Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Management Pack v15.00.0620.030

The Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Management Pack v15.00.0620.030 is now available to download. For detailed information about importing and using this management pack, refer to the Exchange Server 2013 Management Pack Documentation.

Overview
The Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Management Pack provides comprehensive service health information for your Exchange organization.
The Exchange 2013 Management Pack is engineered for organizations that include servers running Exchange 2013.
The key feature of this management pack is user focused monitoring. The simplified dashboard focuses on the user experience and makes it easier for you quickly determine exactly what your users are experiencing.

        Feature Summary
        The Exchange Server 2013 Management Pack works with the Managed Availability feature in Exchange 2013. The alerts within the System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) portal indicate unhealthy states as reported by the Managed Availability components in Exchange 2013.
        The following are some of the new features in the Exchange 2013 Management Pack:

        • Simplified dashboard The dashboard of the Exchange 2013 Management Pack has been simplified and refined into the following three categorie
          • Active Alerts Provides a list of all outstanding alerts in your organization.
          • Organization Health Provides an overview of the overall service health in your organization.
          • Server Health Provides an overview of the health of individual servers in your organization.
        • User focused monitoring Exchange 2013 introduces a monitoring and recovery infrastructure called Managed Availability. Managed Availability focuses on the user experience. All Exchange 2013 components have built-in monitors that detect problems and attempt to recover the service availability. Any issues that can’t be recovered automatically are escalated to the Exchange 2013 Management Pack as an alert.

        System Requirements
        Supported Operating System:
        Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter, Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise, Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard, Windows Server 2012

        You have one of the following versions of System Center Operations Manager deployed:

        • System Center Operations Manager 2012 RTM or later
        • System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 or later

        Exchange Server 2010 SP1 Monitoring Management Pack [v14.02.0071.0]

        Microsoft released, finally the Exchange Server 2010 SP1 Monitoring Management Pack [v14.02.0071.0] for Operations Manager 2007 (and R2).

        The MP has several improvements, but what I like most is the documentation, since the guide that came with the first release was not very complete.

        Brief Description
        This management pack includes scripts and rules to effectively monitor Exchange 2010 and report on performance, availability, and reliability of its server roles.

        Overview
        The Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 monitoring management pack is designed to be used for monitoring Exchange 2010 events, collecting Exchange component-specific performance counters in one central location, and for raising alerts for operator intervention as necessary. By detecting, sending alerts, and automatically correlating critical events, this management pack helps indicate, correct, and prevent possible service outages or configuration problems, allowing you to proactively manage Exchange servers and identify issues before they become critical. The management pack monitors and provides alerts for automatic notification of events indicating service outages, performance degradation, and health monitoring.

        Feature Summary
        The Exchange Server 2010 Monitoring Management Pack includes rules and scripts to monitor and report on performance, availability, and reliability of all Exchange 2010 server roles including.

        • Mailbox Server Role
        • Client Access Server Role
        • Hub Transport Server Role
        • Edge Transport Server Role
        • Unified Messaging Server Role

        Release History

        • 4/6/2011 – Updated release, version 14.02.0071.0
        • 11/9/2009 – Original release of the English version and language packs, version 14.0.650.7.

        Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server MP for OpsMgr 2007 v.11.1.301.0

        Microsoft recently released an updated version of the Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager 2007.

        Brief Description
        The Management Pack for Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server monitors the availability, security, configuration and performance of an FPE deployment.

        Overview
        The Management Pack for Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE) allows you to discover FPE installations and components and to monitor them within System Center Operations Manager 2007 and 2007 R2. When there is an issue that may impact the availability, configuration, or security of your FPE deployment, Operations Manager uses the management pack to detect the issue, alert you to its existence, and facilitate diagnosis and corrective actions.

        Feature Summary:

        • Support for Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE)
        • Discovery and monitoring of key FPE services
        • Monitoring of product license status
        • Monitoring of the availability and configuration of scan jobs
        • Monitoring of scan engine and definition updates
        • Diagnostic and recovery tasks related to engine updates and service recycling
        • Performance views of message scanning rate across scan jobs
        • Discovery and monitoring of FPE running with an Exchange CCR cluster

        Release History:

        • 11/9/2009 – Original release of the English version, version 11.0.325.00.
        • 6/18/2010 – Updated version and localized releases, version 11.1.301.0.

        Forefront Security for Exchange Server 10.1 MP for OpsMgr 2007

        An updated version of the Forefront Security for Exchange Server 10.1 MP for OpsMgr 2007 is now available to download.

        Brief Description
        The Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange Management Pack monitors Exchange Servers for virus and worm activity.

        Overview
        The Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange Management Pack for Operations Manager 2007 supports the 10.1 version of Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange Server with Service Pack 1. The MP supplies critical events and alerts on virus and worm activity to Operations Manager 2007, and also monitors the health and availability of these products.
        The Management Pack for Forefront Security for Exchange Server 10.0 can be found at
        http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=147D908C-9DC4-4F90-81B2-EE0764300BE2&displaylang=en
        Management Pack Release History:
        11/29/2007 Original release of English version of Management Pack. Localized versions of this MP scheduled for release in December 2007.

        Exchange Server 2010 MP for Ops Mgr 2007

        Now that Exchange Server 2010 was released, the Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager 2007 might be useful to manage and operate the best email server to date from Microsoft!

        Brief Description
        This management pack includes scripts and rules to effectively monitor Exchange 2010 and report on performance, availability, and reliability of its server roles.

        Overview
        The Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 management pack is designed to be used for monitoring Exchange 2010 events, collecting Exchange component-specific performance counters in one central location, and for raising alerts for operator intervention as necessary. By detecting, sending alerts, and automatically correlating critical events, this management pack helps indicate, correct, and prevent possible service outages or configuration problems, allowing you to proactively manage Exchange servers and identify issues before they become critical. The management pack monitors and provides alerts for automatic notification of events indicating service outages, performance degradation, and health monitoring.

        Feature Summary The Exchange Server 2010 Management Pack includes rules and scripts to monitor and report on performance, availability, and reliability of all Exchange 2010 server roles including.

        • Mailbox Server Role
        • Client Access Server Role
        • Hub Transport Server Role
        • Edge Transport Server Role
        • Unified Messaging Server Role

        System Requirements

        • Supported Operating Systems: Windows Server 2003 x64 editions; Windows Server 2008
        • Other Software: System Center Operations Manager 2007 or later.