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Getting Started with Microsoft System Center Operations Manager by Kevin Greene

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Deploying UNIX/Linux agents

In today's world of heterogeneous IT environments, UNIX and Linux computers are widespread and OpsMgr wouldn't be much of a monitoring tool if it couldn't deploy an agent to these types of cross-platform operating systems.

The following sections detail the requirements for deploying the OpsMgr agent to UNIX/Linux computers and will walk you through using the console to push an agent out to an instance of Ubuntu Server.

UNIX/Linux agent requirements

In the Minimum installation requirements section of Chapter 1, Introduction to System Center Operations Manager we listed the supported UNIX/Linux operating systems that you can deploy the OpsMgr agent to and the following table lists the specific firewall ports you need to ...

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