Category Archives: SC VMM

System Center 2012 SP1 Update Rollups

Update Rollup 3 has arrived but not all products are updated. I have created this matrix to show what product has been updated with each rollup. Rollup UR1 UR2 UR3 Article 2785682 2802159 2836751 App Controller KB2790935 KB2815569 KB2853227 App Controller Setup Update N/A N/A KB2823452 Configuraturtion Manager * * * Data Protection Manager KB2802095 …

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v.Next = 2012

I attended the event “War on Cost” run by Inframon on Friday 5th. There was a whole bunch of Microsofties from Redmond there on their way to TechEd. It was great hearing some of the stuff that will be coming out. As soon as they said that the new products are going to be called …

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Authoring PRO-Enabled Management Packs

Patrick Pendergast (SCVMM Program Manager) has posted that there is a document out to help create PRO enabled MPs. http://blogs.technet.com/scvmm/archive/2009/08/25/writing-pro-enabled-management-packs.aspx This is a 32 page document starting with explaining what PRO is. Physical Resource Optimization (PRO) is extended through a System Center Operations Manager 2007 management pack. PRO enables you to  augment the available knowledge …

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VMM 2008 R2 RTMs

Good news for virtualisation management fans as System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SC VMM) 2008 R2 has now been released and general availability is for 1st Oct. http://blogs.technet.com/systemcenter/archive/2009/08/24/system-center-virtual-machine-manager-vmm-2008-r2-rtms.aspx The post mentions a webcast coming up in September. …upcoming TechNet session ‘Technical Overview of System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2’. Presented by our Technical Product …

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Windows Server 2008 R2

RTM was with Windows 7 but it is now available for download on (at least TechNet Plus) and MSDN. This means that System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 is not far away. This is probably the one System Center family member that has most synergy with OpsMgr. For more info about SCVMM R2 there …

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MMS Keynote – Brad Anderson

Brad Anderson did this morning’s keynote. This was more focused than yesterdays but was still quite low energy with not much excitement or feedback from the audience. Most of his talk was futures and about focusing on the client and end up with a demo of the next version of Config Manager showing that an …

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Operations Manager in 2008 Review

I was going to to this at the end of 2008 but other things got in the way. The big news was that SP1 was released in February. Not just bug fixes but enhancements with the key one speeding up the console so that it was usable. Still not a speed demon but so much …

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Disk Space CPU % Report Part 2

I blogged in June about this nice report that comes with the Virtualisation MP. I received a number of comments and I have seen the post mentioned in the newsgroups. As I said in the previous post it is report that many people want – Product Group take note! Some info about this report.  I mentioned …

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MMS Press Announcements

If you are not at the MMS like Stefan and myself then you can check out all the press announcements at http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/events/mgmtsummit/default.mspx. Microsoft give the press the news but they are not allowed to publish until the keynote is finished but you can read the press announcement for the speech at http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2008/apr08/04-29MMS08PR.mspx Key points Public …

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MMS Announcement Predictions

An interesting article that Techlog highlights mentions that Microsoft should buy companies to fill in the gaps in their heterogeneous monitoring to compete with the Big 4 (Tivoli, CA, HP and BMC). The article also mentions that perhaps there may be announcements at MMS. The trouble buying companies is integrating them. And there is the …

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