Remove Attribute in System Center Operations Manager.

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In this blog post I am going to take you true the steps of removing a created Attribute from a Management Pack. This is not possible using the System Center Operation Manager Console. I am going to use the free authoring tool MPAuthor from select Software. After registration you can download the software from here

  1. Start the "System Center Operations Manager Console"
  2. In the "System Center Operations Manager Console" click "Administration
  3. On the "Administration" page, click "Management Packs" and select management pack where you want to remove the Attribute
  4. In the "System Center Operations Manager Console", in the "Tasks" pane click "Export Management Pack…"

    ExportManagementPack

  5. On the "Browse for Folder" page, select where you want to export the folder and click "OK"
  6. Start the "MP Author Console", click "Open" and open the management Pack that you just exported

    MPauthor

  7. In the "MP Author Console ", on the "MP Component" pane, select "Discoveries"

    Discoveries

  8. In the "Mp Author Console" select, the "Attribute Discovery" that you want to remove and click "Delete"

    DeleteAttribute

  9. On the "Delete Selected Discoveries" popup click "Yes"
  10. In the "MP Author Console", on the "Mp Component" click "Language Pack"
  11. Select the name of the Attribute that you created and click "Delete"

    DeleteLanguagePacKReference

  12. On the "Delete selected Language Packs", click "Yes"
  13. In the "MP Author Console", click "Save" and close MP Author
  14. Start the "System Center Operations Manager Console"
  15. In the "System Center operations Manager Console", click "Administration"
  16. On the "Administration" page, click "Management Packs" and from the "Tasks" pan, click "Import Management Pack…"
  17. On the "Import Management Packs" wizard click "Add" and click "Add from disk…"

    ImportManagementPack

  18. On the "Online Catalog Connection" popup, click "No"
  19. Select the Management pack where removed the attribute and click "Install"

When you are going to look for the created attribute it is removed.