Monday, 27 August 2012

How to install Veeam nworks MP for VMware with SCOM 2012: Part 1/6 - Preliminaries


The following step-by-step walkthrough, will go through all the steps to have a fully working Veeam nworks MP for VMware with SCOM 2012 setup.

Parts in this series:

Part 1 - Preliminaries

1.1 Download software’s from Veeam - specifically we need the files from the ZIPs below:

VMwareOMMP_5.7.9.1054.zip
·         Nworks.VMware.VEM.mp
·         nworksEMS.exe
·         nworksUI.exe
·         nworksVIC.exe

mp_resource_kit_5.7.1054.zip
·         nworks.VMware.2007R2RequiredOverrides.xml

nworks.vmware.bpac.zip
·         nworks.VMware.BPAC.xml

1.2 Lab Setup

·         2 x Windows 2008 R2 (with SP1) Enterprise member servers - new builds (1 will be the Enterprise Manager Server and Enterprise Manager UI, the other will be collector)
·         Existing System Center 2012 Operations Manager server

1.3 Deployment of OpsMgr Agents

·         On servers dedicated to be Collector servers
·         On vCenter server (recommended)
·         On the nworks Enterprise Manager Server (recommended)

1.4 How to Deploy OpsMgr agents

Launch the System Center 2012 Operations Manager DVD/ISO, and click on the Local agent option under Optional Installations 

Welcome to the System Center 2012 - Operations Manager Agent Setup wizard, Next >



Destination Folder: Accept/Change… the install location and Next >



Management Group Configuration: Here we will leave the ‘Specify Management Group information’ box checked and Next >



Management Group Configuration: Enter SCOM Management Group Name, Server FQDN and port; and Next >



Agent Action Account: For the demo lab we’re going to use the domain administrator account and Next >



Microsft Update: Select to use Microsoft Update or not - as desired, and Next >



Ready to Install: Install



Completing the System Center 2012 - Operations Manager Agent Setup wizard: Finish



Note 1: In the System Center 2012 Operations Console, you will need to approve manually installed agents if the setting to automatically approve is unchecked. See: Operations Console > Administration > Settings > Type: Server > Security



Agents pending management will appear in the Administration > Device Management > Pending Management view



Note 2: Collector servers must have their OM Agent configured to “Allow this agent to act as a proxy and discover managed objects on other computers”. See: Operations Console > Administration > Device Management > Agent Managed > Right-Click the Collector Server and select Properties > Security tab > check the box > OK


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