SCOM 2016 – Install System Center Operations Manager 2016 – Part 3

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In this series off blog post I am going to take you true the steps I took to install System Center Operations Manager 2016. The Environment will be installed using the following software:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016 – Download from here
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2016 – Download from here
  • System Center Operations Manager 2016 – Download from here

My Test environment consist of the following servers,

  • DC01 – Domain Controller
  • SQL01 – Microsoft SQL 2016 server
  • DATA01 – Data Server
  • MS01 – Scom Management Server 01
  • MS02 – Scom Management Server 02
  • WEB01 – Scom Web Console Server,

Here you can find the previous blogposts

In this part we are going to install the second Management Server and the System Center operations Manager Console.

First we are going to install the System Center Operations Manager Console. The System Center Operations Manager Console will be installed on Windows 10 domain joined machine. Before we can install the System Center Operations Manger console we need to install Report Viewer Controls. These can be download from here. I am using a Group Policy to deploy the Report Viewer Controls.

  1. Start the "Group Policy Management" console
  2. Right click on the Group Policy Object that is applied to all the workstation that you want to deploy the Report Viewer and click “Edit
    CreateGPO01
  3. In the “Group Policy Management Editor” navigate to “Computer Configuration – Policies – Software Settings – Software installation” then right click on “Software installation” then click on “New” then “Packages
    CreateGPO02
  4. Navigate to the path that you placed the installation files and select “Reportviewer.msi” then click “Open
  5. On the “Deployment Screen” select “Advanced” and click “OK
    CreateGPO03
  6. On the “Microsoft Report Viewer 2015 Runtime Properties” page, click “OK
    CreateGPO04
  7. Restart the client computer that is available in the Organizational Unit that you want to use. The result should look something like this:
    CreateGPO05
  8. On the “Windows Client” where you want to install the “System Center Operations Manager Console” click “Setup.exe
  9. On the “Operations Manager” screen click “Install
  10. On the “Operations Manager Setup” page, in the section“Select feature to Install” select “Operations Manager Console” and click “Next
    ConsoleInstall01
  11. On the “Operations Manager Setup” page, in the section “Select installation location” click “Next
    ConsoleInstall02
  12. On the “Operations Manager Setup” page, in the section “Proceed with Setup” screen click “Next
    ConsoleInstall03
  13. On the “Operations Manager Setup” page, in the section “Proceed read the license terms” Screen check “I have read, understood and agree with the license term” and click “Next
    ConsoleInstall04
  14. On the “Operations Manager Setup” page, in the section “Diagnostic and usage Data” screen click “Next
    ConsoleInstall05
  15. On the “Operations Manager Setup” page, in the section “Microsoft Update” screen select “Off” and click “Next
    ConsoleInstall06
  16. On the “Operations Manager Setup” page, in the section “Installation Summary” screen click “Install
    ConsoleInstall07
  17. On the “Operations Manager Setup” page, in the section “Setup is Complete” click “Close
    ConsoleInstall08
  18. The end result should look something like this
    ConsoleInstall09

Now we are going to install the second management server. On the server is Windows Server 2016 Core edition installed.  I used the following script to install the management server:

First we need to install the AuthManager for Windows Server 2016 using PowerShell:

InstallMS01

Next we can run the following command:

When you start the “System Center Operations Manager” Console and you to “Administration” and expand “Device Management”, “Management Servers” you should see two Management servers.

InstallMS02

This completes the third part of these series. In the fourth part we are going to install the web-console.

Big thanks’ to Tao Yang and Florent Appointaire for there information on there blogs on how to install System Center Operations Manager 2016 on Windows Server Core 2016