Enterprise Policy Management Framework 3.0

Rating:        Based on 10 ratings
Reviewed:  10 reviews
Downloads: 12666
Released: Jun 11, 2009
Updated: Sep 19, 2014 by pmasl
Dev status: Stable Help Icon

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Release Notes

The EPM Framework 3.0 includes the following updates:
  • Supports nested server groups in the Central Management Server
  • A new parameterized PowerShell execution
  • Shreds the XML to a table which improves performance during reporting and eases development for community
  • New parameters in the reports to support filtering by Central Management Server group
  • Fixes to error reporting logic

Update on SQL Server 2008 SP1: You must install SQL Server 2008 SP1 Cumulative Update 3 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971491) if you have installed SP1 on the Central Management Server. SP1 Cumulative Update 3 will fix the SP1 bug which prevented down version policy evaluation.

Reviews for this release

A brilliant stuff !! Reports are also very nice.
by Cheveri on Jan 4, 2012 at 5:06 PM
love this too, new release can't come sooner.. I'm hitting the bugs discussed in the forums, otherwise, probably the best tool I've used for SQL administration.
by dbist on May 25, 2011 at 9:49 PM
I cannot put into words how much time this has saved me. Great Work!
by bluce on Mar 21, 2011 at 9:09 PM
If you’re a consultant like me and want to impress your client there is no better tool in your arsenal. First it's free, second the report shows off the beauty the RS has become, and third it helps your client create an audit trail to assists them in compliance no matter what the directive!! I think that a gold mine is a gold mine and you should perform your due diligence and show your client wh
by mudluck on Jun 3, 2010 at 5:48 PM
Amazing piece of work.
by kirkn on Apr 15, 2010 at 6:47 AM
What an excellent use of MS technology to fill a gap. We put this to work minutes afer getting it installed. You can't get much higher praise than that.
by ScaryDBA on Dec 8, 2009 at 8:40 PM
i followed the installation procedure on my SQL 2008 DEV Edition Sp1 cumulative updates 4 32bit. I tried to execute it and tables are not populated. it works instead on my 64bit SQL 2008 DEV Edition Sp1 cumulative updates 4. I have no idea why on the x86 machines do not works, i tried in 2 different x86 server. NO EXPLANATION.
by moamed79 on Oct 10, 2009 at 5:19 PM
Great tool. We are in the POC process with this currently and hope to go live with this in a production capacity by the end of the summer. I am all for centralizing much of the information that the DBA has to know to manage their SQL Server environment in one place (dashboard). This is a big step toward that.
by tbedwards on Jun 17, 2009 at 5:07 PM
Great job by Lara, keep up the good work, I'll remain a loyal user.
by jerryhung on Jun 15, 2009 at 8:55 PM
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by jcs4949 on Jun 15, 2009 at 3:08 PM