Supported Configurations

Updated: June 24, 2013

Applies To: Operations Manager 2007, System Center 2012 - Operations Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager, System Center 2012 SP1 - Operations Manager, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2

The System Center Management Pack for Windows Server Operating System is designed to monitor the following versions of the base operating system:

  • Windows Server 2012 R2

  • Windows Server 2012

  • Windows Server 2008 (including Windows Server 2008 R2)

  • Windows Server 2003

Support for these operating systems is also subject to Microsoft’s overall support lifecycle (   

All the management packs are supported on Operations Manager 2007 R2 and System Center 2012 and System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager. For specific configurations regarding patches, see the table below.


Operating system being monitored

Operations Manager 2007 R2

Windows Server 2008 SP1

Install the updates for the operating system as provided in the following Knowledge Base articles:

Windows Server 2008 SP2

No updates required.

Windows Server 2008 R2

Refer to the support statement in Knowledge Base article 974722 (

Windows PowerShell 2.0 for Windows Server 2008 ( )