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Deploying the Operations Manager 2007 Management Pack Authoring Console

Updated: May 22, 2009

Applies To: Operations Manager 2007 R2, Operations Manager 2007 SP1

The Operations Manager 2007 authoring console is a stand-alone application that provides richer management pack authoring functionality than what is provided by the Operations console authoring space. Using the authoring console, you can create new management packs, view and modify existing management packs, verify the integrity of management packs, and import and export management packs to and from management groups. Before you install the authoring console, see the prerequisites in the Operations Manager 2007 Supported Configurations document at: The Operations Manager 2007 authoring console can be downloaded here: The download is a self-extracting executable file

To install the Operations Manager 2007 Management Pack Authoring Console

  1. Using the link in the preceding section, download the appropriate version (x86 or x64) of the authoring console. You can either run the installation directly from the Web site or choose to save the file. In this procedure, you save the file locally.

  2. When the download has been completed, click Run to start the installation.

  3. Click OK on the Welcome page. This starts the WinZip Self-Extractor utility.

  4. Click Unzip, and then click OK.

  5. On the System Center Operations Manager Authoring Console Setup End User License Agreement page, select the I accept the terms in the license agreement option.

  6. Click Next.

  7. When the setup has been completed, select or clear the Start the Console option, and click Finish.