Importing the FEP 2010 Security Management Pack
Updated: January 1, 2011
Applies To: Forefront Endpoint Protection
In order to manage clients by using the Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 Security Management Pack, you must first import the management pack files into System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2. Before importing the FEP 2010 Security Management Pack, verify that the prerequisites have been met. For more information about required prerequisites, see Prerequisites for Importing the Forefront Endpoint Protection Security Management Pack.
|In order to import the Forefront Endpoint Protection Security Management Pack, you must use an account that is a member of the Operations Manager Administrators role for the Operations Manager 2007 Management Group.|
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To import Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 Management Packs
Log on to the server running System Center Operations Manager 2007 by using an account that is a member of the Operations Manager Administrators role for the Operations Manager 2007 Management Group.
In the Operations console, click Administration.
Note: If you run the Operations console on a computer that is not a Management Server, the Connect to Server dialog box will display. In the Server name text box, type the name of the Operations Manager 2007 Management Server to which you want to connect.
Right-click the Management Packs node, and then click Import Management Pack(s).
In the Import Management Packs dialog box, click Add, and then click Add from disk.
On the Online Catalog Connection dialog box, select No.
Note: If an error message appears that states System Center Operations Manager cannot connect to the online catalog, ignore the error and proceed with the next step.
In the Select Management Packs to import dialog box, change to the directory to which you have downloaded the Microsoft.FEPS.Library.mp, Microsoft.FEPS.Reports.mp (optional), and Microsoft.FEPS.Application.mp files. Select the files, and then click Open.
Note: The Microsoft.FEPS.Reports.mp is required only if you want to use the Reporting feature.
In the Import Management Packs dialog box, verify that Microsoft.FEPS.Library.mp, Microsoft.FEPS.Reports.mp (optional), and Microsoft.FEPS.Application.mp are present in the list, and then click Import to begin the import process.
The Import Management Packs page displays and shows the progress for each management pack. Each management pack is downloaded to a temporary directory, imported to the Operations Manager, and then deleted from the temporary directory. If there is a problem at any stage of the import process, select the management pack in the list to view the status details.
Note: In order to edit the list of Management Packs that you want to import, in the Import Management Packs dialog box, click Add or Remove. After editing the list, click Import to begin the import process.
In the dialog box that displays when the import process completes, verify that the icons next to Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 Management Pack and FEPS Reporting show success, and then click Close.
Navigate to the Operations console. In the Operations console, click Monitoring. You can now view the Forefront Endpoint Protection node.
For more information about importing Operations Manager management packs, see How to Import a Management Pack in Operations Manager 2007 (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=98348).