Saturday, October 10, 2009

SCOM R2: New OpsMgr R2 MP released (6.1.7553.0)

Just a few days ago Microsoft released an updated version of the OpsMgr 2007 R2 Management Pack.
If you have SCOM R2 you can benefit from this release right-away. This MP package (Version 6.1.7553.0) is specific to OpsMgr 2007 R2 and will not import on product versions prior to that. You can find it in the MP Catalog.

A similar update for OpsMgr 2007 SP1 will be released in the coming weeks. It will be announced on

Some highlights:
  • Better threshold adjustments which results in less false positives
  • Updated knowledge base and display strings
  • Disabled some non-actionable rules & monitors
  • Extra performance counters
Read the updated MP guide for more information.

These updates are based on Community, Customer, and internal feedback.
See Kevin Holman's blog about SCOM agents continuously rebooting after reaching a memory threshold. This is one of the things fixed in this newly released Management Pack.