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What’s in a Heartbeat

  Questions often come on the forums about Heartbeat Discovery including how often should they be configured to run or indirectly, what updates certain resource information in ConfigMgr like the IP Address. The answer to the first question depends on what you are going to use the data for that is contained in a Heartbeat…

Using #ConfigMgr to deploy OpsMgr CU4 updates to manually installed agents (#SCOM)

Kevin Holman provides a great article on how to upgrade OpsMgr to CU4 which is available at: http://blogs.technet.com/b/kevinholman/archive/2011/02/01/opsmgr-2007-r2-cu4-rollup-hotfix-ships-and-my-experience-installing-it.aspx  One item that his article does not cover however is details about how to upgrade agents which were manually installed. Manually installed agents will not appear in the pending view after CU4 has been deployed, and require…