Deploying OpsMgr Agents

OpsMgr agents are deployed to all managed servers through the OpsMgr Discovery Wizard, or by using software distribution mechanisms such as Active Directory Group Policy objects (GPOs) or System Center Configuration Manager 2012. Installation through the Operations console uses the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of the computer. When searching for systems through the Operations console, you can use wildcards to locate a broad range of computers for agent installation. Certain situations, such as monitoring across firewalls, can require the manual installation of these components.

Generally, there are three ways to deploy agents: The first is using software distribution such as Microsoft System Center Configuration ...

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