This hotfix contains fixes for issues that can occur, either after installation of Operations Manager 2007 SP1 or Essentials 2007 SP1 on Windows Server 2008, or after the operating system in-place upgrade from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008.
This hotfix should be applied to the following Operations Manager 2007 SP1 roles:
* Management Server
* Gateway Server
* Web Console Server
* SCE Server
* Manually installed Agent (This hotfix should be applied directly to manually installed agents. Automatically deployed agents will appear in the Pending Management view to be approved for upgrade after installing this hotfix on the RMS/Management Server/Gateway server roles)
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 SP1 & System Center Essentials 2007 SP1 Windows Server 2008 Support Hotfix.
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Microsoft has released several new management packs for Operations Manager 2007:
Windows Key Management Service for System Center OpsMgr 2007
The KMS MP monitors core Key Management Service offered by Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003 and Vista.
Exchange Server 2007 MP for SC Ops Mgr 2007
This management pack includes scripts and rules to effectively monitor Exchange 2007 and report on performance, availability, and reliability of its server roles.
Terminal Services MP for OpsMgr 2007
The Terminal Services Management Pack monitors the individual Terminal Services components on Windows Server 2000, 2003 and 2008.
Windows Server Operating System MP for OpsMgr 2007
The Windows Server Operating System Management Pack provides the fundamental monitoring basics for computers running the Windows 2000 Server, Windows Server 2003, and Windows Server 2008 Operating System.
Windows Server 2008 Application Server MP for OpsMgr 2007
The Windows Server 2008 Application Server Management Pack provides fundamental monitoring for the Application Server role of Windows Server 2008 Operating System.
Recently, an excellent post has appeared on the Manageability Team blog detailing Microsoft's support of hosting OpsMgr on virtual machines.
Check it out here: http://blogs.technet.com/smsandmom/archive/2008/07/24/support-policy-for-operations-manager-2007-running-on-hardware-virtualization-software.aspx