OpsMgr 2007 SP1 Hotfix released

Problems occur on a management server that is running System Center Operations Manager 2007 Service Pack 1 when certain management packs are installed.

SYMPTOMS

Consider the following scenario. You are using a management server that has Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1) installed. This management server also has certain management packs installed. In this scenario, the following problems occur.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/951979/en-us

New myITforum.com specific functionality added to the System Center Windows Vista search gadget

Microsoft has added some new functionality for myITforum’ers into their System Center Windows Vista Search Gadget today.

  1. Now pages from the articles section of myITforum.com  (http://www.myitforum.com/articles/*) will be returned in search results for the overall System Center search and for specific product searches.  For example, when you set the gadget to search all System Center products, and then you click on the Blogs tab, these search results will now contain pages that have a URL that starts with http://www.myitforum.com/articles/.  Also, if you set the gadget to search for Operations Manager, Essentials, VMM, or Config Manager, then pages from the articles section of myITforum.com will also be returned in the results.
  2. Now when a user uses the “All System Center products” search, the results for the Forums tab will contain pages that have a URL that start with http://www.myITforum.com/forums/.
  3. The blogs search definitions have also been updated for System Center (all products), Operations Manager, Essentials, and Configuration Manager to include results from myITforum.com blogs.

 

Better myITforum.com Forum results

To get better results for the myITforum.com forums, though, you need precede your search statement with “myitforum”.

Click on the image tab.

 

Type something like:  image

 

Click the Search icon image

And, you’ll see the myITforum.com forums solutions first…

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Grab the System Center Search Windows Vista Gadget!

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Secure Vantage ACS Administrators Quick Reference

Secure Vantage graciously released this quick reference guide to the myITforum.com community.

You can download the guide at this link:

http://myitforum.com/cs2/files/folders/security/entry118223.aspx

What is ACS?

Secure Vantage Technologies has launched a series of solutions that leverage the enhanced monitoring capabilities of Operations Manager 2007 and Audit Collection Services. With Audit Collection and the new MOM service-oriented monitoring structure, Secure Vantage has vastly improved current product offerings in the Windows Server Security market. They continue to work closely with Microsoft to deliver Compliance Security Solutions designed for Operations Manager 2007 and ACS.

Check it out…

http://www.securevantage.com/Products/Audit_Collection.aspx