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Microsoft System Center 2016 Service Manager Cookbook - Second Edition by Dieter Casser, Steve Buchanan, Steve Beaumont, Andreas Baumgarten, Anders Asp

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Sealing management packs

When planning your customizations in Service Manager, one of the most important decisions to make is whether you are going to seal your Management packs or not.

As explained in Chapter 2, Personalizing SCSM 2016 Administration, a sealed management pack is a read-only management pack, which cannot be written to once it has been imported into Service Manager. Furthermore, sealing a management pack enables it to be referenced from within other management packs.

Some examples of when you need to reference another management pack are described here:

  • Creating an extension of a class: In this scenario, you create a reference to the management pack that holds the base class.
  • Customizing a form: This involves creating a reference to ...

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