Category Archives: Tuning and Configuration

Tuning Management Packs postings moving to System Center Central

The OpsMgr (R2) by Example management pack tuning series is moving to System Center Central, in its own area accessible at http://systemcentercentral.com/byexample. This decision was made to be able to combine resources to continue developing this in-depth tuning series. With … Continue reading

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How to create a computer group for VMware servers or Hyper-V servers

While tuning an Operations Manager environment that is heavily virtualized on VMware, we started receiving alerts that the “Total Percentage Interrupt Time is too high” on several of the virtualized servers. During discussions with the local virtualization SMEs, they indicated … Continue reading

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OpsMgr By Example: Building and Tuning in an All-In-One environment for Operations Manager in Windows 7

After upgrading to Windows 7, it was time to build a new All-In-One environment where we can work with Operations Manager 2007 R2. We previously blogged on this, but the previous posting was written for an older host operating system … Continue reading

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OpsMgr R2 by Example: the TMG MP

The TMG management pack adds support for monitoring Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) with Operations Manager 2007. TMG runs only on the X64 versions of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2. All versions of TMG are monitored including … Continue reading

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OpsMgr R2 by Example: the Configuration Manager SP 2 MP

The Configuration Manager management pack adds support for monitoring Configuration Manager 2007 SP 2 in a 64-bit environment with Operations Manager 2007 R2 or Operations Manager 2007 SP 1 with hotfix (KB971541) installed. This enables the Configuration Manager 2007 SP … Continue reading

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OpsMgr R2 by Example: the Exchange 2007 MP

Version 6.0.62623.0 of the Exchange Server management pack requires Operations Manager 2007 R2 and is specifically for the Exchange 2007 product. How to Install the Exchange 2007 MP Download the Exchange Server 2007 Management Pack (URL). The Exchange Server 2007 … Continue reading

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OpsMgr R2 by Example: the SharePoint MP

The Office SharePoint Server 2007 management pack and SharePoint Portal Server 2003 management pack are separate management packs. This discussion focuses on the Office SharePoint Server 2007 management pack, as this is the more current version of the two. How … Continue reading

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