System Center 2012 ServicePack 1 has arrived for TechNet and MSDN subscribers

System Center 2012 was released in April 2012, well before Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 were released. As a consequence, these Operating Systems weren't supported. This functionality was slated for System Center 2012 with ServicePack 1, among other new exciting new functionality. This makes ServicePack 1 for System Center 2012 not just an ordinary … Continue reading "System Center 2012 ServicePack 1 has arrived for TechNet and MSDN subscribers"

Integrating Active Directory with System Center Orchestrator

With the release of System Center 2012, admins at large organization can now take advantage of the many monitoring, alerting, backup, restore, automation and remediation capabilities of this new suite. The advanced automation capabilities in System Center are delivered through System Center Orchestrator. You might know this product as Opalis, the company originally responsible for … Continue reading "Integrating Active Directory with System Center Orchestrator"

System Center Monitoring Pack for Active Directory was updated today

While, as an Active Directory admin, you could monitor your Active Directory Domain Controllers by hand on a weekly basis and iron out the kinks and hope your colleagues or customers don’t get affected by problems that plague the servers running these critical networking services, you could also just use System Center Operations Manager.