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Beta Private Cloud exams from MMS not showing on MCP transcript

A few month ago I came across Kevin Holman’s blog post on checking the status of the Private Cloud beta exams I took at MMS (71-246 Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud with System Center 2012 & 71-247 Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud with System Center 2012) and to my excitement I passed both […]

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Enable Windows Authentication for Live Maps on a non-RMS Server

I’ve wanted to move my Live Maps installation off of my SCOM 2007 R2 RMS for some time now. But until recently I was under the impression that it was not possible to do this with Windows based authentication enabled in Live Maps. I attended MMS 2011 and stopped by the Savision booth in the […]

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PowerShell Script To Restart Service And Dependents

Some of my Windows 2008 R2 servers have been reaching over our 80% committed memory threshold more often than preferred. There is a hotfix out as noted on Kevin Holman’s OpsMgr Blog – http://blogs.technet.com/b/kevinholman/archive/2010/06/09/wmi-leaks-memory-on-server-2008-r2-monitored-agents.aspx , however the server admins have not tested and deployed the hotfix yet so in the mean time I needed an […]

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Error Installing SQL 2008 SP1 on Windows 7

You are required to install Microsoft SQL 2008 SP1 after installing SQL 2008 on Windows 2008 and 7. After launching the SP1 setup you might receive the following error: TITLE: SQL Server Setup failure. —————————— SQL Server Setup has encountered the following error: Invoke or BeginInvoke cannot be called on a control until the window […]

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