MP Studio, MP Author Pro and MP Author: Version 10.0

MP Studio We are pleased to announce the General Availability of MP Studio version 10.0. We’ve made lots of updates and improvements to the products. Here’s a summary of the changes: Database schema update: To support the new roles and permissions (see below), this release updates the corresponding tables in the Store database. MP Studio … Continued

Management Pack Fragment (MPF) Files

An Evolution of Fragments Here at Silect, we love fragments. We have added support to both MP Studio and MP Author Pro to allow users to: Download fragments from GitHub Index them to make finding the correct fragment easy Browse for the correct parameter values Import them into a management pack Edit fragments and even … Continued

MP Studio Version 9.2

We are pleased to announce the General Availability of MP Studio version 9.2. We’ve made lots of updates and improvements to the products. Here’s a summary of the changes: All the changes for MP Author Pro (see https://www.silect.com/mp-author-mp-author-pro-version-9-2/) Fix bug when creating (but not updating) new overrides in Manage Multiple Overrides dialog. Overridden Element ID was … Continued

MP Author & MP Author Pro Version 9.2

We are pleased to announce the General Availability of MP Author version 9.2 (both free and Professional versions). We’ve made lots of updates and improvements to the products. Here’s a summary of the changes: • Convert Event Level back to a friendly value when editing event rules and monitors. • Allow Excel files to be … Continued

Numeric Calculations in SNMP Monitors

Recently one of our customers asked how to do calculations in the expressions in an SNMP monitor. It’s not obvious, so we thought others might find this information useful. For this example, let’s look at the CPU usage in a router. We want to ensure that the combined usage for User and System time is … Continued

MPBUtil – A Free Utility for Working with MPB files

Silect Software is proud to make available a free command-line tool for working with MPB files. MPBUtil is provided free, as-is and without any warrantee by Silect Software. The tool can be downloaded from: https://www.silect.com/downloads/MPBUtil/MPBUtil.zip MPB files are used in Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) to bundle one or more Management Packs (MPs) with … Continued

MP Author & MP Author Pro Version 9.1

We are pleased to announce the General Availability of MP Author version 9.1 (both free and Professional versions). We’ve made lots of updates and improvements to the products. Here’s a summary of the changes: • Add support for HostProperty in the Group wizard. • Allow Event and Performance views to specify multiple rules. • Allow … Continued

MP Studio Version 9.1

We are pleased to announce the General Availability of MP Studio version 9.1. We’ve made lots of updates and improvements to the products. Here’s a summary of the changes: • All the changes for MP Author Pro (see https://www.silect.com/mp-author-mp-author-pro-version-9-1/) • Allow users to manage the explicit Include and Exclude lists in the Group wizard. • … Continued

MP Studio Version 8.3

We are pleased to announce the General Availability of MP Studio version 8.3. We’ve made lots of updates and improvements to the products. Here’s a summary of the changes: All the changes for MP Author Pro (see https://www.silect.com/mp-author-mp-author-pro-version-8-3/) Override dialogs now allow a reason to be specified to allow requirements tracking. Similarly, the file version … Continued

MP Author & MP Author Pro Version 8.3

We are pleased to announce the General Availability of MP Author version 8.3 (both free and Professional versions). We’ve made lots of updates and improvements to the products. Here’s a summary of the changes: The default target for Windows discoveries is now Windows Operating System, rather than Windows Computer. Kevin Holman made a compelling case … Continued