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Register the System Center data warehouse in Service Manager to Operations Manager

Bill Anderson|Last Updated: 3/9/2017
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Applies To: System Center 2016 - Service Manager

You can use the following procedures in Service Manager to register the System Center Data Warehouse to Operations Manager and then validate the registration.

To register the data warehouse to Operations Manager

  1. Register System Center Data Warehouse to Service Manager Source.

  2. Wait for the MPSync job to complete.

  3. Using an account that is a member of the Service Manager and data warehouse management administrators group, log on to the computer that hosts the Service Manager console.

  4. In the Service Manager console, select Data Warehouse.

  5. In the Administration pane, expand Data Warehouse, and then select Data Sources.

  6. In the Tasks list, click Register data source.

  7. In the Register Data Source Wizard, on the Before You Begin page, click Next.

  8. On the Data Source Type page, select Operations Manager.

  9. Under Specify a Root Management Server area, type the following information:

    1. For Root Management server name, type the server name.

    2. For Operational database server, type the database server name.

    3. For Database name, type the name of the database.

  10. Click Next.

  11. On the Credentials page, you can accept the default entry in the Run as account list, and then click Next, or you can enter credentials from a user or group of your choice.


    The account that you specify will be assigned administrative credentials on the Service Manager management server and granted Read permission on the Service Manager database. You can specify different credentials from other Service Manager management groups when you are registering with the data warehouse.

  12. On the Summary page, you can review the settings that you have chosen. Click Finish.

  13. On the Result page, when Data source registration complete. appears, click Finish.

To validate the Operations Manager registration process

  • In the Data Sources view, the new data source appears in the list of data sources, with the data source type of Operations Manager. You might have to refresh your view to see the new data source.
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