SCO 2012: Use Operations Manager Integration Pack without installing OpsMgr Console on runbook servers

I recently had a friend ask of how to use the IP for Operations Manager without installing the OpsMgr Console on all runbook servers.

 

Actually, the reason for having the console installed is that the actvities need some SDK Assemblies from OpsMgr.

I think they are not delivered with the IP because of license restrictions.

 

This makes it possible to use the IP , as long as you register the right DLLs.

Get the OpsMgr SDK assemblies, either from the SCOM server or a computer with the console installed

Fx.

\\scom.cloud.local\C$\Program Files\Microsoft System Center 2012\Operations Manager\Console\SDK Assemblies\

Place them on a location either local or network, that the runbook server has access to

 

To register/install the DLLs in the Global Assembly Cache, you can use this PowerShell Script:

By | 2014-05-06T12:54:20+00:00 May 6th, 2014|Automation|4 Comments

About the Author:

Jakob Gottlieb Svendsen

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Jakob Gottlieb Svendsen is a Microsoft Cloud and Data Center Management MVP (http://mvp.microsoft.com/en-us/default.aspx), Working as Global Lead Developer, Senior Consultant and Trainer at CTGlobal, where he is one of the driving forces in keeping CTGlobal a System Center Gold Partner and member of the System Center Alliance.

Since he started at Coretech in 2007, he has focused on Scripting and Development, primarily developing tools, extensions and scripts for the System Center Suite. His main area is Automation (including OMS/Azure Automation, Service Management Automation, PowerShell and Orchestrator). Another area is Windows Azure Pack / Azure Stack, where he does implementation, development, workshops and presentations. He is a world-wide renowned voice in the Automation field.

He is passionately devoted to the community, to which he contributes by being a moderator at TechNet and sharing his knowledge at http://blog.ctglobalservices.com/jgs

  • Co-founder: PowerShell User Group Denmark
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  • Microsoft CampusDays 2011, 2013, Copenhagen
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  • Microsoft Partner Event: New in SC2012 SP1
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4 Comments

  1. […] Jakob Gottlieb Svendsen at Coretech has a great post today on how you can leverage the SDK dll’s of OpsMgr on your Runbook Servers (and designers too) without installing the entire console. You can find his post here. […]

  2. Victor Delgado May 19, 2014 at 16:28 - Reply

    Hi Jakob,

    Will you be posting all of your TechEd 2014 Runbook examples to your blog? Thanks for the great session!

  3. Anders Spælling June 4, 2014 at 14:51 - Reply

    Hi Jakob

    I had a weird issue where the runbook service could not find the assemblies in the GAC. Funny thing was neither could I, but if I looked in the GAC from a different server I could see it was there. Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.OperationsManager.dll was even in two different versions.

    Fuslogvw confirmed that a GAC lookup was unsuccesful. I ended up copying the assemblies to the “Runbook Server” folder which is where it looks next.

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