System Center 2012 Operations Manager Unleashed

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-02-28
  • Publisher: Sams Publishing

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The first and only comprehensive reference and technical guide to Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2012, "System Center Operations Manager 2012 Unleashed" joins Sams'market-leading series of books on Microsoft's System Center product suite: books that have achieved go-to status amongst IT implementers and administrators worldwide. An expert author team of Operations Manager MVPs builds on their best-selling OpsMgr 2007 R2 book, thoroughly illuminating the new version's major improvements, and offering crucial insights for integrating with other Microsoft and third-party products, technologies, and infrastructure. Administrators, consultants, and other IT professionals will find all the information they need to use OpsMgr 2012 to manage all their cloud and datacenter applications and services, no matter how complex their environment may be. This book provides comprehensive coverage of: planning, installation, and migration; configuration; administration, security and compliance; dashboards, trending, and forecasting; backup/recovery; administering and authoring management packs; network, client, and .NET application monitoring; synthetic transactions, distributed applications, cross-platform interoperability; PowerShell automation, and much more.

Author Biography

Kerrie Meyler, System Center MVP for Cloud and Datacenter Management, is the lead author of numerous System Center books in the Unleashed series. This includes System Center Operations Manager 2007 Unleashed (2008), System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Unleashed (2009), System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Unleashed (2010), System Center Opalis Integration Server 6.3 Unleashed (2011), System Center Service Manager 2010 Unleashed (2011), and System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Unleashed (2012). She is an independent consultant and trainer with more than 15 years of Information Technology experience. Kerrie was responsible for evangelizing SMS while a Sr. Technology Specialist at Microsoft and has presented on System Center technologies at TechEd and MMS.


Cameron Fuller, System Center MVP for Cloud and Datacenter Management, is a principal consultant for Catapult Systems and serves as their Corporate Practice Lead for System Center. With 20 years of infrastructure experience, he focuses on management solutions. Cameron coauthored Microsoft Operations Manager 2005 Unleashed (Sams, 2006), System Center Operations Manager 2007 Unleashed (Sams, 2008), and System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Unleashed (Sams, 2010), and was a contributor to System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Unleashed (Sams, 2009). Cameron has written for Windows IT Professional and TechNet magazines and blogs on System Center related topics. Cameron has presented at numerous Microsoft conferences, including TechEd and MMS.


John Joyner, System Center MVP for Cloud and Datacenter Management, is Director of Product Development at ClearPointe, a provider of remote network management and cloud-based Network Operations Center (NOC) services to customers and partners around the world since 2001. John is a coauthor of System Center Operations Manager 2007 Unleashed (Sams, 2008) and System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Unleashed (Sams, 2010). He is also a syndicated technology columnist for CBS-Interactive, covering the Enterprise Cloud and Datacenter beats weekly for TechRepublic since April 2011. John has taught at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock as an adjunct professor for an IT course on cloud infrastructure management.


Contributing Authors:

Jonathan Almquist , Alex Fedotyev, Scott Moss , Oskar Landman, Marnix Wolf, and Pete Zerger


Table of Contents

1. Operations Management Basics
2. What's New
3. Looking Inside OpsMgr
4. Planning Your Operations Manager Deployment
5. Installing Operations Manager 2012
6. Migrating to Operations Manager 2012
7. Configuring and Using Operations Manager 2012
8. Installing and Configuring Agents
9. Complex Configurations
10. Security and Compliance
11. Dashboards, Trending, and Forecasting
12. Backup and Recovery
13. Administering Management Packs
14. Monitoring with Operations Manager 2012
15. .NET Monitoring
16. Network Monitoring
17. Using Synthetic Transactions
18. Distributed Applications
19. Client Monitoring
20. Interoperability and Cross Platform
21. System Center Integration
22. Authoring Management Packs and Reports
23. PowerShell and Operations Manager
24. Operations Manager for the Service Provider
Appendix A. OpsMgr by Example
Appendix B. Performance Counters
Appendix C. Registry Settings
Appendix D. Reference URLs

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