A lot of questions are became quite frequent recently so I’ve decided to post answers to some:

Q: What SCOM 2007 management packs are available?
A: As of today 5 management packs are made available by Metrex:

  • Cisco switches
  • Cisco routers
  • Cisco firewalls
  • Cisco wireless access points
  • Uninterruptable Power Supplies by APC

Management packs for all-in-one devices and non-APC UPSes are in the works but no release date are available at this time

Q: How can I get your Management Packs?
A: You can buy the MPs. Prices are posted in the blog

Q: What instruments were used for the development of the MPs?
A: Syntax highlighting text editor (i.e. Notepad++ is very cool), operations manager authoring console (part of the SCOM).
Q: Do you provide implementation services?
A: Of course! We are glad to provide Professional Services to our customers.
Q: Can I get a trial version?
A: Yes you can. Please send a message to address scom-team@metrex.ru from your corporate e-mail. Specify your company name, number of devices that you wish to monitor in this message, and we’ll send you a links for downloading.
Q: We have a piece of hardware/software XYZ and there is no Management Packs for it available. Can you develop a MP for us?
A: Most probably yes. Contact us and we will see what we can do for you.