Introduction to Systems Management Server 2003 Tyler S. Farmer Sr. Technology Specialist II Education Solutions Group Microsoft Corporation
Microsoft Management Products Desktops Laptops PDAs Web Servers Web Services ApplicationServersDatabaseServersMailServers OtherServers
Typical Customer Cost Issues Management Costs Management Costs How do I keep track of what I have? Upgrade Costs Upgrade Costs What can be upgraded and how? Help Desk Costs Help Desk Costs How do I reduce user downtime? Enterprise Demands Enterprise Demands Does it scale? Is it WAN-ready? Integration Costs Integration Costs Does it work with my systems? Support Costs Support Costs How much staff do I have?
Top 3 Points Proactively managing and maintaining desktops & servers Proactively managing and maintaining desktops & servers Difficulty keeping up with technology change Difficulty keeping up with technology change Deploying quickly cost-effective management solutions Deploying quickly cost-effective management solutions
Systems Management Server Change and Configuration Management Troubleshooting Remote Control Remote Control Diagnostic tools Diagnostic tools Network traffic monitoring Network traffic monitoring Asset Management Hardware inventory Hardware inventory Software installed Software installed Software usage Software usage Software Distribution Scheduled, controlled deployments Scheduled, controlled deployments Bandwidth aware Bandwidth aware Status reporting Status reporting Enterprise Ready Central + regional mgmt Central + regional mgmt Standard-based access Standard-based access Scaleable architecture Scaleable architecture
SMS 2003 Features Support corporate notebook/laptop usage Support corporate notebook/laptop usage New client w/ scalable architecture & streamlined install BITS enabled content download & checkpoint restart, Bandwidth & Modem/LAN aware Modem Aware / Disconnect Tolerant Support for Roaming, Location Aware Tighter integration w/ Windows Tighter integration w/ Windows AD Site boundaries, AD discovery MSI support Security Security Eliminate domain admin accounts Trusted communication (inter-site and to client) Signed / Encrypted content
Infrastructure improvements Infrastructure improvements Eliminate services on domain controllers Delta replication of packages Provide better scale-out with NLB cluster & replicated SQL Improve core competencies Improve core competencies Reliable software distribution (accurate status) Better inventory & usage tracking Integrate Web Reporting, Backup/Recovery SMS 2003 Features
SMS 2003 Features SMS 2.0 SMS 2003 Software Distribution Complete solution for security and QFE patch management FP 1.0 (RTW) Hardware/ Software inventory Remote Control Mobile user support Windows 2000/AD integration Simplified security model Integrated web reporting Scalable software metering OS, Office Upgrades
Where We Are Today : Systems Management Server 2003 Building on the strengths of SMS 2.0 Building on the strengths of SMS 2.0 New agent architecture for mobile clients New agent architecture for mobile clients Additional Active Directory integration features Additional Active Directory integration features Additional remote control agent options Additional remote control agent options More granular inventory More granular inventory New metering solution New metering solution New web reporting feature New web reporting feature Enterprise management of Windows desktops and servers
Where We Are Today: Operations Manager 2000 SP1 (MOM) Rules Based event and applications management solution Rules Based event and applications management solution Self-managing: easy to use, flexible, self deploying & scalable Self-managing: easy to use, flexible, self deploying & scalable Out-of-the-Box knowledge for monitoring Out-of-the-Box knowledge for monitoring Open, extensible architecture based on industry standards (CIM, WMI, SNMP, etc) Open, extensible architecture based on industry standards (CIM, WMI, SNMP, etc) Enterprise operations management product for Windows 2000 systems. http://www.microsoft.com/mom/
Coming Soon: Microsoft Operations Manager 2004 State monitoring & diagnostics Off-line reporting Auto-alert resolution Built in SQL Server Reporting Services Task-based UI Topological views New base management packs Windows 2003, IIS 6, Web Services, SQL Yukon, UDDI,.NET Framework, etc Enterprise operations management product for next generation Windows Server systems.
Coming Later: System Center Suite Servers, services & database coexistence Servers, services & database coexistence Cooperating consoles Cooperating consoles SMS deployment status forwarded as MOM alerts SMS deployment status forwarded as MOM alerts Integrated data warehouse Integrated data warehouse Combined SMS & MOM data Combined SMS & MOM data Unified reporting for servers managed by SMS and MOM Unified reporting for servers managed by SMS and MOM Integrated packaging & licensing Integrated packaging & licensing Seamless migration for MOM & SMS customers Seamless migration for MOM & SMS customers