MP Studio / MP Author Professional Version 8.2

We are pleased to announce the General Availability of MP Studio and MP Author Professional version 8.2. We’ve made lots of updates and improvements to the products. Here’s a summary of the changes: MP Studio and MP Author Professional Support for SCOM 1801 When sealing and deploying and MP, deploy the sealed MP, not the … Continued

TFS Compared to Silect Management Pack Store

Silect Store is a database used by Silect to store management packs (MPs), test results, preferences, and other information used by MP Studio. Team Foundation Server (TFS) is a source control repository from Microsoft which is used to store source code and other files. Some customers have wondered about the relative merits of using TFS … Continued

What’s in a Name (or Version Number)?

“I’m Larry. This is my brother Darryl. This is my other brother Darryl.” From: Newhart (1982) A classic quote from comedy gold. Can you imaging the trouble that would occur if two brothers had the same name? It certainly brings a smile to my face. The Problem With each release of Operations Manager, Microsoft updates … Continued

MP Studio/MP Author Professional v8.1

Silect continues to incorporate feedback from the Operations Manager community and is pleased to announce this new 8.1 release of MP Studio, MP Author Professional and MP Author. MP Studio is a complete lifecycle management tool for management packs, including advanced authoring, testing, tuning, version control and more. MP Author Professional is an IT Pro friendly … Continued

Upgrading .NET Versions

Background Silect uses Microsoft’s .NET Framework for MP Studio, MP Author Professional and MP Author. The .NET Framework has been an excellent choice for us. Like all software, the .NET Framework is periodically updated to add new features, improve performance, fix bugs, and to make it more secure. Silect has always used the same version … Continued

MP Studio/MP Author Professional v8.0

Silect Software has announced the release of MP Studio and MP Author Professional Version 8.0. MP Studio is a complete lifecycle management tool for management packs, including advanced authoring, testing, tuning, version control and more. MP Author Professional is an IT Pro friendly tool from Silect that enables the creation and editing of advanced management … Continued

MP University May 2017 – Questions and Answers

Q: Will the webinar be recorded? A: Yes, the session will be recorded and a link to the recording will be sent to everyone who registered. A: Yes – the webinar will be recorded and made available to all participants   Q: Really happy you are recording. I have a meeting i have too attend, … Continued

Recent MP Studio/MP Author/Pro 7.2 Updates

We are continuously updating our product – both to add new features and to fix bugs that get discovered in our products. We greatly appreciate the users who find these bugs and report them to us, especially those who include their log files which makes it easier for us to find and fix the problem.   … Continued

Q&A from March 2017 Webinar on MP Authoring using Fragments

Question Is there a way you could use this to create nested groups? Answer Yes, you can do that. Question what is the minimum required version of mpstudio to use this feature? Answer 7.2 (available today) Question Any consideration for getting fragments stored on GitHub? Answer Silect is actively researching how to enable effective sharing … Continued

MP Author Professional & MP Studio version 7.2

What’s New in MP Author Professional and MP Studio v7.2 We’ve added support for fragments in MP Studio v7.2 as well as in MP Author Professional v7.2. A fragment is a piece of XML code which contains working parts for a specific workflow. Fragments can now be imported into MP Studio and MP Author Professional … Continued