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Configure System Center Essentials 2010

Updated: April 14, 2010

Applies To: System Center Essentials 2010

This section provides instructions for configuring System Center Essentials 2010 after it has been installed. Easy-to-use wizards are provided to help you complete the deployment of Essentials 2010 and start managing your IT environment.

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Task Reference

Use this initial wizard to configure policies and to enable and configure important features such as policy type, Remote Assistance, Agentless Exception Monitoring, and e-mail delivery of Daily Health Reports.

Essentials Initial Configuration

Use this wizard to import the management packs that are required to monitor computers, applications, and network devices in your environment.

Essentials Monitoring Configuration

Use this wizard to discover computers and network devices in your environment that can be managed by Essentials.

Essentials Computer and Device Discovery

Use this wizard to configure how Essentials manages the distribution of software and updates to managed computers.

Essentials Update Management Configuration

Use this feature to add user accounts to Essentials 2010. Essentials users have rights to start the console and use console features.

Adding Essentials Users

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