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Essential Microsoft Operations Manager by Chris Fox

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Summary

The Operator console is used to consume and manipulate all of the data that MOM collects and has in the operational database; it does not have access to information that is in the data warehouse database. Out-of-the-box it provides a wide range of preconfigured views (queries) that have been sorted into groups according to the type of data they focus on.

The data that is accessible to you in the Operator console is first controlled by the console scope that you are a member of. A console scope is a non-secure association between a set of computer groups and user accounts. By default, all accounts in the MOM Users group are assigned to the MOM Users console scope. This scope has access to all computer groups.

To use the Operator console effectively, you must understand how to navigate it and then how to use the information in the view groups. Navigation, or building filters, is done by first selecting the view group, then the view query, and finally the computer group of interest. The view groups can be broken down into two major uses. One type is notification, where MOM is letting you know what is going on in your environment (alert, state, and diagram views). The other is more research-oriented, providing you with historical or configuration data (computers and groups, performance, and events views).

You can modify any existing view query or create your own in the My Views group. This is especially useful for developing custom views that you can later publish by copying ...

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