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Integration Pack for System Center Operations Manager

Updated: November 19, 2010

Applies To: Opalis 6.3

The Integration Pack for System Center Operations Manager is an add-in for Opalis Integration Server 6.3. It enables you to connect Opalis Integration Server to the server running Microsoft System Center Operations Manager to automate actions in response to alerts that System Center Operations Manager raises.

With this integration pack, you can also create workflows that interact with and transfer information to the integration packs for System Center Service Manager, System Center Data Protection Manager, System Center Configuration Manager, and System Center Virtual Machine Manager.

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System Requirements

The Integration Pack for System Center Operations Manager requires the following software to be installed and configured before you deploy the integration. For more information aboutinstalling and configuring the software for Opalis Integration Server and System Center Operations Manager, see the respective product documentation:

  • Opalis Integration Server 6.3

  • System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2

    • Install the System Center Operations Manager console on each computer where an Opalis action server or Opalis client is installed, if that action server or client interacts with System Center Operations Manager.

    • The Opalis Integration Library Management Pack is required by the Create Alert object. The Create Alert object installs this management pack automatically in System Center Operations Manager the first time that it is run. To uninstall this integration pack, remove the Opalis Integration Library Management Pack from System Center Operations Manager.

Downloading the Integration Pack

For information about how to download this integration pack, see Opalis Integration Server 6.3 Release Notes (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=200372).

Registering and Deploying the Integration Pack

After downloading the integration pack file, register the new integration pack with the Opalis management server and then deploy it to the action server and/or client or action servers and/or clients. For more information aboutinstalling integration packs, see "Deploying Hotfixes and Integration Packs" in the Opalis Integration Server Administrator Guide (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=205302).

To register and deploy the integration pack

  1. Copy the IP_SystemCenterOperationsManager_5.6.OIP integration pack file to a location of your choice on the action server on which Opalis Integration Server is running.

  2. Confirm that the file is not set to Read Only because the Read Only setting can prevent unregistering the Integration Pack at a later date.

  3. Click Start, point to Programs, Opalis Software, Opalis Integration Server, right-click Deployment Manager, and then click Run as Administrator.

  4. In the left pane of the Deployment Manager, expand Management Server, right-click Integration Packs, and then click Register IP with the Management Server. The Integration Pack Registration Wizard opens. Click Next.

  5. In the Integration Pack or Hotfix Selection dialog box, click Add. Locate and select the IP_SystemCenterOperationsManager_5.6.OIP file that you copied in step 1. Click Open.

  6. Click Finish. The End User Agreement dialog box appears. Click Accept.

    The Log Entries pane displays a confirmation message when the integration pack is successfully registered.

  7. In the left pane, right-click Integration Packs, and then click Deploy IP to Action Server or Client. Select Opalis Integration Pack for System Center Operations Manager, and then click Next.

  8. Enter the name of an action server or client computer on which you want to deploy the integration pack, or click the ellipsis button (…) to browse for computers, click Add, and then click Next.

  9. Select the Installation Configuration options that apply to this deployment, and then click Next.

  10. Click Finish. The Log Entries pane displays a confirmation message when the integration pack is successfully deployed.

Configuring the System Center Operations Manager Connections

A connection establishes a reusable link between Opalis Integration Server and an Operations Manager server. You can create as many connections as you require to specify links to multiple servers running Operations Manager. You can also create multiple connections to the same server to allow for differences in security permissions for different user accounts.

To set up a System Center Operations Manager connection

  1. In the Opalis Integration Server client, click the Options menu, and select System Center Operations Manager. The System Center Operations Manager dialog box appears.

  2. On the Connections tab, click Add to begin the connection setup. The Connection Entry dialog box appears.

  3. In the Name box, type the name or IP address of the server running System Center Operations Manager.

  4. In the Domain box, type the domain name of the Operations Manager server, or click the ellipsis button (…) to browse for the domain, select it, and then click Add.

  5. In the User name and Password boxes, type the credentials that the Opalis Integration Server will use to connect to the Operations Manager server.

  6. Click Test Connection. When the message "Successfully connected" appears, click OK.

  7. Add additional connections if applicable. Click OK to close the configuration dialog box, and then click Finish.

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