Just in time to give me more Christmas vacation reading material, Microsoft published a update of their SCOM 2007 SP1 documentation.
The following documents were published on December 19th:
- Operations Manager 2007 Operations Guide
- Operations Manager 2007 Deployment Guide
- The Operations Manager 2007 Design Guide
- Operations Manager 2007 Migration Guide
- Operations Manager 2007 Report Authoring Guide
You may download them from the Microsoft downloads: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=d826b836-59e5-4628-939e-2b852e79859&DisplayLang=e
Today, Microsoft launched the System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 beta for downloading. Particularly interesting is the addition of cross platform monitoring. It means that now, among Microsoft OS or software, you may monitor Linux and Unix OS from SCOM. The OpsMgr R2 release also content new templates for monitoring and the OpsMgr console will be faster and improved.
Read more at Nexus SC: The System Center Team Blog and System Center Operations Manager Tech Center
Today I had a presentation about System Center Operations Manager and System Center Virtual Machine Manager. The presentation was held in conjunction with a Microsoft breakfast seminar. The topic was management and monitoring of virtual environments.
The presentation is written in Norwegian.
System Center Operations Manager 2007 collects important information above your IT-infrastructure. I am sure you don’t want to share this information to each and all, or maybe send the information the wrong path. Therefore it is important to consider security and hardening options for the SCOM 2007 implementation.
I have collected some links for securing and hardening SCOM2007: