continue reading

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Fix for SQL Server Management Pack version 6.0.6441.0

Version 6.0.6441.0 of SQL Server Management pack, which includes support for monitoring SQL Server 2008 databases, was released to Microsoft’s Management Pack catalog October 29th of this year. It has since been discovered that the discovery scripts fail to discover … Continue reading

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Using Watcher Nodes with Synthetic Transactions

We’ve been asked by several (see http://ops-mgr.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!3D3B8489FCAA9B51!858.entry) about how to use watcher nodes to run synthetic transactions created withVBScript. Here’s an approach: Create a group, add the watcher node(s) to the group and target the monitor to the group. Note … Continue reading

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