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Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Cross Platform Extensions Beta 1 Refresh

Source: Microsoft

We are pleased to announce the release of the Cross Platform Extensions Beta 1 Refresh. This Beta Refresh is now available on Connect. We encourage you to promptly download, evaluate and provide feedback on this exciting new release.

To download, simply go to our OpsMgr site on Connect ( and click the Downloads link.

This Beta Refresh adds three new features to the product:

OpsMgr 64-bit Support

Gateway role support

AIX 5.3 support

To upgrade from the first Beta to this Beta Refresh:

Uninstall the Operations Manager 2007 Cross Platform Extensions Beta (no need to delete the imported Management packs).

Install the new Beta Refresh.

Import the Unix Library MP (and AIX if you need to monitor AIX Systems).

Extract the UnixAgents Zip file to \Program Files\System Center Operations Manager 2007\AgentManaged (make sure it extracts into the UnixAgents folder).

Note: The upgrade instructions are outlined in the updated Quick Start document on Connect.

To provide feedback on the Beta 1 refresh utilize the Newsgroups on Connect.

Thank you, the System Center Cross Platform Product Team.