July, 2009

WMUG

WMUG
Windows Management User Group Community blogs

David Allen - Cloud & Datacenter Management MVP

David Allen's weblog advising on System Center products.
  • Unable to connect to <DPMServer> ID: 948

    When running PowerShell scripts against Data Protection Manager you could receive this error which seems to be quite simple to resolve, that being to follow the instructions and start the DPM service. However, what does this error mean if the DPM...
  • Heavy Weight Consistency Check using PowerShell

    A Consistency check is a process performed by Data Protection Manager to check and correct any inconsistencies between the protected data and its replica. Consistency checks can be scheduled to occur automatically or be performed manually within the DPM...
  • New SQL MP – Issues on MP Web Service Catalogue

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    I blogged a few days ago about the new SQL MP which is great, however, it seems that there is an MP file missing when trying to download/import from the web service catalogue available in OpsMgr R2. As you can see the SQL Server Core Library and SQL Server...
  • Updated ISA 2006 Management Pack (v6.0.6648.0) on MP catalogue!

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    The updated SQL Management Pack, which resolves discovery/topology issues monitoring ISA 2006 SP1 servers and other bug issues, has posted to the management pack catalogue. Available on the link below or if you're on R2, import directly from the web...
  • Solaris 9 Agent Deployment Issue

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    Recently when trying to deploy a number of OpsMgr R2 agents to Solaris 9 servers I discovered that the message received if the agent fails to deploy isn’t always reflective of the true reason for the failure.  In my example, I was receiving a message...
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise MP for Operations Manager 2007 R2 Released

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              Novell have released their SLES MP for System Center Operations Manager R2; brief overview below.  Check out full details here: http://www.novell.com/products/sle-management-pack/ Key capabilities: Deploy...
  • Updated SQL Management Pack (v6.0.6648.0) on MP catalogue!

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    The updated SQL Management Pack, which resolves issues monitoring clustered SQL servers, has posted to the management pack catalog.   Available on the link below or if you're on R2, import directly from the web service catalogue. http://www.microsoft...
  • Kevin Holman's OpsMgr Blog : The R2 Connectors are HERE!

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      Kevin Holman's OpsMgr Blog : The R2 Connectors are HERE!
  • Enable OpsMgr Module Logging

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    Having trouble deploying UNIX/Linux agents and the returning error message isn't really giving you enought information? If so, enable OpsMgr Module Logging to enable trace level logging of your agent deployment. Check out the webcast on how to enable...
  • Sealing a Management Pack in R2

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    I published a post sometime ago on how to seal a management pack (http://www.aquilaweb.com/blog/index.php?itemid=85) but things are now a bit easier in OpsMgr R2. The install media for R2 includes the installer for the new Authoring Console which now...
  • DPM Hotfix Rollup Package Available

    There is a hotfix rollup package available for DPM which addresses a number of issues that many customers encountered. The issues resolved are: Issue 1 If you enable library sharing, you cannot delete a protection group, and you receive the following...
  • System Center Central Officially Launched

    Announcing the official launch of SystemCenterCentral.com, the site to visit for "Everything System Center". SystemCenterCentral.com is a community initiative that combines a number of existing Internet properties under a single community...
  • OpsMgr R2 XPlat Agent Deployment - Field Notes

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    I have recently been at a customer to implement a fresh installation of Operations Manager R2 into their production environment and what made this deployment even more interesting for me was that management of the a the UNIX servers was required. So I...
  • Exam 70-658 - TS: System Center Data Protection Manager 2007, Configuring

    The new DPM 2007 exam is now available in Prometric testing centers. This is a Technical Specialist exam designed to assess candidates' hands-on skills configuring System Center Data Protection Manager 2007. Should have prerequisites include: ...