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Install the Visio 2010 Add-in

The Visio 2010 Add-in for System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 has the following prerequisites:

  • Operations Manager 2007 R2 Operations or Authoring console.

    You can download the Authoring console from the Microsoft Download Center (

  • Microsoft Office Visio 2010 Professional or Premium.

  • The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 (

When you run the Setup program for the Visio Add-in, your system is checked against these requirements. If your system does not meet the requirements, a link is provided so that you can download the missing software.

If you have previously installed the Vision 2007 version of the Add-in on this computer, uninstall it before installing the Visio 2010 Add-in.

To install the Visio 2010 Add-in

  1. In Windows Explorer, navigate to the directory where you downloaded the Add-in and then double-click OpsMgrAddinSetup.msi. This is the installation file for the client.

  2. Click Next on the Welcome page of the installation wizard.

  3. Read the license agreement, select I Agree, and then click Next.

  4. Specify the installation location, and then click Next.

  5. Click Next to start the installation.

  6. Click Close when the installation is complete.

The next time you start Visio, you are asked if you want to install the Visio Add-in. Click Install. When the installation is complete, the Operations Manager command is available in the Visio ribbon.