Well they did it again and what a great sponsor I got – SAVISION. Many of you know Savision for those which might not know Savision I will blog soon about their fabulous products. One must know product is LiveMaps it provides dynamic customizable maps to display System Center Operations Manager health information. I am […]
Good news, from September 17th to 19th I will be in Redmond on the Microsoft Campus for the System Center 2012 SP1 TAP Airlift. Together with MVP Marcel Zehner (http://blog.scsmfaq.ch) and Thomas Maurer (http://www.thomasmaurer.ch) we hopefully will see great news and improvements in System Center 2012 SP1. It is my second Airlift and from my […]
Today I am happy to announce my first blog sponsor VEEAM. Because they make great products especially a management pack for monitoring VMWare I am really glad to have them on board and writing about it. You can find more information about their management pack and how to System Center and VEEAM works best […]
Recently I didn’t have much time to blog about SCOM because I am very busy doing some really cool projects and I also needed to prepare for the 70-246 “Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud with System Center 2012” exam. I took the exam today and passed . According to my transcript I am now […]
Geekmania is an independent Swiss IT Event which covers mostly tracks about Microsoft products but not only. Together with my fellow MVP Marcel Zehner I’ll be holding two sessions.
About 1 month after RTM SCOM 2012 receives its first update package. There is a detailed update description and a list with fixed issues. Also the update process is far more easier than we are used to good old times. You can find the KB article here and download here.
Microsoft published KB2699998 which guides you through setting a valid license key for a SCOM 2012 evaluation version. KB can be found here.
The Operations Manager team released the Visio and SharePoint extensions for System Center Operations Manager 2012 which can be used to visualize the state of system in a dynamic diagram. These diagrams can be displayed either in Visio or SharePoint. I will test them soon… These extensions can be found here.
Microsoft released the System Center Operations Manager 2012 Documentation Version 1.0. Authoring Guide for System Center 2012 – Operations Manager Deployment Guide for System Center 2012 – Operations Manager Operations Guide for System Center 2012 – Operations Manager System Center 2012 – Operations Manager Cmdlet Reference These guides can be found here .
Microsoft just released the new Operations Manager 2012 Sizing Helper Tool. There was a similar Tool (basically it is an Excel sheet) for SCOM 2007 R2. But now there is also some guidance on Best Practices Disk Configuration, SQL Temp DB, High Availability and Network Monitoring. This tool can be found here .