Updates MP: System Center Management Pack for Windows 8 and 8.1 Client Operating System

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On 18-January-2016 Microsoft released  an update of the System Center Management Pack for Windows 8 and 8.1 Client Operating System to version: 6.0.7251.0

  • System Center Management Pack for Windows 8 and 8.1 Client Operating System The features and fixes that are included in this update:
    • Feature:
      • Changed discovery of Win 8 client computer and Win 8 client OS data sources to fix the issue with discovering Win 10 computers by Win 8 MP. Instead of registry provider now we use registry and WMI to find version of the OS
      • Added Alert Messages to the following monitors: CPU Percentage Utilization, CPU DPC Time Percentage, CPU Percentage Interrupt Time
      • Added a group populator for Win 8.1 Business Critical group
    • Fix:
      • Windows 8 Aggregate Physical Disk Discovery
      • Discover Network Adapters (Only Enabled) and Discover Network Adapters (Both Enabled and Disabled) discoveries
      • Windows 8 MP Aggregate reports failure issue occurring while running reports under standard service account by granting appropriate permissions in Install and Upgrade sections scripts of DW datasets

Before installing the updates in your production environment make sure you test these updates in your test environment

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