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Update Rollup 2 for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0

June 26, 2007 Leave a comment

Microsoft CRM Sustained Engineering has publicly released Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 Update Rollup 2 via the Microsoft Download Center.

Update Rollup 2 is a well tested, cumulative set of updates for Microsoft Dynamics CRM Server 3.0 and Microsoft Dynamics CRM client for Outlook 3.0, including performance enhancements, which are packaged together for easy deployment. Sincere thanks to the CRM SE and global CRM CSS teams, as well as the many customers, partners, and ISVs who helped us test this Rollup during our pre-release testing program.

Comprehensive information about this release is available via the Microsoft Knowledge Base article 927751, which was simultaneously published with the Rollup packages. The Knowledge Base article lists the fixes contained in the Rollup. The Update Rollup 2 packages are available via:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=81674da5-ffef-492a-a7b1-7e1f1951b05f&displaylang=en

New Management Pack for Microsoft Operations Manager 2005 Released

June 5, 2007 1 comment

The Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 Server Management Pack for MOM 2005 monitors the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 Server Application event log and performance counters. This management pack includes event rules for the Microsoft CRM Server, Exchange Router, and Windows Fax Router services. The events and performance counters monitored from each service help indicate some critical issues with Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 Server operations during the servicing of Microsoft CRM user requests.

The Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 Server Management Pack provides the following features that help with:

  • Monitoring of health and availability of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 Server services and the services they are depended on
  • Basic detection of brute force attacks and denial of service attacks
  • Notification of configuration-related failures
  • Performance measurement monitoring of Web application requests, e-mail messages, and fax messages processing

So if you use MOM 2005, give this download a try and and you can monitor your CRM servers too.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=df07094c-59e9-4ce6-9802-478c35c12614&displaylang=en

Regards, Ross