Sunday, February 15, 2009

update to Cluster Management Pack

An update was just released for the Cluster MP which is crucial since it included the support for Windows Server 2008 clusters. So for this, ensure that your Cluster MP version is at 6.0.6505.0

This is a required MP if you want to monitor cluster based environment like Exchange or SQL.

The features of the MP include:

  • Monitoring of the Cluster service and reporting on any configuration or hardware issues
  • Reporting on issues that affect the cluster communications such as connectivity problems, active directory services permissions
  • Connectivity problems that affect communication between cluster nodes or between a node and a domain controller, dns communication
  • Issues with the availability of a cluster resource, such as a clustered file share and cluster storage

Download link to the MP: