Installation steps of SCOM 2012 RC

My experience in SCOM 2012 installation.

Unlike SCOM 2007, you don’t have a step to have a prequisite checker, but if something is missing, it shows you error at the time of installation


Please check the supported configuration document for OM2012 before the deployment.

Prepare your environment for OM2012 here


will go ahead and check Management server and Management console

Take it to default location

Get the failure. This feature needs to be installed to continue further

installed report Viewer and go next. Specify MG name. Anything that you wish to. But unique.


Add the SQL server name. If it’s a default instance, then just a Server name will do



is your DW database name. Applies same as of above step.

all your accounts that you may have already defined. Refer to the TechNet
article for account access

the warning and go ahead and select the option you would want to go ahead with


your settings and go ahead with install


And it’s completed. It’s approximately 15-20 min for installation.

Next step happens to deploy the agents to the servers. Refer
to below quick start guide by Kevin Holman.

More coming up sooner to make your deployment easier!!!



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