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Operations Manager Updates June 2012

Some recent, and not so recent, updates from the past few months on the Operations Manager side of the house. Look for updates in the near future.


Operations Manager 2012

Cameron Fuller’s post on how the failover process works in OpsMgr 2012 http://www.systemcentercentral.com/tabid/143/indexid/93856/default.aspx

Discussion about SQL Server Collation Requirements for System Center 2012 (this should be the only guide you will need) http://blogs.technet.com/b/momteam/archive/2012/05/25/clarification-on-sql-server-collation-requirements-for-system-center-2012.aspx


Operations Manager 2007

Cumulative Update 6 for System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 is available

Kevin Holman’s definitive guide to installing CU 6


Management Pack Updates

Kevin Holman discusses the changes for monitoring disk free space, and cluster disks, in the new Base OS MP 6.0.6972.0 http://blogs.technet.com/b/kevinholman/archive/2012/06/14/opsmgr-mpupdate-new-base-os-mp-6-0-6972-0-adds-new-cluster-disks-changes-free-space-monitoring-other-fixes.aspx

As always read the MP documentation prior to installing it.

Windows Server Operating System Management Pack for Operations Manager 2007
Version:  6.0.6972.0          Date Published:  6/6/2012

System Center Monitoring Pack for System Center 2012 – Service Manager
Version:  7.5.1561.0          Date Published:  6/1/2012

System Center Monitoring Pack for System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Cross Platform Version:  6.1.7000.297          Date Published:  5/14/2012
Updated release, version 6.1.7000.297, to support Solaris 11 and AIX 7

System Center Monitoring Pack for Server App-V
Version:  1.0          Date Published:  6/8/2012

System Center Monitoring Pack for UNIX and Linux Operating Systems
Version:  7.3.2097.0          Date Published:  5/7/2012

ReSearch This MP for SCC
Date Published:  5/18/2012
This is the updated version of the ReSearch This MP by Cameron Fuller to perform searches on the SystemCenterCentral website.


Management Pack Authoring

Brian Wren’s MMS 2012 Management Pack Authoring Samples are available for download. http://blogs.technet.com/b/mpauthor/archive/2012/05/29/mms-samples-available-finally.aspx

Visio Management Pack Designer and Visual Studio Authoring Extensions are available for download. There are also links to the TechNet Wiki for both tools. See Brian Wren’s post. http://blogs.technet.com/b/mpauthor/archive/2012/06/28/the-new-authoring-tools-are-here.aspx?CommentPosted=true#commentmessage

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