April, 2010

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David Allen - Cloud & Datacenter Management MVP

David Allen's weblog advising on System Center products.
  • DPM 2010 POLL

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    Hello All, Have your say and vote on what your new favourite feature or improvement is in DPM 2010.  Just click this link, http://www.scdpmonline.org/poll.aspx , and select the option that reflects what you think. Here are the current standings:...
  • DPM 2010 Documentation

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    Source: SCDPM Online - DPM 2010 Documentation The DPM 2010 documentation is now online here, http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff399192.aspx , and there is plenty to read! :-) David Allen MVP System Center Operations Manager http://www...
  • Where’s the Documentation for Service Manager. . .

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      … here, http://blogs.technet.com/servicemanager/archive/2010/04/25/where-s-the-docs.aspx .  The link above is a page that provides a single index of all the Service Manager documentation out there.  Very handy to keep in your favourites...
  • Service Manager 2010 RTM Eval

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    At the beginning of the week it was announced at MMS that Service Manager 2010 has been released to manufacturing :-) And now they have published the correct link (after many attempts) for the eval. Get it here, http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details...
  • DPM 2010 is RTM

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      It's finally happened, DPM2010 has been released to manufacturing.  Announced at MMS, this 3rd version of the DPM product brings a lot of improvements and great new features.  Check out full details of the release here, http://blogs...
  • I will not be at MMS :-(

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    Due to the volcanic ash in the sky above Europe, I will not be able to attend MMS this year :-( This is very disappointing, especially with all the news on SCCM, DPM2010 and Service Manager that is scheduled.  I hope as many people as possible can...
  • Will I get to MMS?

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    With the Icelandic volcanic ash in the air, will I make it to Las Vegas for MMS? I’m not scheduled to leave until Monday afternoon so I am hoping it will all blow over by then, but as weekend flights are already being cancelled I’m not very hopeful at...
  • Logical Disk Extension Management Pack

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    Recently, I had the need to run a logical disk free space report and knowing that this isn’t provided out of the box I created a report and put it into a new management pack.  I was then approached about collecting fragmentation data on each drive...
  • Service Level Dashboard 2.0 Installation Considerations and Guidance

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    The Operations Manager support team have put together a great 2 post series on installation considerations and guidance for the Service Level Dashboard v2.0.  It covers things like where to install WSS 3.0, where to install WSS databases, what accounts...
  • OpsMgr Hotfix: Operations Manager 2007 R2 does not display new properties in some views after you import a management pack

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    This hotfix for System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 resolves the following issue: You import a new management pack that contains new properties for certain views on a computer that is running System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2. After you do...
  • System Center Management Pack Extension Contest

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    If you develop management packs, improve management packs or even create override management packs to improve the management provided by management packs that are on the MP catalogue, then a competition has been announced that is just for you!  Being...