Error in the Authoring View

  Recently I was contacted by a customer who was getting a pop-up error in his OpsMgr console when he would open up the Authoring View.  Initially we weren’t sure if the problem was with his profile or if he was experiencing some sort of permissions issue. But after some initial testing (opening the console…

Where to get the Integration Packs for System Center Orchestrator 2012 Beta? (#SCORC)

I’ve downloaded and installed the beta for System Center Orchestrator – but there are no integration packs. Where do I get these from?   Original Opalis IP’s: Download the full Opalis 6.3 with 6.2.2 package (for customers with qualifying SMSE,SMSD, CMS or System Center IP’s and QIK: http://blogs.technet.com/b/scorch/archive/2011/06/30/system-center-ips-and-qik-for-use-with-orchestrator.aspx Microsoft download catalog: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/search.aspx?q=integration%20pack&p=4&r=10&t=102 System Center Integration…

New functionality in the Windows Server Core OS MP version 6.0.6957.0 (#SCOM, #SYSCTR)

Kevin Holman has already written up on this MP at http://blogs.technet.com/b/kevinholman/archive/2011/09/30/opsmgr-new-base-os-mp-6-0-6956-0-adds-cluster-shared-volume-monitoring-bpa-and-many-changes.aspx but I wanted to throw in my 2 cents on this topic. There are two critical items which I see in this MP which I see as large steps forward: CSV Monitoring: I was at a client when a CSV ran out of disk…

Windows Phone 7.5 Great Review

Just read this great review about the Windows Phone 7 Mango update (Windows Phone 7.5), this explains what is available and is a great recap of the new and enhanced features available. I highly encourage you to check this out, http://thisismynext.com/2011/09/27/windows-phone-75-mango-review/