MMS 2009 S032 Session – Common Mistakes When Using Operations Manager and How To Avoid Them – Presentation Links

The following article provides a summary of the topics presented in the MMS session “Common Mistakes When Using Operations Manager and How to Avoid Them” and a reference for all links which were referenced within the presentation. These are sorted in alphabetical order by the main topic presented below.



AV Exclusions:


Authoring Management Packs:

Debugging Discovery failures:


Hotfixes with OpsMgr:

Hotfixes that didn’t really install:

What hotfixes to apply?

Hotfix Matrix:!A913F865098E0556!560.entry

Hotfix potential side-effects:

Automated deployment of hotfixes with ConfigMgr:!3D3B8489FCAA9B51!1285.entry


Management Packs:

Alert Storms:  

All-in-One environment for testing:!A231E4EB0417CB76!903.entry

Cleaning up the default MP:,  

SCCM/ConfigMgr and Performance counters:  

MP bugs:


Ops Databases:

Useful queries in the opsmgr database for Information gathering:

Modify grooming settings:!3D3B8489FCAA9B51!176.entry

Database maintenance:

Reducing retention periods:

Localized text table grows and does not clean up. This is fixed in R2:


Password Changes:

Challenges changing passwords for account in OpsMgr:


Resetting Monitors:

Reset all Monitors:   

Reset to green:


Root Management Servers & Management Servers:

Memory Examples for the RMS:!A231E4EB0417CB76!1180.entry

Moving the Operations Manager Folder:!A231E4EB0417CB76!1247.entry

RMS promotion:

Deploying agents using ConfigMgr:!3D3B8489FCAA9B51!1034.entry    

How many consoles are connected:

High Handle count KB:

Work-around for High Handle Count:!62A0019E9E556103!330.entry


Virtualization with OpsMgr:

Thoughts on what to virtualize:

Virtualization support policy:


Windows 2008:

5 part series for OpsMgr installation on Windows 2008:!3D3B8489FCAA9B51!768.entry)

UAC and OpsMgr:!A231E4EB0417CB76!1557.entry,

Installing Web console on 2008:

Windows 2008 with Hyper-V counter issues:!A231E4EB0417CB76!1318.entry  


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