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System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 Upgrade – Operations manager

The goal of this post is to highlight some caveats I’ve found upgrading System Center 2012 to service pack 1, in this installment the focus will be on Operations Manager. This post is not intended in any way to substitute the upgrade guide and the release notes, rather it tries to integrate and highlight what […]

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System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 Update Rollup 1 – Operations Manager

The KB has been corrected on Jan 25th, 2013 – so the MP mess is now properly documented. Quick post for a few caveats I found on SP1 UR1 ( Do not install the update rollup package immediately after you install the System Center 2012 SP1 server. Otherwise, the Health Service state may not be […]

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OpsMgr 2012 – agents across slow WAN links are unable to communicate

OpsMgr 2012 – agents across slow WAN links are unable to communicate WARNING. This critical issue can affect new deployments as well as upgrades from Operations Manager 2007 R2. I can confirm it is present in SysCtr 2012 OpsMgr 2012 UR2, not have a chance to test it with SP1 beta, yet. This is a […]


Planning SQL Server for System Center 2012

I just published a new article on SQL Server planning for SC 2012, I plan to keep it up to date.

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The road to Operations Manager 2012 – MP compatibility

With the release date of System Center 2012 getting closer, it’s time to start to plan for a proper migration to the new version. Every single component of System Center has its own way to perform the upgrade, all of them support a side by side migration, some of them allow for an upgrade. Operations […]



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