Chapter 8. Installing and Configuring Agents

This chapter focuses on agents and their use in System Center 2012 Operations Manager (OpsMgr). There is much more to agents in OpsMgr 2012 than installation and configuration. This chapter starts with understanding core concepts, such as how the discovery and approval processes work. It explains the differences between agent-managed systems, agentless monitored systems, unknown states, and network devices. The focus then moves to different methods available for deploying and configuring the OpsMgr agent; these methods include using Active Directory Integration, System ...

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