HW Inventory and the Database

It is pretty well known how to add custom extensions to the Configuration Manager hardware inventory using sms_def.mof and configuration.mof. What isn’t well-known or documented (at least not that I could find), was how to check-up on or remove a custom extension from ConfigMgr manually. There are two tools that can help you with deleting…

Active Directory Management Pack, Kinda an Alert?

Today we received a couple of alerts from the Active Directory 2008 management pack for a 64-bit Windows Server 2008 domain controller. They caught my eye because they did not have alert descriptions and in one case there was no Alert name. Normally I would post these as ReSearch This kb articles (see http://www.systemcentercentral.com/default.aspx?tabid=39&search=KB) but…