HP Operations Smart Plug-in for Microsoft Enterprise Servers

for HP Operations Manager for Windows®

Release Notes

Software version: 7.10 / October 2008

This document provides an overview of the changes made to HP Operations Smart Plug-in for Microsoft Enterprise Servers for the 7.10 release. It contains important information not included in the online help.

In This Version
Documentation Updates
Upgrade
Uninstall
Known Problems, Limitations, and Workarounds
Support
Legal Notices

In This Version

This version of the Microsoft Enterprise Servers SPI runs with OpenView Operations (OVO) for Windows version 7.50, and HP Operations Manager (HPOM) for Windows version 8.10.

Running with HPOM for Windows 8.10 the Microsoft Enterprise Servers SPI extends management capabilities to:

NOTE: When you install the Microsoft Enterprise Servers SPI on HPOM 8.10 all policies and tools for all the Enterprise Servers are visible, but only the above mentioned Enterprise Servers are supported.

Running with OVO for Windows 7.50 the Microsoft Enterprise Servers SPI extends management capabilities to:

Obsolete Versions

Microsoft has made the following versions of Enterprise Servers obsolete:

These versions are not supported by the Microsoft Enterprise Servers SPI 6.30. However, policies necessary for monitoring these Enterprise Servers are still packaged with the Microsoft Enterprise Servers SPI.

NEW FEATURE: Support for Monotoring SPS2007 Sharepoint Portal Server.

Documentation Updates

The first page of this release notes document contains the following identifying information:

To check for recent updates or to verify that you are using the most recent edition, go to the following web site:
http://h20230.www2.hp.com/selfsolve/manuals

NOTE: To view files in PDF format (*.pdf), Adobe Acrobat Reader must be installed on your system. To download Adobe Acrobat Reader, go to the following web site:
http://www.adobe.com/

Upgrade

Upgrading from OMW 7.50 + Microsoft Enterprise Servers 5.0 and Upgrading from OMW 7.5/8.0 + Microsoft Enterprise Servers 6.10 /6.30

1. To avoid overwriting custom policies:

2. Remove all SPI for Microsoft Enterprise Servers policies from the managed nodes:

3. Install the 7.10 version of the Microsoft Enterprise Servers SPI on the HP Operations Smart Plug-ins for Windows DVD.

Uninstall

To uninstall the Microsoft Enterprise Servers SPI follow this procedure:

  1. In the Product Selection Uninstall window select Microsoft Enterprise Servers (SPI) and click Next.
  2. In the next window select Remove. (You are updated on the progress of the program removal).
  3. Click Finish to complete.

Known Problems, Limitations, and Workarounds

Database monitoring tool cannot be launched from a remote console:

The Database monitoring tool cannot be launched from a remote console, it can only be launched from the management server.

Support

You can visit the HP Software Support web site at:
http://www.hp.com/go/hpsoftwaresupport

This web site provides contact information and details about the products, services, and support that HP offers.

HP Software online software support provides customer self-solve capabilities. It provides a fast and efficient way to access interactive technical support tools needed to manage your business. As a valued support customer, you can benefit by being able to do the following:

NOTE: Most of the support areas require that you register as an HP Passport user and sign in. Many also require an active support contract. To find more information about support access levels, go to the following URL:
http://www.hp.com/managementsoftware/access_level

To register for an HP Passport ID, go to the following URL:
http://www.managementsoftware.hp.com/passport-registration.html

Legal Notices

ęCopyright 2008 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.

Confidential computer software. Valid license from HP required for possession, use or copying. Consistent with FAR 12.211 and 12.212, Commercial Computer Software, Computer Software Documentation, and Technical Data for Commercial Items are licensed to the U.S. Government under vendor's standard commercial license.

The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. HP shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein.

For information about third-party license agreements, see the spi-third-party-license-agreements directory on the product installation DVD-ROM.

The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.

Trademark Notices

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