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Author Keely, Paul
Title Mastering System Center 2012 Operations Manager
Imprint Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2012
©2013
book jacket
Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (674 pages)
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Note Intro -- Mastering System Center 2012 Operations Manager -- Copyright -- Acknowledgments -- About the Authors -- About the Contributors -- Contents at a Glance -- Contents -- Introduction -- Who Should Read This Book? -- The Contents at a Glance -- Part 1: Implementation and Administration -- Part 2: Maintenance and Troubleshooting -- The Mastering Series -- Final Comments -- How to Contact the Authors -- Part 1: Implementation and Administration -- Chapter 1: Overview of Operations Management -- Understanding IT Service Management -- Exploring ITIL -- Exploring the MOF -- Exploring the Dynamic System Initiative -- Tying It All Together -- Defining Operations Management -- Systems Management -- Operations Management -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 2: Installing Operations Manager 2012 -- Planning the Operations Manager Environment -- Infrastructure Planning and Design Guides -- Sizing Helper Tool -- Operations Manager Building Blocks -- Management Group -- Management Server -- Resource Pools -- Operations Manager Agent -- Gateway Server -- Operations Console -- Web Console Server -- Reporting Server -- Operational Database -- Operations Manager Data Warehouse -- Management Packs -- Audit Collection Services -- ACS Collector -- ACS Forwarder -- ACS Database -- AEM File Share -- Installing -- Prerequisite Checker -- Environmental Prerequisites -- Hardware Prerequisites -- Software Prerequisites -- Firewall Prerequisites -- Required Service Accounts -- Required Groups -- Installation Example Network -- Introducing the Example Network -- Installing the First Management Server -- Installing the Operations Manager Console -- Installing Operations Manager Reporting -- Installing the Operations Manager Web Console -- Installing the Second Management Server -- Installing a Gateway Server -- Installing ACS
Upgrading to System Center Operations Manager 2012 -- Upgrade Prerequisites -- Deciding the Upgrade Path -- Upgrade Path Checklists -- The Upgrade Wizard -- Notes from the Field-Upgrade or Migrate? -- Additional Upgrade Resources -- Active Directory Integration -- Bottom Line -- Chapter 3: Management Group Settings -- Configuring Management Group Global Settings -- Alerts -- Database Grooming -- Privacy Settings -- Reporting Settings -- Web Addresses -- Configuring Global Server Settings -- Heartbeat -- Security -- Exploring Global Agent Settings -- Understanding Individual Server Options -- Agent Management -- Heartbeat -- Security -- Proxy Settings -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 4: Installing and Configuring Agents -- Prerequisites -- Installing the Agent from the Console -- Installing Manually -- Installing from the Media -- Other Manual Installation Methods -- Patching Manually Installed Agents -- Adjusting Individual Agent Settings -- Properties -- Open -- Change Primary Management Server -- Repair -- Uninstall -- Delete -- Deploying the Agent to a Unix/Linux Computer -- Manual Agent Install on Unix/Linux -- Deploying an Agent to an Untrusted Client -- The Local Server Certificate Request and Import Process -- A Closer Look at the Agent Files and Queues -- What Happens if the Agent Stops Communicating with the Management Group? -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 5: Managing Management Packs -- Understanding Monitoring Capabilities -- Identifying Management Pack Requirements -- Current Management Packs Available -- Requirements for Management Pack Monitoring -- Exploring Management Packs -- Discovery -- Groups -- Monitors -- Using Rules -- Management Pack Templates -- Overrides -- Removing Management Packs -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 6: Understanding Management Packs -- What Does Operations Manager Monitor? -- What Is a Management Pack?
Implementing a Management Pack -- Tuning a Management Pack -- Advanced Authoring Topics -- Classes, Inheritance, and Relationships -- Discoveries -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 7: Working with Consoles -- The Consoles -- The Operations Console -- The Web Console -- Operations Manager Shell -- Application Advisor -- Application Diagnostics -- SharePoint Web Part -- Console Overview -- Workspaces -- Views -- Customizing the Console -- Limiting the Data in the Details Pane -- Creating Views As an Operator -- Tasks -- Maintenance Mode -- Operators -- Notifications -- Configuring Notification Channels -- Configuring Notification Subscribers -- Configuring Notification Subscriptions -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 8: Network Monitoring -- Exploring Operations Manager Network Monitoring -- Multivendor Support -- Multidevice Support -- Multiprotocol Support -- Resource Pools -- Dashboards and Reports -- Understanding Network Device Discovery -- Discovery Rules -- RunAs Accounts -- RunAs Profiles -- Discovery Phases -- Configuring Network Device Discovery -- Network Device Descriptions -- What Exactly Gets Discovered? -- Viewing a Certified Network Device -- Managing Network Monitoring -- Reporting on Your Network Devices -- Running Tasks -- Using Network Monitoring Groups -- Server Interface Discovery (Interface Stitching) -- Network Monitoring Dashboards -- Network Vicinity Dashboard Limitations -- Troubleshooting Network Monitoring -- Network Device Discovery Problems -- Device Components Not Discovered -- Bottom Line -- Chapter 9: Application Performance Monitoring -- APM Overview -- APM Features -- Server-Side Monitoring -- Client-Side Monitoring -- .NET Application Performance Monitoring Template -- APM Architecture -- Databases -- Management Servers -- Agent -- Consoles -- Enabling Server-Side Monitoring -- Sample .NET Applications -- Prerequisites
Server-Side Configuration -- Enabling Client-Side Monitoring -- Prerequisites -- Compatibility Check -- Client-Side Configuration -- Client-Side vs. Web Application Monitoring -- Working with the Consoles -- Using the Operations Manager Console -- Using the Application Diagnostics Console -- Launching the Application Diagnostics Console -- Exploring Application Diagnostics -- Using the Application Advisor Console -- Application Advisor Dependencies -- Launching the Application Advisor Console -- Running APM Reports -- Report Tools -- Security in APM -- APM Role-Based Access -- What About Sensitive Data in .NET Monitoring? -- APM Dashboards -- Introduction to Java-Based Application Monitoring -- Prerequisites -- What Level of Monitoring Can We Expect? -- Java Is All About the Beans -- JEE Monitoring Online Resources -- Troubleshooting APM -- Troubleshooting Application Discoveries -- Generating On-Demand Errors -- Troubleshooting Client-Side Monitoring -- Troubleshooting Application Diagnostics -- Troubleshooting Application Advisor -- Leveraging the Operations Manager Management Pack -- Too Many APM Alerts -- APM Technical Resources -- Bottom Line -- Chapter 10: Working with Complex Configurations -- Multiple Management Groups -- Preproduction Requirements -- Capacity Requirements -- Security Requirements -- Connected Management Groups -- Working with Multihomed Agents -- Multihoming Overview -- Multihoming Considerations -- Configuring Multihomed Agents -- Working with Third-Party Management Solutions -- Connection vs. Integration -- Integrating with Orchestrator -- The Bottom Line -- Part 2: Maintenance and Troubleshooting -- Chapter 11: Optimizing Your Environment -- Optimizing Management Packs -- Identifying Useful Settings -- Customizing Management Packs -- Optimizing Rules -- Modifying Existing Rules -- Creating New Rules
Self-Tuning Thresholds -- Optimized Performance Counters -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 12: Backup, Restore, and Disaster Recovery -- Operations Manager Architecture -- Pools -- Management Server -- Databases -- Reporting Server -- Audit Collection Services -- Gateway Server -- Common Backup and Restore Scenarios -- Databases -- OperationsManager Database -- OperationsManagerDW Database -- OperationsManagerAC Database -- Management Server -- Reporting Server -- Gateway Server -- ACS Collector -- Basics -- The Backups -- Advanced -- Disaster Recovery -- Technologies behind HA -- Using Operations Manager 2012 to Monitor Your Disaster Recovery Site -- Replicating Operations Manager Data to Your Disaster Recovery Site -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 13: Troubleshooting -- System Center 2012 Operations Manager Troubleshooting Tools -- Microsoft Tools -- Community Tools -- Other Essential Tools -- Installation Troubleshooting -- Upgrading from Operations Manager 2007 R2 -- Service Principal Name Not Registered -- Troubleshooting Agents -- Agent Warnings and Errors in Event Viewer -- Agent Communication Issues -- Manually Deployed Agents Missing -- Operations Manager Won't Remove an Agent Entry in the Pending Management Folder -- Troubleshooting Management Packs -- Management Pack Warnings and Errors in Event Viewer -- Management Pack Guides -- Management Pack Discoveries -- Performance Troubleshooting -- Agent Performance Problems -- Slow Console Performance -- Optimizing Performance -- Troubleshooting Security Issues -- Overcoming Issues with the W32Time Service -- Understanding Why the Discovery Wizard Never Completes -- Security Failure Audits, Warnings, and Errors in Event Viewer -- Troubleshooting Reports -- Blank Reports -- Online Resources for Troubleshooting -- Useful Websites -- Social Networking -- The Bottom Line
Chapter 14: Scripting Operations Manager 2012
An essential guide on the latest version of Microsoft's server management tool Microsoft's powerful Mastering System Center 2012 Operations Manager introduces many exciting new and enhanced feature sets that allow for large-scale management of mission-critical servers. This comprehensive guide provides invaluable coverage to help organizations monitor their environments across computers, network, and storage infrastructures while maintaining efficient and effective service levels across their applications. Provides intermediate and advanced coverage of all aspects of Systems Center 2012 Operations Manager, including designing, planning, deploying, managing, maintaining, and scripting Operations Manager Offers a hands-on approach by providing many real-world scenarios to show you how to use the tool in various contexts Anchors conceptual explanations in practical application Mastering System Center 2012 Operations Manager clearly shows you how this powerful server management tool can best be used to serve your organization's needs
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Keely, Paul Mastering System Center 2012 Operations Manager Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2012 9781118128992
Subject Microsoft Windows server.;Electronic data processing -- Management.;Computer systems -- Evaluation.;Computer networks -- Management
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Hadzhiyski, Ivan
Greene, Kevin
Allen, Samuel M
Sampaio, Telmo
de Haan, Arie
Sampaio, Telmo
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