We’ve Moved!

In order to provide a more consistent experience with the System Center product family, we’ve moved new blog content from the Opalis, Orchestrator and System Center Cross Platform sites to other System Center sites. For Opalis / Orchestrator content, see the Orchestrator blog at http://blogs.technet.com/b/orchestrator. For Operations Manager cross-platform content, see the Operations Manager blog…

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Operations Manager 2012 Beta is available!

  The public beta version of Operations Manager 2012 is now available here (http://www.microsoft.com/systemcenter/en/us/om-vnext-beta.aspx).   This is first publicly available version of the new release, and it has lots of great new capabilities as described on the web page.   There’s a great datasheet and FAQ list that are linked to from that page. New cross-platform capabilities…

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OpsMgr 2007 R2 CU4 Ships!

<plagiarizing directly from Justin Incarnato of the OpsMgr team> I’m very happy to announce that R2 CU4 has now shipped.  The Download and KB Article are available here: KB Article:  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2449679 Download: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=39a871e0-d996-4568-be5d-2edb6f539330&displaylang=en CU4 is the highest quality CU shipped thus far, and resolves numerous long standing OM issues.  It also significantly improves the deployment/install…

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Using Opalis to get info from the SCX Cross Platform Agent

Having started on the Cross Platform & Interop team before Opalis was a part of it, I think about cross platform integration a lot. Working with Opalis these days, I think about how we can handle cross platform situations in the data center, which includes working with UNIX and Linux. Opalis includes and Integration Pack…

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Cross Platform Cumulative Update 3 for Operations Manager Ships!

Cross Platform Cumulative Update 3 for Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 is now available! Release notes for this update This update is only for cross platforms including the Linux operating system and the UNIX operating system. This update is released as built-in components that are included in Cumulative Update 3 for System Center…

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How You Can Drive the Direction of Cross Platform Support in Operations Manager

Within any software company, it’s always a struggle to come up with the right mix of functionality and features for each release. In Microsoft, we try to gather a lot of customer data to help up make those decisions, and a common battle cry of product development teams for resourcing projects is "show me the…

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Operations Manager 2007 R2 Interop Connectors CU2 Released

Last week I decided to rebuild my desktop and I’m finally back to full speed again. Now that I have my Live Writer back installed and all my requisite plug-ins, I can post the release info about the Interop Connectors, though I know several bloggers have already beat me to the punch   We are…

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Troubleshooting Cross Platform Discovery and Agent Installation (part 3)

This is part of a multi-part article (if you didn’t gather that from the title). For easy reference, here are all the parts. (part 1)       Scenario #1 – "There were no computers that met the specified discovery criteria" (part 2)       Scenario #2 – "SSH discovery failed." with "unspecified problem" (this article) Scenario #3 – "Did…

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Troubleshooting Cross Platform Discovery and Agent Installation (part 1)

Troubleshooting discovery and agent installation can be challenging when it comes to the cross platform extensions, mainly because the UI isn’t always intuitive or directly helpful in determining the root cause of an issue. You often have to use logs or debugging tools to follow what’s going on behind the UI and at the same…

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