Windows Azure Pack (WAP) and System Center 2012 R2 Preview Installation Steps–Part 1: System Center Operations Manager

Windows Azure PackIn this series I will post screenshots and installation steps for System Center Operations Manager, Orchestrator, Service Provider Framework, Service Manager, and Windows Azure Pack to setup IaaS infrastructure. As they are still in preview (R2 will be released in October 18) I will try to consolidate the roles as much as possible; the purpose is just to do an “express installation”  to see the components and the integration between them. Configuration and digging into them will be later…

Lets start with SCOM 2012 R2 installation.

I have already configured SQL 2012 SP1 on Windows Server 2012. All other servers other than SQL server is Windows 2012 R2. For SQL, you need to have Analysis Services installed. Also start the SQL agent.

 

PART1: SCOM 2012 R2 Installation

 

The wizards are very clear and it also checks and shows you all prerequisites. I will put all roles on one VM, namely, Management Server, Operations Console, Web Console, Reporting Server: 

System Center Operations Manager 2012 R2 Preview Setup

System Center Operations Manager 2012 R2 Preview Setup

System Center Operations Manager 2012 R2 Preview Setup

Install all prerequisites:

System Center Operations Manager 2012 R2 Preview Setup

System Center Operations Manager 2012 R2 Preview Setup

System Center Operations Manager 2012 R2 Preview Setup

System Center Operations Manager 2012 R2 Preview Setup

System Center Operations Manager 2012 R2 Preview Setup

System Center Operations Manager 2012 R2 Preview Setup

System Center Operations Manager 2012 R2 Preview Setup

You need to have SQL Server Reporting services installed on the same machine. Once installed have it configured with the DB (residing on the DB server) and configure its URLs. Then you will be presented with the local SSRS instance in the Wizard:

System Center Operations Manager 2012 R2 Preview Setup

System Center Operations Manager 2012 R2 Preview Setup

System Center Operations Manager 2012 R2 Preview Setup

System Center Operations Manager 2012 R2 Preview Setup

After clicking on Next couple times, install starts. It takes a while while installing management packs:

System Center Operations Manager 2012 R2 Preview Setup

Bulent Tolu

Bulent Tolu

Bulent is an IT professional with Master's in MIS and 10-years of experience in broad range of Information Technologies. He is exposed to engineering/architecting, implementation/integration, and administration of various high-available IT systems and infrastructure. He has a passion to continually research, test and evaluate new technologies and follow industry best practices to secure and optimize IT systems. Currently, he lives in Istanbul and works as a Sr. Cloud Computing and Virtualization Consultant. He has a diverse knowledge and interest in Virtualization and Cloud Computing.

:: VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5
Data Center Administration (VCAP5-DCA)
Data Center Design (VCAP-DCD)
:: VTSP (VMware Certified Technical Sales Professional 5)
:: MCSE(Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert) – Private Cloud 2012
:: CCEE(Citrix Certified Enterprise Engineer)
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