Microsoft Releases Public Preview for SQL Server Management Packs Update (

Microsoft has recently updated its SQL Server Management pack, and it is now available as public preview. You can download it from here.
The new features and fixes in SQL Server 2008/2008 R2/2012 MP are given below as per the official blog:
  • Implemented some enhancements to data source scripts
  • Fixed issue: The SQL Server 2012 Database Files and Filegroups get undiscovered upon Database discovery script failure
  • Fixed issue: DatabaseReplicaAlwaysOnDiscovery.ps1 connects to a cluster instance using node name instead of client access name and crashes
  • Fixed issue: CPUUsagePercentDataSource.ps1 crashes with “Cannot process argument because the value of argument “obj” is null” error
  • Fixed issue: Description field of custom user policy cannot be discovered
  • Fixed issue: SPN Status monitor throws errors for servers not joined to the domain
  • Fixed issue: SQL Server policy discovery does not ignore policies targeted to system databases in some cases.
  • Increased the length restriction for some policy properties in order to make them match the policy fields.
  • Actualized Service Pack Compliance monitor according to the latest published Service Packs for SQL Server.