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How to Migrate an Orchestrator Database

  Some time ago Anders wrote a great blog post (http://contoso.se/blog/?p=2423) on how to move your Orchestrator database. However, with the release of System Center 2012 Orchestrator, some of this information has changed. This post is an updated version for the Orchestrator 2012 installations. Stop all running runbooks. You can find a quick list of…

Using the Health Service Watcher Computer Not Reachable monitor for alerting and availability reporting

  In Operations Manager, it is common to send alerts which a computer’s heartbeat has failed (Health Service Heartbeat Failure) to the server owner. It’s important to alert on heartbeat failures as they indicate an issue with agent’s ability to communicate with Operations Manager. This condition can occur due to a shutdown of the server…