On the previous section we installed Operations Manager reporting services and deploy the agents to servers. In this post we will begin monitoring the servers with the Managements Packs.
Prerequisites to installing Management Packs
Log into SCOM01 with the account OMAA.
Remove Hard Admin from IE in order to connect to the store to download Management packs.
To do this in Server 2012 R2 select server manager, local server, IE enhanced security configuration and set it to Off.
Select Off in the prompt and select OK.
Select the Administration Tab. Select Required: Import management packs.
Select the Add button and Add from Catalog.
There are many Management packs available in the catalog. I will select just the most basic management packs for the monitoring of Windows 7, Server 2008R2, Server 2008, Server 2012, and Server 2012.
Select a couple management packs and select Install.
Note: Management Packs have prerequisites and built into the installer is the ability to resolve management pack failures by installed the prerequisites first. The prerequisites are also called dependencies.
Management Packs for Active Directory have been imported into SCOM.
Management Packs are now available for use in SCOM.
Checking on the status of the computers in SCOM reveals the following: