BizTalk Server 2013 Monitoring Management Pack Released

Today, Microsoft has offered the initial release of the BizTalk Server 2013 MP, allowing OpsMgr to gather and monitor health information related to BizTalk artifacts and related components. In addition, it provides the ability to setup performance views and alerting. Here’s what is included in the MP: Updated discovery to handle a large amount of BizTalk Server artifacts Increased suppression...

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Veeam Updates OpsMgr Integration MP, fixes bugs

Veeam has just announced an update to their MP Integrations Management Pack.  If you are using the MP, jump out and grab the update: Veeam Integration MP 6.0.0.1422 What’s fixed? Maintenance mode synchronization in System Center 2012 Operations Manager SP1 VMGUEST to OpsMgr Agent relationship discovery Read the full update description in the release notes:  Release notes for Veeam MP...

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Daniele Muscetta updates the MPViewer app, fixes a couple bugs

Daniele has posted an update to the MPViewer app to fix a couple bugs.  One is related to the IIS Management Pack and how it generates alerts and the other fixes an unavailable menu item. If you remember, Daniele took over development from Boris Yanushpolsky in February 2012 and has since released close to seven updates to MPViewer.  You can...

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Services required to be running on a remote computer to install the OpsMgr agent

Troubleshooting some remote client installations for the OpsMgr agent, I put up a post about the Ports required to be open between the Management Server and the target computer.  But, there’s an additional piece, too, to ensure the client can install.  In addition to the ports required, the remote computer must also have the following services enabled and running: Netlogon...

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Troubleshooting: Ports required to be open between the Management Server and the target computer

If you’re having problems trying to install the OpsMgr agent on a remote computer, the following ports must be open between the Management Server and the target computer: RPC endpoint mapper Port number: 135 Protocol: TCP/UDP RPC/DCOM High ports (2000/2003 OS) Ports 1024-5000 Protocol: TCP/UDP RPC/DCOM High ports (2008 OS) Ports 49152-65535 Protocol: TCP/UDP NetBIOS name service Port number: 137...

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Dell Printer Management Pack for OpsMgr 2012 SP1 released

The Dell Printer Management Pack v5.0 for Microsoft System Center 2012 SP1 Operations Manager, Microsoft System Center 2012 Operations Manager, Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 and System Center Essentials 2010 integrates Dell Printers monitoring into Operations Manager. The Management Packs provide a list of Dell-specific views that you can use to observe and drill down the system status...

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List all Windows servers with an OpsMgr agent installed

If you want to get a list of all Windows Servers running the OpsMgr agent, you can use the following command.  This command retrieves the list (including server name and domain) and automatically exports the list to a file.   Get-Agent | select-object PrincipalName,ComputerName,Domain | export-csv c:\WindowsServersAgents.csv

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Did you miss the Kelverion webinar on migrating from OpsMgr 2007 to OpsMgr 2012? Replay available

If you happened to miss the wonderful event on migrating SCOM 2007 to SCOM 2012, you can still catch it on the replay.  In fact, Kelverion has all of their webinar replays available on the following page: http://www.kelverion.com/kelverion-webinars/ There’s some really cool topics available in the replay section, so take some time to sift through and find some other things...

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A slew of System Center 2012 SP1 technical docs now available

The last of the support pieces are moving into place so you know that the public release of SP1 for System Center 2012 is close at hand.  Microsoft has rolled out the following, updated technical documentation to prepare you for SP1. We’ll be updating this page as the rest of the technical documentation is released.   App Controller Link: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=29694...

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Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 gets a management pack

Supporting both OpsMgr 2007 R2 and OpsMgr 2012, this management pack provides the following monitoring features for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013: This extension package provides users of Microsoft System Center Operations Manager with the ability to detect and monitor computer systems running Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013, including the following components: Computers on which Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server is installed and...

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