Saturday, January 16, 2010

Cumulative Update 1 for System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2

Hot hot! Only just released, the Cumulative Update 1 for System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2. It resolves these issues (taken directly from the website):

This update is to be applied on systems which meet one or more of these conditions:

  1. System is a Root Management Server
  2. System is a Management Server
  3. System is a Gateway
  4. System runs a SCOM R2 Agent
  5. System is a Web Console Server
  6. System runs a SCOM Console
  7. System is ACS Collection Server

The update must be installed in this order:

  1. Root Management Server
  2. Manual update of the SCOM Database
  3. Manual import of the Management Pack library
  4. Secondary SCOM Management Servers
  5. Gateway Servers
  6. Deploy the Agent Update to the Agents which have been pushed from the Console (not manually installed!)
  7. Systems running the SCOM Console
  8. Systems running the SCOM Web Console
  9. Systems running the ACS Collector role
  10. Update must be applied on systems which have the SCOM R2 Agent manually installed.

Want to know more? Check these sites out:

  1. Release Notes AND Installation Steps, KB974144.
  2. Download location.

As with any other update READ the instructions and understand them fully before proceeding. Also make sure to have a valid backup of the OpsMgr database AND the RMS available. This update has been thoroughly tested in the field, but is better to be safe then sorry. :)

Kevin Holman has written a posting about his installation experiences. Check it out here.

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