This problem occurs because a 500-object limitation causes only the first 500 objects to be displayed. This is by design.
This fix is contained within the Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 Service Pack 1 update. To see a list of issues are fixed and how to obtain the cumulative rollup, refer to this article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Description of System Center Operations Manager 2007 Service Pack 1
To resolve this issue, you must install the hotfix, and then create a new registry key. After you do this, you can increase the display limit as necessary. A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix. Note
If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note
The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.
To apply this hotfix, you must have System Center Operations Manager 2007 Service Pack 1 installed on the computer. This hotfix must be applied to each computer that meets the following criteria:
- The computer hosts an Operations Manager 2007 Operations Console.
You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone
tab in the Date and Time
item in Control Panel.
System Center Operations Manager 2007 Service Pack 1
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Hotfix installation instructions
To extract the hotfix files that are contained in this hotfix, follow these steps:
- Copy theSystemCenterOperationsManager2007-SP1-KB963005-X86-X64-ENU.MSI file to either a local folder or to an available network shared folder.
- Run the SystemCenterOperationsManager2007-SP1-KB963005-X86-X64-ENU.MSI file locally on each applicable computer that meets the predefined criteria.
You can run the SystemCenterOperationsManager2007-SP1-KB963005-X86-X64-ENU.MSI file from Windows Explorer or from a command prompt.
If you are installing the hotfix on a Windows-based computer that is User Access Control (UAC)-enabled, such as Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008, use the Run as Administrator
option to open a command prompt. Then, start the installation file from the command prompt.
This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
After you install this hotfix on a computer that is hosting the Operations Manager Console, you can create a registry key to manually set the maximum object limitation in the Add Object Wizard. If no registry key exists, the default behavior is to return a maximum of 500 objects.
To create the registry key, follow these steps:
- On a computer that is hosting the Operations Manager Console, close all instances of the Operations Manager 2007 Operations Console.
- Start Registry Editor by using the user account that is used to run the console.
- Locate and then click the following registry subkey:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Microsoft Operations Manager\3.0\Console
- Create a new DWORD value key that is named MaximumSearchItemLimit, and then assign it a decimal value to reflect the number of objects that you want to display. For example, use a value of 1000 if you want to limit the maximum number of objects to 1000 instead of the default of 500.
Location: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Microsoft Operations Manager\3.0\Console
Value: 0 to 65535
- Exit Registry Editor.
- Start the Operations Manager 2007 Operations console, and then start a report that uses the Add Group or Add Object buttons.
- Click the Search button in the Add Object dialog box. The number of available items are now displayed up to the MaximumSearchItemLimit setting.
- Repeat steps 1 through 7 on all computers that are hosting the Operations Manager Console Role computers.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.This problem was first corrected in Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2.