Category Archives: Operations Manager 2007

SQL Server 2008 R2 support announced for Operations Manager 2007 R2

Microsoft has announced immediate support for deploying a new Operations Manager 2007 R2 installation with SQL Server 2008 R2. Upgrading your R2 deployment from SQL Server 2005 SP 3 / SQL Server 2008 SP 1 to SQL Server 2008 R2 … Continue reading

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OpsMgr 2007 SP1 Cumulative Update 1 (CU1) now available

There have been several Cumulative Updates for the OpsMgr 2007 R2 release, here is the first one for SP1. KB 2028594 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2028594) lists issues resolved by this update: The Active Alerts report from the data warehouse includes auto-resolved alerts that … Continue reading

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How to Use Customized Groups to simplify the OpsMgr Console for Server Owners – Using Custom Groups to secure Views

This is the final posting of the four part series describing how to use the custom groups to secure views within OpsMgr: Part 1: Creating Custom Groups (http://ops-mgr.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!3D3B8489FCAA9B51!1940.entry) Part 2: Using Custom Groups to create Views (http://ops-mgr.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!3D3B8489FCAA9B51!1969.entry) Part 3: Using … Continue reading

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How to Use Customized Groups to simplify the OpsMgr Console for Server Owners – Using Custom Groups with Subscriptions & One-Off Notifications

This is the third of the four part series that describes how to create custom groups to scope the Operations console, used through the rest of this series: Part 1: Creating Custom Groups Part 2: Using Custom Groups to create … Continue reading

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How to Use Customized Groups to simplify the OpsMgr Console for Server Owners – Using Custom Groups to Create Views

This is the second of the four part series that describes how to create custom groups to scope the Operations console, used through the rest of this series: Part 1: Creating Custom Groups Part 2: Using Custom Groups to create … Continue reading

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How to Use Customized Groups to simplify the OpsMgr Console for Server Owners – Creating Custom Groups

When a server owner opens the full Operations Manager console for the first time, the number of management packs and options available within the console can seem overwhelming. There’s a way to alleviate this – you can use customized groups … Continue reading

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Scheduling Backups for OpsMgr in Windows Server 2008

The System Center Operations Manager 2007 Unleashed book included a set of scripts on the CD (Chapter 12 content) that provided an automated backup process you could then schedule to execute as a regular task. These were also discussed at … Continue reading

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