Updates SCOM CU6 and SC UR1

System Center 2012 Products have been just released and we have an update.
System Center Update Rollup 1 that has updates for more products,
Virtual Machine Manager Server Update (KB2663959)
Virtual Machine Manager Console Update (KB2663960)
Virtual Machine Manager Self-Service Portal Update (KB2663961)
App Controller Update (KB2677596)
Operations Manager Update (KB2674695) – Windows monitoring
Operations Manager Update (KB2674695) – New feature
Description of Update Rollup 1 for System Center 2012

The update is small compared with the previous MS updates for SCOM, the Download is 74MB in size.

In case that you still have the SCOM 2007 R2 Version, Microsoft released a new update Cumulatiove Update 6 that resolves some problems and adds new agents for IBM AIX 7.1 and Oracle Solaris 11
The update is still big but in the acceptabe size, 1 GB. You can get it from here.

Good luck with the updates!

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System Center 2012 SP1 – Virtual Machine Manager

In March there was published an article with the CTP Features of System Center Service Pack 1 for Virtual Machine Manager

Some of the interesting features are:
1)Add a Virtual Hard Disk Larger Than 2 TB to a Virtual Machine
2)Migrate a Running Virtual Machine Without Downtime using Live migrate:
-Live migrate the VM within a cluster
-Live migrate the VM in and out of a cluster
-Live migrate the storage of the VM from one storage sub-system to the other
-Live migrate the VM from one host to the other (with no shared storage)

From here you can download the Step-by-Step Guide for System Center 2012 SP1 – Virtual Machine Manager
A Interesting article can be found on the Technet website.

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Free Private Ccloud Beta Exam 071-246 and 071-247

In case that you want go get certificated on Microsoft Privat Cloud you can take the exams 071-246 and 071-247 free of charge during the Beta Period. For this you can use the Promotion Codes for Beta.

FREE PRIVATE CLOUD BETA EXAMS – ONLINE REGISTRATION NOW LIVE!
71-246 | Private Cloud Monitoring and Operations with System Center 2012
71-247 | Private Cloud Configuration and Deployment with System Center 2012

Use Promo Code:
PC46 for 071-246
PC47 for 071-247

Good, luck

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System Center Operations Manager 2012

System Center Operation Manager 2012 is out!

System Center 2012 – Operations Manager (x86 and x64) – DVD (English)
Release Date: 4/2/2012

This is a picture from my TechNet Subscription.. so… if you have subscription.. you can download it!

There are also documents  that you can acces at this LINK

But guess what.. there are more System Center 2012 products released 

System Center 2012 – Unified Installer (x86 and x64) – DVD (English)
ISO|English|Release Date: 4/2/2012|Details
System Center 2012 – Orchestrator (x86) – DVD (English)
ISO|English|Release Date: 4/2/2012|Details
System Center 2012 – Service Manager (x64) – DVD (English, Chinese – Simplified, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese-Brazil, Russian, Spanish)
ISO|Multiple Languages|Release Date: 4/2/2012|Details
System Center 2012 – App Controller (x64) – DVD (English, Chinese – Simplified, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese-Brazil, Russian, Spanish)
ISO|Multiple Languages|Release Date: 4/2/2012|Details
System Center 2012 – Virtual Machine Manager (x64) – DVD (English, Chinese – Simplified, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese-Brazil, Russian, Spanish)
ISO|Multiple Languages|Release Date: 4/2/2012|Details
System Center 2012 – Data Protection Manager (x64) – DVD (English, Chinese – Simplified, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese-Brazil, Russian, Spanish)
ISO|Multiple Languages|Release Date: 4/2/2012|Details
System Center 2012 Configuration Manager and Endpoint Protection (x86 and x64) – DVD (English, Chinese – Simplified, French, German, Japanese, Russian)
ISO|Multiple Languages|Release Date: 4/2/2012|Details
System Center 2012 – Operations Manager (x86 and x64) – DVD (English)
ISO|English|Release Date: 4/2/2012|Details

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Course: “Creating and Managing a Private Cloud with System Center 2012 Jump Start”

Do you want to take part to a free charge Microsoft Training regarding System Center 2012?

Course: “Creating and Managing a Private Cloud with System Center 2012 Jump Start”
Date/Time: February 21-22, 2012 from 9:00am – 5:00pm PST
Where: Live virtual classroom (online from wherever you are)
Cost: FREE!
Target audience: IT Professionals (IT Implementers, managers, decision makers)
Register: HERE

Day 1: Deployment & Configuration

Part 1: Understanding the Microsoft Private Cloud
Part 2: Deploying the Infrastructure Components
Part 3: Deploying the Private Cloud Infrastructure
Part 4: Deploying the Service Layer
Part 5: Deploying the Applications & VMs

Day 2: Management & Operations

Part 6: Managing the Infrastructure Components
Part 7: Managing the Private Cloud Infrastructure
Part 8: Managing the Service Layer
Part 9: Managing the Applications & VMs

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Transforming IT with Microsoft Private Cloud

Transforming IT with Microsoft Private Cloud  – Live presetation

Starts: Tuesday, January 17, 2012 8:30 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Duration: 2 hour(s)

You can register at https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032500061&Culture=en-US

Could be that Microsoft announces the release to manufacturing of System Center 2012 family!

 

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I got my MCT Certification!

Dec 23 2011 Congratulations! On behalf of Microsoft, we are happy to welcome you to the Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) Program. You will be sent a Microsoft Certified Trainer Welcome Kit within four to six weeks.

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System Center Operation Manager 2012 RC

System Center Operations Manager 2012 provides deep application diagnostics and infrastructure monitoring that can help you ensure the predictable performance and availability of vital applications and offers a comprehensive view of your datacenter, private, and public clouds.
Today was released the RC version that can be downloaded from here

You can visit also the Technet Blog

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Microsoft System Center Operation Manager 2012 Beta

Microsoft System Center Operation Manager 2012 Beta
Am asteptat… am asteptat… dar avem SCOM 2012 Beta!!
SCOM 2012

Cateva dintre noutati:
- Moniorizarea perfomantelor si diagnosticarea aplicatilor .NET dar si moniorizarea aplicatiilor JEE
- Monitorizarea mediilor eterogene
- Imbunatatirea monitorizarii echipamentelor de retea si a alertelor
- Simplificarea infrastructurii de management
- Console comune intre datacenter si cloud dar si dashboard customizat.

Impreuna cu Kitul de instalare SCOM2012BETA.exe vine si o arhiva cu documentatii OperationsManager2012BetaDocumentation.zip

Arhiva de documentatii cuprinde:
OM12_Beta.docx – Quick Start Guide to Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2012 Beta ( 61 Pagini )
OM12_Deployment.docx – Deployment Guide for Operations Manager 2012 ( 103 Pagini )
OM12_Operations.docx – System Center Operations Manager 2012 Beta Operations Guide (302 Pagini — oooo….!!!!)
OM12_SupConfig.docx – Operations Manager 2012 Supported Configurations (19 Pagini)
OpsMgr2012ReleaseNotes.htm
Documentatia se poate gasi si Online

Configuratia suportata in aceste moment o gasiti Aici.
In documentul SC_OM 2012_DS_FINAL 062111 am gasit o poza foarte interesanta… echipa de aplicatii nu are de ce sa se mai planga!

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Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary June 2011

Numai ce incepeam sa ne obisnuim si noi cu putine update-uri lunare de la Microsoft si iata… astazi tocmai am instalat 120MB de update-uri :) . Luna aceasta au fost lansate pe langa obisnuitele updaturi de sistem de operare, update-urile pentru Office, .NET Framework 4,  .NET Framework 3.5.1, si  Internet Explorer 9.
Pentru mai multe infrmatii puteti urmarii webcastul de aceasta luna TechNet Webcast: Information about Microsoft Security  Bulletins for July (Level 200)

Lista de updaturi de pe PC-ul meu de luna aceasta:
Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 9 for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2530548)
Definition Update for Microsoft Security Essentials – KB2310138 (Definition 1.105.1933.0)
Security Update for .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 for x64-based Systems (KB2478662)
Security Update for .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 for x64-based Systems (KB2518869)
Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems (KB2478663)
Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems (KB2518870)
Security Update for Microsoft Excel 2010 (KB2523021), 64-Bit Edition
Security Update for Microsoft InfoPath 2010 (KB2510065), 64-Bit Edition
Security Update for Microsoft Silverlight (KB2512827)
Security Update for Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Service Pack 1 Redistributable Package (KB2538242)
Security Update for Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Service Pack 1 Redistributable Package (KB2538243)
Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2476490)
Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2503665)
Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2525694)
Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2536275)
Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2536276)
Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2544893)
Update for Microsoft Office 2010 (KB2523113), 64-Bit Edition
Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool x64 – June 2011 (KB890830)

In fiecare luna puteti sa vizitati pagina Microsoft Security Bulletin Summaries and Webcasts pentru a fi la zi cu problemele de securitate care au fost descoperite in luna resepectiva.

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