• Wed, Feb 25 2009

    Problem with the IIS Modules QFE (957123) for IIS7 Monitoring

    If you downloaded this QFE for IIS7 monitoring, you will want to take a look at this post from the Operations Manager team at Microsoft, NOW. http://blogs.technet.com/momteam/archive/2009/02/25/problem-with-the-iis-modules-qfe-957123.aspx The download has now been pulled and will be made available again when sorted.
    • Tue, Feb 24 2009

    Dynamically Exclude Page File Drives from being Monitored

    In the world of standard server builds, it is quite common now to have a dedicated drive just for the system page file. Usually this drive is partitioned to be just big enough to store the pagefile which means under normal monitoring it will constantly be in alarm. Create a new group, give it a name and select a management pack then select Dynamic Members. Click Create/Edit Rules and create the following query: ( Object...
    • Mon, Feb 23 2009

    WMUG Event

    Join us at the next WMUG Event at Cardinal Place in London. I will be speaking on Operations Manager R2 as well as a representative from Microsoft speaking on Data Protection Manager. Full details and registration here: http://is.gd/kzz5
    • Mon, Feb 23 2009


    Test Post David ... Click here to play
    • Sun, Feb 22 2009

    DPM Shell - Error ID: 4319

    If you try to run DPM cmdlets in the DPM Management Shell on a computer other than the DPM server after installing SP1 you will probably see this error. And, after following the instruction in the error to reboot you will continue to receive this error. What is actually causing this fault is that the DPM Management Shell on the computer you are running it on has not been upgraded to SP1. Download and install SP1...
    • Fri, Feb 20 2009

    New to DPM?

    Are you new to DPM or want to learn the fundamentals?  If you are, here is a good technical introduction from the DPM team at Microsoft. http://blogs.technet.com/dpm/archive/2008/08/12/video-technical-introduction-of-dpm2007-from-tech-ed-2008-us.aspx I strongly reommend taking an hour and watching the video.  Happy viewing ! David ... Click here to play
    • Thu, Feb 19 2009

    First Post

    This is the first post to SCDPM Online Articles.  Posted here will be many artcles covering installation, protection, recovery, administration, configuration, automation and much much more. If you have any ideas for an article, or for the website in general, feel free to let us know using the Contact Us page. Hope you get a lot of information and help from this site, it's here to help you ! David ... Click...
    • Thu, Feb 19 2009

    OpsMgr Task Results Return Unformatted XML

    In pre SP1 slipstream installations, running tasks in Operations Manager could return unformatted XML results which is not very helpful. The OpsMgr support team have posted an article on their blog how to fix this issue. http://blogs.technet.com/operationsmgr/archive/2009/02/19/opsmgr-2007-task-results-may-return-unformatted-xml.aspx
    • Mon, Feb 2 2009

    OpsMgr Management Pack Survey

    Take the Microsoft Operations Manager 2007 Management Pack survey to let them know what you think of the quality of management packs. It’s only a small survey but the more people the fill in it, the better management packs get. MOM Team Blog Post: http://blogs.technet.com/momteam/archive/2009/02/02/your-feedback-requested-operations-manager-2007-management-pack-quality-survey.aspx Survey: http://www.surveymonkey...
    • Mon, Feb 2 2009

    Windows Vista SP1 and Windows XP SP3 Blocker Removal Announcement

    Hi everyone, --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Abstract On 29 January 2009, Microsoft has announced the Blocker Tool for Windows Vista SP1 and Windows XP SP3 will be removed on April 28th and May 19th, respectively. Our goal in announcing the removal of the blockers early is to provide IT Pros with an early notification to ensure they’re prepared to deploy the appropriate...