New MP: System Center 2012 Management Pack for Microsoft Windows Server File & iSCSI Services 2012 R2

There is a new MP out and it is Windows Server File and iSCSI Services 2012 R2. Besides the support for Windows Server 2012 R2 this management pack adds monitoring for Work Folders. You can download the MP and its guide from here.

Microsoft iSCSI Software Target 3.3 CU6

For those who still use iSCSI Software Target on Windows Server 2008 R2 there is an update. CU6 was released but I couldn’t find any information what has been fixed. Download is located here.

System Center 2012 Monitoring Pack for Microsoft Windows Server File & iSCSI Services 2012

Another Management Pack for Windows Server 2012. This Management Pack will monitor File and iSCSI Services in Windows Server 2012. Here are the changes:

  • DeDuplication – Stay current
  • FSRM

     • Support for clustered namespaces

     • Support for clustered replication group members

     • Agentless monitoring

     • More detailed product knowledge

     • Support for clustered replication group members

     • Agentless monitoring

  • iSCSI – iSCSI Target is built inbox first time in Server 2012. This is the first version integrated with File Server.
  • NFS – Stay current.
  • SMB – New

 

In order to configure the management pack read the manual.

The MP and the manual can be found here.