• Mon, Feb 25 2008

    SCOM SP1 RTM Released

    Here's the link.... http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=ede38d83-32d1-46fb-8b6d-78fa1dcb3e85&DisplayLang=en and here is a handy upgrade guide.... http://blogs.technet.com/cliveeastwood/archive/2008 ...read more
    • Thu, Feb 21 2008

    User Roles & MomAuth.xml

    User roles in SCOM and their scoping are all stored within the MomAuth.xml file which is located at %Program Files%\System Center Operations Manager 2007\SDK Service State. This file can be viewed as you would normally view any XML file using your favourite ...read more
    • Mon, Feb 18 2008

    Grooming the OperationsManagerDW Database

    Unfortunately there is no UI to configure the grooming settings of the DW which means you have to manually alter the default grooming settings in the DW database. The settings are stored in the StandardDatasetAggregation table which you can view by running ...read more
    • Mon, Feb 18 2008

    Identify UIGenerated Rules & Monitors

    If you have tried reporting on a custom rule or get an error relating to a custom monitor you should have noticed that you do not see the pretty display name you gave the rule or monitor when creating it, you get something like MOMUIGeneratedRule or UIGeneratedMonitor ...read more
    • Thu, Feb 14 2008

    MCTS: System Center Operations Manager 2007

    Took this exam today and I am pleased to say that I passed quite comfortably with a score of 920. I'm not just posting though to state my achievement, I am also posting to give advice on anyone planning to take this exam based on my experience today ...read more