System Center team at Microsoft is excited to announce the release of UR9 (Update Release 9) version for System Center 2016. This release contains some new features and key bug fixes in Data Protection Manager (DPM), Operations Manager (SCOM), Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) and Service Manager (SM) modules.
As part of our commitment to help System Center customers better manage and modernize their data center environments, we have been releasing new System Center update versions with new features and bug fixes once every 6 months. The next update release for System Center 2016 will be UR10 and is expected to come out in another 6 months.
Customers upgrading to UR9 for System Center 2016 will get benefitted by new features, bug fixes and performance improvements in different System Center modules as mentioned below
1) Data Protection Manager (DPM)
Key bugs fixed
In some scenarios, pruning job failures leading to storage bloat.
An additional layer of authentication is added for critical operations. User will be prompted to enter a security PIN to perform “Stop Protection” with “Delete data” operations.
For the complete list of bug fixes and feature improvements in DPM module, please visit the following link
On Windows Computer View of SCOM Console, Queries are optimized for better performance.
In a scenario where SCOM monitors hundreds of virtual machines hosted on a single Hyper-V server, Monitoring Agent (Monitoringhost.exe) sometimes causes high disk I/O. This issue has been fixed in UR9 release.
Enabled support for MSOLEDBSQL driver so that users may move from SQL Server Native Client.
For the complete list of bug fixes and feature improvements in SCOM module, please visit the following link