Using Management Packs


Updated: May 13, 2016

Applies To: System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager, System Center 2012 - Operations Manager, System Center 2012 SP1 - Operations Manager

Management packs contain settings that enable agents to monitor a specific service or application in System Center 2012 – Operations Manager. These settings include discovery information that allows management servers to automatically detect and begin monitoring objects, a knowledge base that contains error and troubleshooting information, rules and monitors that generate alerts, and reports.

Management packs might also contain tasks, diagnostics, and recovery tools and guidance to help fix problems.

New and updated management packs are continually being released. The recommendations in the Management Pack Life Cycle topic will help you manage the changes in your monitoring environment.