Q. How can I easily view my System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) infrastructure via Windows Vista?

A. Microsoft has released a sidebar gadget, which you can download at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=0f5a060b-635d-4355-b0ac-32ee2943bfd9&displaylang=en, that gives insight into the SCOM environment for your organization. Once you download the gadget, right-click it file and select Open. Click Install on the displayed dialog box. After installing the gadget, right-click on the gadget and select Options to enter server details so that the gadget can start monitoring.