OpsMgr: How do I determine what rules and monitors apply to a system?

Microsoft provides a tool which provides functionality which may meet the requirements called the effective configuration viewer (available at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=a9db4dca-6716-478d-89b9-42f27ebc76a8&DisplayLang=en). The best discussion on this topic is available at http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en/operationsmanagermgmtpacks/thread/74896e46-4a0b-4953-aaea-8c24ee1af975 which discusses a way to find what monitors generate alerts, and what alerts generate write actions (or mentions maybe you can query the database). Jeremy…

The 2010 Event

First Cinco de Mayo, then the 2010 Event.  May just keeps on giving.  Check it out on May 12th for all of the buzz around the launch of the Microsoft 2010 products. This is how our Denver office is feeling….   …and as for the Houston office….

Interview with the OpsMgr 2007 R2 Unleashed authors

SystemCenterCentral did an interview with several of the authors and contributors on the newly released System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 book including myself. We talked about what’s included in the book including discussions on targeting, authoring and virtualization. The podcast is available at: http://www.systemcentercentral.com/BlogDetails/tabid/143/IndexID/65128/Default.aspx. As a side-note, it was really cool to meet with…