April 26, 2013
The System Center Advisor Connector for Operations Manager preview enables Operations Manager users to receive ongoing assessment of configuration for their windows computers. After installing the connector and selecting computers to be analyzed, Operations Managers users will be able to receive Advisor alerts in the Operations Manager console.
Supported operating systems: Windows Server 2012
This Preview requires Operations Manager 2012 SP1 with Update Rollup 2 installed. Complete Operations Manager system requirements can be found at : http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj656654.aspx
In order to install the Advisor Connector preview:
- Download the MSI provided in this page
- Extract the contents to a folder in your computer
- Import the extracted MPBs into the Operations Manager Console
For more information on configuring the Advisor Connector Preview, visit the Advisor Online Help at: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=293793
You can also ask questions and learn more about Advisor at our blog: http://blogs.technet.com/b/momteam/archive/2013/04/09/system-center-advisor-connector-for-operations-manager-preview.aspx
You can download the System Center Advisor Connector for Operations Manager Preview here
June 6, 2012
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April 6, 2012
Microsoft Technet Library for System Center 2012
App Controller provides a unified console that helps you manage public clouds and private clouds, as well as cloud-based virtual machines and services.
Configuration Manager provides a comprehensive solution for change and configuration management for the Microsoft platform. It allows you to deploy operating systems, software applications, and software updates; and to monitor and remediate computers for compliance settings. With Configuration Manager, you can also monitor hardware and software inventory, and remotely administer computers.
|Data Protection Manager
Data Protection Manager (DPM) is a backup and recovery solution for Microsoft workloads. DPM provides out-of-the-box protection for Files and Folders, Exchange Server, SQL Server, Virtual Machine Manager, SharePoint, Hyper-V, and client computers. For large-scale deployments, DPM also allows you to monitor your backups through a central console or remotely.
Endpoint Protection provides an antimalware and security solution for the Microsoft platform.
Operations Manager provides infrastructure monitoring that is flexible and cost-effective, helps ensure the predictable performance and availability of vital applications, and offers comprehensive monitoring for your datacenter and cloud, both private and public.
Orchestrator provides orchestration, integration, and automation of IT processes through the creation of runbooks, enabling you to define and standardize best practices and improve operational efficiency.
Service Manager provides an integrated platform for automating and adapting your organization’s IT service management best practices, such as those found in Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF) and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL). It provides built-in processes for incident and problem resolution, change control, and asset lifecycle management.
|Virtual Machine Manager
Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) is a management solution for the virtualized datacenter, enabling you to configure and manage your virtualization host, networking, and storage resources in order to create and deploy virtual machines and services to private clouds that you have created.
The Unified Installer is a tool that enables a single user-interface experience for the installation of seven System Center 2012 components. The Unified Installer provides a means of distributed installation from a central point using the existing Setup program of each component.
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October 15, 2011
Microsoft System Center Advisor Release Candidate gives you online advise about your systems.
I activated System Center Advisor RC for my Mobile DataCenter ( EliteBook 8740W ) on this site :
You can create an account from here : https://www.systemcenteradvisor.com/Default.aspx
This is the main screen when you signing in :
The console is easy to use, I just added my Mobile Server to the Console :
From that moment my Server is in controle by System Center Advisor and you get the alerts with the Microsoft advise :
Microsoft System Center Advisor send alert notifications by email, I get the email message on my Windows Phone 7.5. This keeps my Mobile Data Center Healty when you
take the right actions advised by System Center.
Microsoft System Center Advisor takes also snapshots of your Server configurations.
Here under you see the configuration settings of my SCVMM2012 database, what is really simple to get from the console :
Microsoft System Center Advisor makes also snapshots of the Server configuration changes, Really handy for trouble shooting :
You can manage the environment online with more administrators :
This is a report email alert from System Center Advisor in my Email :
I like Microsoft System Center Advisor, It’s helping me to keep my DataCenter Healty and I learn a lot of the Microsoft advises.