Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 Management Pack

The Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 Management Pack enables you to monitor physical computers running the Virtual Server service and the virtual machines that the service hosts. The Virtual Server R2 Management Pack can be used with computers running either Virtual Server 2005 or Virtual Server 2005 R2.
  • Version:


    File Name:

    Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2 MOM 2005 MP.msi

    Date Published:


    File Size:

    394 KB

      Note: Added SQL 2005 support for reporting. This MP works on SQL 2000 and 2005 SQL Reporting Service.

      This Management Pack provides monitoring and reporting for the following scenarios:

      Virtual Server

      • Monitors Virtual Server service availability
      • Detects configuration errors
      • Detects critical error conditions
      • Provides a graphical mapping of virtual machines to their virtual machine hosts

      Virtual Machines

      • Monitors virtual machines’ health state based on status in Virtual Server, percentage of expected heartbeats, and unresolved errors
      • Detects start and restoration failures
      • Detects save failures
      • Detects critical error conditions
      • Monitors processor, memory, and disk utilization


      • Identify good candidates for conversion to virtual machines based on specified memory and CPU requirements
      • View performance history for a computer over a specified time period
      • View a summary of virtual machine hosts and virtual machines
      • View details for a virtual machine
      • View CPU, memory, or disk usage for a virtual machine

      Release and Update History:

      4/5/2005 Original product release date (Version 05.0.3000.0000)

      4/17/2006 Updated to include support for the R2 version of Virtual Server. New features for the R2 version of the Virtual Server MP include a diagram view, new reports, a notification group for virtualization administrators, and new alerts based on the power state of a running virtual machine. (Version 05.0.4000.0000)

      4/18/2006 Updated web package to resolve packaging issue. No changes to package contents. (Version 05.0.4000.0000).

      2/19/2007Web package updated to include updated report which will import successfully on SQL Server Reporting Services 2005. Corrects the issue documented in Knowledge Base article KB919598. (Version 05.0.4000.0000)
  • Supported Operating System

    Windows 2000, Windows 2000 Advanced Server, Windows 2000 Server, Windows 2000 Service Pack 4, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2 (32-Bit x86)

      Microsoft Virtual Server R2, Virtual Server, Virtual Machine, VS, VSR2, VSMP,
    • To download the Management Pack

      1. Click the Download button at the top of this page, and download the Management Pack .msi file to the MOM management server.
      2. On the MOM management server, double-click the Management Pack .msi file and follow the instructions to extract the Management Pack files to a temporary folder.

      To import the Management Pack and reports into MOM

      1. On the MOM management server, open the Microsoft Operations Manager Administrator console.
      2. Expand Console Root\Microsoft Operations Manager.
      3. Expand Management Packs.
      4. Right-click Management Packs, and select Import/Export Management Pack.
      5. Follow the instructions in the wizard to import the Management Pack.