I’ve got some news. HP Storage integrations for Microsoft System Center: SCOM and SCVMM plugins are now part of the unified HP OneView for Microsoft System Center. As result of this integration, customer has to download only one master package of HP OneView for System Center 7.6.
Here are some more details on this: Continue reading “HP Storage Integrations for System Center are Now Part of HP OneView for System Center”
I am open sourcing download the script that I’ve created for downloading all Microsoft SCOM MPs. Open sourcing is meant to be a joke of course. It is a script with code that is available for viewing and changing as whatever serves your purpose since its creation. The difference is that I am moving to GitHub so it will be easier for contribution by all. There is not new version but you can find all code here. The TechNet gallery page will be left as placeholder but will not contain the script anymore. You can find a link to GitHub repository there as well. I hope this change is welcome.
It is the last day of the year but it is not too late for a new blog post. When applying Update Rollup for System Center 2012 R2 I’ve encountered an issue when updating the VMM Management Pack and I’ve blogged about it in my tips. Continue reading “Report Deployment Error After Updating VMM Management Packs with 2012 R2 Update Rollup 3”
Both Cluster Management Pack and Virtual Machine Management Pack provide monitoring for Virtual Machine but from different perspective. In some situations the Cluster MP can be very noise as it is monitoring Resource Groups and Resources which could be down just because some virtual machines are shut down. Continue reading “Disable Discovery of Virtual Machine Resource Groups in Cluster MP”
HP is continuing to improve the experience with HP products and System Center. The latest version of HP StoreFront Manager for Microsoft System Center is now available. That includes HP Storage Management Pack for SCOM v.4.1 and HP Storage UI Add-in for SCVMM v2.1. The key highlight of this release is the enablement of Software Defined Storage (SDS) footprint in Hyper-V environment through SCVMM. The solution radically simplifies the transformation of existing server capacity into virtual storage through the new integrated HP StoreVirtual deployment wizard for Hyper-V. Continue reading “Updated MP: HP Storage Integration with Microsoft System Center”
We have a new release of the Kemp LoadMaster Management Pack. You can read all the details on Daniele Grandini’s blog.
So far we’ve seen very bad implementations of Exchange Management Pack for SCOM. Even with Exchange 2013 I thought will be initial version and updates will be released regularly to improve it but that didn’t happen for a long time. Until now. Continue reading “New/Updated MP: Exchange 2013 MP Reborn”