This zip file contains articles from the OpsManJam.com website that is in the process of being retired.  The site was dedicated to technical information on Operations Manager 2007 and Operations Manager 2007 R2.  Its functionality has been replaced with TechNet assets such as the Gallery and Wiki.

The sample management packs that were available on the site are available in the TechNet Gallery.

The files that are available in this download are listed and described in the following table.

Title

Last Modified

Description

Guidelines for MP text (product knowledge, description, names)_external

4/20/2009

This document provides guidance on writing product knowledge for management pack components

How MSIT Manages Overrides

7/24/2008

Description of how Microsoft IT manages overrides in their environment.

How to Control the Deployment of a Management Pack

8/27/2009

Strategy for deploying management packs while controlling the discovery of managed objects.

Implementing High Availability Reporting

8/7/2008

This document will provide the information required to deploy a highly available System Center Operations Manager 2007 Reporting solution. Before embarking on this, be sure to spend some time considering the true value in having a highly available reporting solution.

Maximizing Performance with User Roles

8/28/2008

The purpose of this document is to explain how operational performance can be maximized through the implementation of User Roles.

mp_helper

8/7/2008

This is list  of all standard classes, classes hierarchy, monitors, UI Pages, Reports and Reports UI Elements in Operations Manager 2007. All lists are sortable and filtered.

MPguide_template_external

7/6/2009

Updated version, added content on disabled monitors.

OM2007_Configure_SQL_LogShipping

11/7/2008

This document provides deployment guidance for installing and configuring the SQL Server 2005 Log Shipping feature as an option to provide redundancy of the Operations Manager operational database between two SQL Server 2005 servers in the same management group.  This configuration is intended to compliment your recovery strategy.

OM2007_DeployServiceLevelDashboard

4/5/2011

This document provides deployment guidance for installing and configuring the Service Level Dashboard for System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2.

 

The guide covers the following topics:

 

  • Scenarios for deploying Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and the databases.
  • Configuring Kerberos authentication
  • Configuring DCOM permissions on Server 2008 and 2008 R2 for IISWAMREG
  • Troubleshooting
  • Deploying the Service Level Dashboard
  • Scenarios for configuring SLO’s, including an IT Service (example provided is DNS Server)

OM2007_DeployServiceLevelDashboard

4/6/2011

This document provides deployment guidance for installing and configuring the Service Level Dashboard for System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2.

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OM2007_Install_Reporting_WindowsServer2008

12/5/2008

This document provides deployment guidance for installing and configuring Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 Reporting Server component on Windows Server 2008.

Operating System Deployment Whitepaper

6/15/2010

Operating System Deployment Using Microsoft System Center Essentials 2010 and Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2010.

Operations Manager Data Retention  Grooming

2/20/2009

This article covers details of data retention and grooming for Operations Manager 2007 Sp1.

OpsMgr 2007 Certificate Management via Command Line v1 6

5/21/2009

The purpose of this document is to provide practical guidance for deploying a System Center Operations Manager 2007 infrastructure that is designed to manage computers that are in Workgroups and un-trusted Domains.

OpsMgr2007_MP Lifecycle Management

8/7/2008

This presentation provides suggestions on administering management packs throughout their lifecycle in your organization

Regular expression support in SCOM 2007

10/24/2008

Many teams that are authoring management packs may need to include regular expression matching in their discoveries and groups, as well as for pattern matching in expression criteria in monitors and rules.

There are two different types of regular expression support in the SCOM product, and you have to know which element you are working in to choose the correct one.  Specifically, Group membership calculation and expression filters use distinctly different syntaxes for pattern matching.

ReportKnowledgeTemplate

10/24/2008

The Performance report allows analyzing multiple series of performance data.

The report offers adding one or multiple charts and display data as historical chart or histograms.

SCOM Connector Quickstart

8/12/2008

The purpose of this document is to explain how operational performance can be maximized through the implementation of User Roles