Using Management Packs
Updated: November 1, 2013
Applies To: System Center 2012 - Operations Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager, System Center 2012 SP1 - Operations Manager
Management packs contain settings that enable agents to monitor a specific service or application in System Center 2012 – Operations Manager. These settings include discovery information that allows management servers to automatically detect and begin monitoring objects, a knowledge base that contains error and troubleshooting information, rules and monitors that generate alerts, and reports.
Management packs might also contain tasks, diagnostics, and recovery tools and guidance to help fix problems.
New and updated management packs are continually being released. The recommendations in the Management Pack Life Cycle topic will help you manage the changes in your monitoring environment.
Using Management Packs topics
What Is in an Operations Manager Management Pack?
Provides an overview of management pack structure and components.
Management Packs Installed with Operations Manager
Lists the management packs that are installed with the product.
Management Pack Life Cycle
Provides a recommended process for administering management packs in your business environment.
How to Import an Operations Manager Management Pack
Provides procedures for downloading and importing management packs.
How to Remove an Operations Manager Management Pack
Describes how to remove or delete a management pack from a management group.
Creating a Management Pack for Overrides
Explains how to organize and store the overrides you configure.
How to Export an Operations Manager Management Pack
Describes how to export a management pack so that it can be imported to another management group.
How to Add Knowledge to a Management Pack
Describes how to add company knowledge to rules and monitors.
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