Tag Archives: Windows 8/Server 2012

Network Virtualization (NVGRE) in Windows Server 2012 May Not work if You Do Not Have Update KB2779768 Installed

Two of my colleagues were testing Network Virtualization these days and stumbled on some strange issue. They’ve setup two standalone Hyper-V hosts, installed System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager SP1 and added the two hosts to be managed by VMM. They’ve created two networks with network virtualization in VMM. The first network was for customer […]

New Version: Insight Control for Microsoft System Center 7.2

Insight Control for Microsoft System Center is a package of integration kits that aim to integrate HP Hardware and Software with Microsoft System Center. Here is the description of these integration kits taken from the HP site: System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) support: The HP ProLiant and BladeSystem Management Packs expose the native capabilities of […]

New MP: Windows Server Failover Clustering

This new version add support for Windows Server 2012 Failover Clustering. Along with the released in January management pack for Hyper-V the Failover Cluster MP is one of the most waited at least to me. With these two management packs we now have full monitoring for Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V clusters. This management pack still […]

New MP: System Center 2012 Monitoring Pack for Windows Deployment Services

One more management pack is released today by MSFT. This MP provides monitoring for Windows Deployment Services in Windows Server 2012. The MP is also supported on SCOM 2012 but I bet you can install it without issues on SCOM 2007 R2. The reason why I think that the MP will work on the earlier […]

New MP: Windows Server Network Load Balancing Management Pack

Another management pack for Windows Server role or feature is updated. If you open the download link you will see that the page and the title says “Windows Server 2008 Network Load Balancing Management Pack for Operations Manager 2007” but actually the management pack monitors any NLB from Windows Server 2008 till 2012. Also the […]

Introducing SCVMM Service Templates and Datacenter Automation by Solution Accelerators Team

Solution Accelerators Team in Microsoft is starting two new initiatives: