Thursday, September 20, 2007

Friday, September 14, 2007

System Center Operations Manager 2007 Resource Kit tools released to the download center

The first set of resource kit tools for Operations Manager 2007 have been released to the download center. They will be soon referenced from the TechNet TechCenter for OpsMgr too (

Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Customizable Everyday Productivity Education (EPE) content developed by Microsoft IT for end user training

These simple, easy-to-use customizable job aids were created by Microsoft's internal IT group to help employees get started with learning more about using a technology or product effectively, selecting the right product or service, or reviewing best practices.

New Changes in SP1 Setup, Ops Manager 2007

Starting with OpsMgr 2007 SP1 build 6222 a new wizard is added at the end of RMS setup that will walk you through backing up your encryption keys. This procedure is important because in case of a disaster when customers rebuild their environment they will need the encryption keys to reattach their databases and access the run as accounts\profiles that have been encrypted with this key. In RTM, this was a command line tool and many customers did not recognize the importance of this step. Therefore, for SP1 we have made this a part of our setup.

Monday, September 10, 2007

at TechEd South East Asia 2007

My first session for today was about choosing the correct SQL 2005 Server Edition. There is a lot more to choosing the correct edition of SQL 2005 compared to database size, or no of CPUs supported or number of user connections.