Using the SCSM Authoring Tool

In this recipe we will introduce you to the System Center 2012 Service Manager Authoring Tool, which we will use for subsequent recipes in this chapter.

Getting ready

The System Center 2012 Service Manager Authoring Tool is a separate product that is part of the System Center 2012 Service Manager Component Add-ons and Extensions. The Authoring Tool can be obtained as a free download from the following URL:

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=28726

You can install the Authoring Tool on Windows Vista (with the latest Service Pack) and Windows 7, or on Windows Server 2008 (with the latest Service Pack) and Windows Server 2008 R2. As a prerequisite, the Authoring Tool requires the .NET Framework 3.5, ...

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