System Center Essentials Resources

It looks like there is already a lot of good information out there about System Center Essentials 2007. Here are a few of handy spots I have found already:

Know of any other great resources??

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System Center Essentials RTM Installation Issue

In my spare time over the last few days I’ve been getting ready to install the System Center Essentials RTM. After getting all the pre-reqs. installed I fired off the SCE 2007 installer only to find that after getting all the way through to installing and configuring reporting setup fails. Setup then promptly rolls back.

After digging a bit I found that this is actually a known issues with the RTM and Microsoft is working to fix the issue as soon as possible. The issue is to do with disjoint namespaces. Basically your NetBios Name doesn’t match your FQDN for your domain. For instance, my netbios name for my domain is AD but my FQDN is ad.internal.

There is a thread on TechNet if you are interested in following the issue:

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