How to Deploy and Configure OpsMgr 2012

Hello my friends,

Please join me to welcome the fellow Canadian IT Pro Alain Laventure as he presents his first article here with us starting a journey to deploy and configure System Center Operations Manager 2012.

In this series, I will give you a best practice guide how to build a full OpsMgr 2012 environment from scratch and here is an overview of the upcoming posts:

Design OpsMgr 2012 Environment

  • Create Architecture document
    • OpsMgr 2012 Schema Environment
    • OpsMgr 2012 Server Configuration
    • Planning Capacity
    • Users needed for OpsMgr 2012 Installation
    • Other users and group Needed for Notification and Roles

Deploy OpsMgr 2012 Environment

Configure OpsMgr 2012 Environment

  • Install and configure the OpsMgr 2012 Web Console
  • Install the OpsMgr 2012 Console on Workstation
  • Deploy OpsMgr 2012 agent to all Windows servers
  • Configure the notification
  • Configure the Role for Administration delegation
  • Configure the Management Pack No Seal Backup

Import and Fine Tune Managements Pack

  • Import the Windows management Pack
  • Import Management Pack for DNS
  • Import management Pack for DHCP
  • Import management Pack for IIS7
  • Import Management Pack for AD 2003, 2008, 2008R2 and 2012
  • Import Management Pack for Exchange 2003, 2010 and 2013
  • Import Management Pack for Lync 2010 and 2013
  • Import Management Pack for SQL 20005, 2008 and 2012
  • Import management Pack for Share point 2007, 2010 and 2013

Install and Configure OpsMgr 2012 Gateway Server (DMZ)

  • Prepare certificate for Agent and Gateway
  • Install and configure the OpsMgr Gateway 2012 Server
  • Install the OpsMgr 2012 agents on the servers in the DMZ

Create Management pack with the authoring console

  • Install the Authoring console
  • Install the XML Editor
  • Create a new class with the Authoring Console
  • Create a new Management pack with the authoring console

Stay tuned as we move forward on this series.

Alain Laventure
Senior Consultant
Exchange Expert, SCOM Expert and Lync specialist
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