Category Archives: MOM 2005

MOM 2005 Unleashed – a nice review

If you haven’t migrated to OpsMgr 2007 yet, you may want to consider purchasing Microsoft Operations Manager 2005 Unleashed – there’s a very nice review at http://www.left-brain.com/tabId/65/itemId/1588/Microsoft-Operations-Manager-2005-Unleashed.aspx. (The book can be ordered at http://www.tinyurl.com/yxtrqd.)

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MOM 2005 Reporting – Grooming and Shrinking the Reporting database

How to Groom and Shrink a Reporting database We had a MOM 2005 reporting database which had not been archiving correctly and had grown to the point that there wasn’t enough free disk space to run the grooming process, due … Continue reading

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Installing a testing environment for MOM 2005 and HP OpenView for Windows

As background, there is a great document contained within the connector software package called the “MOM to HP OVOW Product Connector Setup Guide.doc” which provides the vast majority of the information required. The document is included as part of the … Continue reading

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Getting a handle on the Availability Reporting Management Pack

An indicator of operating system stability is the amount of time the OS itself is available. Microsoft’s Availability Management Pack (AR MP) can help you identify servers with unexpected outages. The MP tracks server availability over a period of time … Continue reading

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How to Resolve Issues Configuring the MOM 2005 SharePoint Webpart

With the release of MOM 2005 SP1, we were no longer able to get the MOM 2005 SharePoint WebPart to work correctly. The first issue we ran into was just getting it installed. The installation failed unless we included the … Continue reading

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MOM 2005 Security Accounts

MOM 2005 Accounts: What are they, what they do, and what permissions do they need? We’ve seen and run into quite a bit of confusion about the different security accounts that exist in MOM 2005. Specifically what accounts exist for … Continue reading

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