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Step 1: Installing the AWS Management Pack

After you download the AWS Management Pack, you must configure it to monitor one or more AWS accounts.

System Center 2012

To install the AWS Management Pack

  1. In the Operations console, on the Go menu, click Administration, and then click Management Packs.

  2. In the Actions pane, click Import Management Packs.

  3. On the Select Management Packs page, click Add, and then click Add from disk.

  4. In the Select Management Packs to import dialog box, select the Amazon.AmazonWebServices.mpb file from the location where you downloaded it, and then click Open.

  5. On the Select Management Packs page, under Import list, select the Amazon Web Services management pack, and then click Install.

    Note

    System Center Operations Manager doesn't import any management packs in the Import list that display an Error icon.

  6. The Import Management Packs page shows the progress for the import process. If a problem occurs, select the management pack in the list to view the status details. Click Close.

System Center 2007 R2

To install the AWS Management Pack

The management pack is distributed as a Microsoft System Installer file, AWS-MP-Setup.msi. It contains the required DLLs for the watcher node, root management server, and Operations console, as well as the Amazon.AmazonWebServices.mp file.

  1. Run AWS-MP-Setup.msi.

    Note

    If your root management server, Operations console, and watcher node are on different computers, you must run the installer on each computer.

  2. On the Welcome to the Amazon Web Services Management Pack Setup Wizard screen, click Next.

  3. On the End-User License Agreement screen, read the license agreement, and, if you accept the terms, select the I accept the terms in the License Agreement check box, and then click Next.

  4. On the Custom Setup screen, select the features you want to install, and then click Next.

    Operations Console

    Installs Amazon.AmazonWebServices.UI.Pages.dll and registers it in the Global Assembly Cache (GAC), and then installs Amazon.AmazonWebServices.mp.

    Root Management Server

    Installs Amazon.AmazonWebServices.Modules.dll, Amazon.AmazonWebServices.SCOM.SDK.dll and the AWS SDK for .NET (AWSSDK.dll), and then registers them in the GAC.

    AWS Watcher Node

    Installs Amazon.AmazonWebServices.Modules.dll and Amazon.AmazonWebServices.SCOM.SDK.dll, and then installs the AWS SDK for .NET (AWSSDK.dll) and registers it in the GAC.

  5. On the Ready to install Amazon Web Services Management Pack screen, click Install.

  6. On the Completed the Amazon Web Services Management Pack Setup Wizard screen, click Finish.

    Note

    The required DLLs are copied and registered in the GAC, and the management pack file (*.mp) is copied to the Program Files (x86)/Amazon Web Services Management Pack folder on the computer running the Operations console. Next, you must import the management pack into System Center.

  7. In the Operations console, on the Go menu, click Administration, and then click Management Packs.

  8. In the Actions pane, click Import Management Packs.

  9. On the Select Management Packs page, click Add, and then click Add from disk.

  10. In the Select Management Packs to import dialog box, change the directory to C:\Program Files (x86)\Amazon Web Services Management Pack, select the Amazon.AmazonWebServices.mp file, and then click Open.

  11. On the Select Management Packs page, under Import list, select the Amazon Web Services management pack, and then click Install.

    Note

    System Center Operations Manager doesn't import any management packs in the Import list that display an Error icon.

  12. The Import Management Packs page shows the progress for the import process. If a problem occurs, select the management pack in the list to view the status details. Click Close.