Nové verze VMware Workstation, Server a Player

V první polovině měsíce března byly uvedeny nové verze nástrojů pro virtualizaci od společnosti VMware. VMware Server a VMware Player lze používat zdarma, pouze po registraci na stránkách výrobce. VMware Workstation je placený produkt.

  

VMware Workstation 6.0.3

Download: http://www.vmware.com/download/ws/

Release notes: http://www.vmware.com/support/ws6/doc/releasenotes_ws6.html

VMware Server 1.05

Download: http://www.vmware.com/products/server/

Release notes:  http://www.vmware.com/support/server/doc/releasenotes_server.html

VMware Player 2.03

Download: http://www.vmware.com/download/player/

Release notes:  http://www.vmware.com/support/player2/doc/releasenotes_player2.html

Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) uvolněny pro Windows Vista SP1

Včera byla uvolněna finální verze Microsoft Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT), která umožní administrátorům vzdáleně spravovat jednotlivé role a celkově konfigurovat Windows Server 2008 z počítače s běžícími Windows Vista SP1. Samozřejmá je podpora vzdálené správyCore verze Windows Server 2008.

Po instalaci RSAT na Windows Vista SP1 bude nainstalována Group Policy Management Console, která je odstraněna při instalaci SP1. V RSAT je však rozšířena o podporu funkcí Windows Serveru 2008 jako jsou například Group Policy preference.

Microsoft Remote Server Administration Tools pro Windows Vista x86:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=9ff6e897-23ce-4a36-b7fc-d52065de9960&DisplayLang=en

Microsoft Remote Server Administration Tools pro Windows Vista x64

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=d647a60b-63fd-4ac5-9243-bd3c497d2bc5&DisplayLang=en

Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2008 a BDD 2007 Update 2 uvolněny ke stažení

Po uvolnění Windows Vista Service Pack 1 pomocí služby Microsoft Update a Download Center toto úterý, byly aktualizovány nástroje pro Windows deployment v prostředí Microsoft OS.

Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2008, který byl dnes uvolněn obsahuje také podporu pro Windows Server 2008 a Windows Vista SP1.

Nové vlastnosti MDT 2008:

  • Plná podpora pro Windows Server 2008
  • Přidané „Actions“ obsahující Configure DHCP, Authorize DHCP a Configure DNS a ADDS
  • Nové skripty, které automatizují instalaci „Mass Storage Drivers“ pro Windows XP a Windows 2003 systémy
  • Možnost použití WSUS server pro Windows Update skripty
  • Zvýšený výkon PXE filtru pro System Center Configuration Manager
  • Aktualizovaná dokumentace obsahující nové „Quick Start Guide“ pro System Center Configuration Manager a příručku pro implementaci management packů pro System Center Operations Manager

Stáhnout ZDE.

Také byla uvolněna nová verze Business Desktop Deployment (BDD) 2007 – update 2. Zde byla také přidána podpora pro Windows Vista SP1.

Stáhnout ZDE.

Další informace naleznete na těchto stránkách:

http://www.microsoft.com/deployment

Několik článků Knowledge Base pro OpsMgr 2007 od února do poloviny března 2008

KB949451 – The ScheduleFilter module is removed from a rule in System Center Operations Manager 2007
Sys Center Operations Mgr 2007
KB article – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/949451

KB949452 – Event 4618 is logged when you use the AdtSetup.exe program to update an Audit Collection Services installation in System Center Operations Manager 2007
Sys Center Operations Mgr 2007
KB article – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/949452

KB949454 – Error message when you try to open a report from a link in the scheduled report e-mail notification in System Center Operations Manager 2007: "An internal error occurred on the report server"
Sys Center Operations Mgr 2007
KB article – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/949454

KB949449 – The Client Monitoring Configuration Wizard fails with an unknown error that occurs together with the 80FF002B code when you enable the client monitoring feature in System Center Operations Manager 2007
Sys Center Operations Mgr 2007
KB article – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/949449

KB949455 – System Center Operations Manager 2007 Reporting installation fails on a Windows Server 2008 computer if IIS 6.0 Management Compatibility is not installed
Sys Center Operations Mgr 2007
KB article – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/949455

KB949453 – The state calculation may be delayed when a new group or a distributed application is created in System Center Operations Manager 2007
Sys Center Operations Mgr 2007
KB article – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/949453

KB946426 – You are not prompted that a computer is shut down after the Maintenance Mode window expires in System Center Operations Manager 2007
Sys Center Operations Mgr 2007
KB article – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/946426

KB949450 – You cannot add required permissions to the share when you run the "fix permissions" task in System Center Operations Manager 2007
Sys Center Operations Mgr 2007
KB article – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/949450

KB948559 – AEM does not work when the management server action account is a low-permission account in System Center Operations Manager 2007
Sys Center Operations Mgr 2007
KB article – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/948559

KB949448 – Error message in System Center Operations Manager 2007 or in System Center Essentials 2007: "The setup wizard was interrupted before System Center Operations Manager 2007 could be installed" or "The client has been disconnected from the serverSys Center Operations Mgr 2007, Sys Center Essentials 2007
KB article – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/949448

KB946423 – How to install a System Center Essentials 2007 agent on a computer that is running ISA Server 2006 or ISA Server 2004
Sys Center Essentials 2007
KB article – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/946423

KB946418 – Error message when you install the System Center Operations Manager 2007 reporting feature: "SRS Server Validation Error"
Sys Center Operations Mgr 2007
KB article – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/946418

KB942864 (Update) – How to use diagnostic tracing in System Center Operations Manager 2007 and in System Center Essentials 2007. I stated in a previous post that the existing trace KB article was undergoing a refresh due to changes in OpsMgr SP1 and SCE SP1. The updated article is now available 
Sys Center Operations Mgr 2007
KB article – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/942864

KB946437 – How to disable the use of certificates that are imported by using the MOMCertImport.exe tool in System Center Operations Manager 2007
Sys Center Operations Mgr 2007
KB article – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/946437

KB941017 – The "Columns to display," "Sort columns by," and "Group items by text" values in the Inventory View properties are not localized in System Center Operations Manager 2007
Sys Center Operations Mgr 2007
KB article – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/941017

KB942168 – The Health service does not start after you install the RemotelyAnywhere program on the Root Management Server in System Center Operations Manager 2007
Sys Center Operations Mgr 2007
KB article – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/942168

KB943211 – You cannot use Active Directory integration for untrusted domains in System Center Operations Manager 2007
Sys Center Operations Mgr 2007
KB article – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/943211

KB941045 – User roles, accounts, and profiles are not translated into Japanese in the Japanese version of System Center Operations Manager 2007
Sys Center Operations Mgr 2007
KB article – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/941045

KB941977 – You receive error messages when you try to edit the Web application monitoring settings in System Center Operations Manager 2007
Sys Center Operations Mgr 2007
KB article – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/941977

KB948069 – Error message when you try to run reports in System Center Operations Manager 2007: "Cannot open Database ‚OperationsManagerDW‘ requested by the login"
Sys Center Operations Mgr 2007
KB article – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/948069

KB939769 – You experience a delay in fetching "Actions for Tasks" and "Actions for Reports" for a selected row in System Center Operations Manager 2007
Sys Center Operations Mgr 2007
KB article – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/939769

KB941307 – A health monitor may display state changes in an incorrect order in System Center Operations Manager 2007
Sys Center Operations Mgr 2007
KB article – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/941307

KB938507 – Report scheduling fails in System Center Operations Manager 2007 when the regional settings on the client computer differ from the regional settings on the server
Sys Center Operations Mgr 2007
KB article – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/938507

KB940224 – The Optimized Performance Counter Collection rule collects multiple values of 0 (zero) in System Center Operations Manager 2007
Sys Center Operations Mgr 2007
KB article – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/940224

KB941943 – The HealthServiceStore.edb file size grows to several gigabytes over time in an agent that is running System Center Operations Manager 2007
Sys Center Operations Mgr 2007
KB article – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/941943

KB938510 – You cannot obtain elevated user rights in management servers and in agents in System Center Operations Manager 2007 or System Center Essentials 2007 environments
Sys Center Operations Mgr 2007, Sys Center Essentials 2007
KB article – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/938510

Nové a aktualizované OpsMgr 2007 management packy od HP a MS

Společnost Hewlett-Packard uvolnila aktualizované management packy pro své serverové technologie. Pro stažení je nutná registrace na stránkách výrobce. Také společnost Microsoft uvolnila jeden nový a dva aktualizované management packy pro OpsMgr 2007.

  

HP ProLiant Server Management Packs Version 1.1 for Operations Manager 2007 (update)

HP have relesed an update to the Proliant Server MPs.

Version Information:

  • HP ProLiant Server Management Packs for Operations Manager 2007 – Version 1.1.3
  • Hewlett-Packard Servers Core Library – Version 1.0.33.0
  • Hewlett-Packard ProLiant Servers Base – Version 1.0.33.0
  • Hewlett-Packard ProLiant Servers SNMP Management Pack – Version 1.1.0.0

HP BladeSystem Management Pack for Operations Manager 2007

Version Information:

  • HP BladeSystem Management Pack for Operations Manager 2007 – Version 1.6.15.0
  • Hewlett-Packard BladeSystem Management Pack – Version 1.6.0.0

Microsoft Windows System Resource Manager 2003 Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager 2007

Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Management Pack

Microsoft Windows Server 2000/2003 Active Directory Management Pack

Virtualization Congress 2008

Na začátku března byl oznámen termín pro konání prvního kongresu, zaměřeného na virtualizační technologie, bez závislosti na platformu jediného výrobce. Virtualization Congress by se měl konat 14-16 října 2008 v Londýně, UK. Pořádá ho webový portál virtualization.info, který přináší aktuální zpravodajství a analýzy ze světa virtualizace.

Na kongresu budou prezentovány technologie od několika předních společností v oboru.

http://www.virtualizationcongress.com

Jako hlavní (platinum) sponzoři jsou jmenováni Quest Software, Microsoft, ManageIQ, Citrix a VMware, což by mělo být zárukou kvalitního programu.

   

Blesková zpráva – System Center Essentials 2007 Service Pack 1 (build 1885) ke stažení

Dnes byl uvolněn pro veřejnost System Center Essentials 2007 Service Pack 1. Po OpsMgr 2007 SP1 je zde další aktualizovaný produkt řady System Center. Nyní by Microsoft mohl pokračovat vydáním nové verze System Center Configuration Manageru 2007 SP1. Ale to si ještě počkáme.

Základní popis novinek:

  • Podpora pro správu počítačů ve WORKGROUP
  • Podpora pro monitoring síťových zařízení SNMPv1
  • Podpora použití vícenásobných auto-approval pravidel pro správu updatů
  • Podpora použití vzdálené instance SQL Server 2005 instance na počítači s jinou architekturou (x86 nebo x64) než která je na počítači s běžícím Essentials 2007 management serverem
  • Podpora pro běh Essentials 2007 management serveru, konzole a agenta na počítačích s
  • Windows Server 2008 bude dokončena do 90 dnů od uvedení Essentials 2007 SP1.
  • Management packy pro Windows Server 2008 a jeho role budou dostupné krátce po uvedení Windows Server 2008.
  • Vylepšeny dokumenty pro backup a disaster recovery
  • Vylepšeny management packy
  • Vylepšen výkon, použitelnost a podpora

Originální popis:

Essentials 2007 provides a single solution with a single console for managing your servers, clients, hardware, software, and IT services for a more unified experience. This unified user experience simplifies the complexity inherent in using multiple IT management tools or tools specifically designed for Enterprise IT environments. Also, using the same central console from which you monitor your IT environment you can assess, configure and deploy updates, plus install software to groups and computers you want to target.
Feature Bullet Summary: System Center Essentials 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1) incorporates the following the improvements and major changes in functionality. For a complete list of fixes and changes that are included in Essentials 2007 SP1 please see: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=110536.

• Support for managing workgroup-joined computers
• Support for monitoring SNMPv1 network devices
• Support for using multiple auto-approval rules in update management
• Support for using a remote SQL Server 2005 instance on a computer with a different architecture (x86 or x64) than that of the computer running the Essentials 2007 management server
• Support for running the Essentials 2007 management server, console and agent on computers running Windows Server 2008 within 90 days of the release of Essentials 2007 SP1. Management packs for Windows Server 2008 and its role will be available shortly after the release of Windows Server 2008.
• Improved backup and disaster recovery guidance
• Improvements in management pack quality
• Improvements in performance, usability, and supportability

Linky pro stažení:

SCE 2007 SP1 Evaluation:http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=246DF207-F051-47C3-BD64-C9072281C3C8&displaylang=en

SP1 Upgrade (x86/x64):http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=20824F84-B98A-4E42-93A7-045A7A58E289&displaylang=en

Další odkazy:

The SCE TechCenter  http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sce/default.aspx

SCE Migration Guide http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=9A7D0A52-4380-46A8-BA80-729AE2CC8CBA&displaylang=en

SCE Operations Guide http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=DBF51282-1784-4B9F-ABD1-E2B5CB12F1A8&displaylang=en