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How to Create a Management Pack File

Updated: December 1, 2010

Applies To: System Center Service Manager 2010 SP1

You can use the following procedure to create a management pack file. After you create the management pack file, you can use it to store objects that you create.

For more information about how to create and customize management packs, see the topic Management Packs: How to Work with Management Packs (

To create a management pack file

  1. In the Service Manager console, click Administration.

  2. In the Administration pane, expand Administration, and then click Management Packs.

  3. In the Tasks pane, under Management Packs, click Create Management Pack.

  4. In the Create Management Pack dialog box, enter a name, such as Sample Management Pack, and then enter a description for the new management pack. Click OK.

To validate the creation of a management pack file

  • In the Service Manager console, open the Management Packs view, and verify that the new management pack appears in the Management Packs pane.

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