System Center 2012 SP1 additional components are updated

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After the release of System Center 2012 SP1 on Technet and MSDN before Christmas which is kind of unofficial release it is time for the official one. There is a rumor that tomorrow (04.01.2013) Microsoft will officially announce Service Pack 1 for System Center 2012. As a hint for this official announcement is that several additional components for SC 2012 SP1 were updated from Beta to RTM today. Here you can find them:

Note: Some of the components may still have BETA word in their names but if you see the change log on the webpage you will see that final version was uploaded.

Authoring Tools for SCOM 2012 are available for download

The RTM versions of the two authoring tools for SCOM 2012 are finally here:

  • System Center 2012 Visio MP Designer—VMPD—is an add-in for Visio 2010 Premium that allows you to visually design a System Center Operations Manager Core Monitoring Management Pack. VMPD generates a Management Pack that is compliant to the MP Authoring Best Practices by simply dragging and dropping Visio shapes to describe your application architecture and configuring them through the Shape Properties. Download it here.
  • System Center 2012 Visual Studio Authoring Extensions—VSAE—is an add-in for Visual Studio 2010 Professional provides Lifecycle Management Tools to support Management Pack Authoring. Download it here.

How To Display User Class Extended Properties on Incident Form

A simple and very useful article on how to use Authoring Tool in SCSM to add more properties to forms. Read the article on SCSM team blog here.