SCOM Installation Pre-Requisites

For quick reference, below are the SCOM 2012 SP1 installation pre-requisites by features:

Management Server

  • Disk space: %SYSTEMDRIVE% requires at least 1024 MB free hard disk space.
  • Server Operating System: must be Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2012, or Windows Server 2012 R2.
  • Processor Architecture: must be x64.
  • Windows PowerShell version: Windows PowerShell version 2.0, or Windows PowerShell version 3.0.
  • Windows Remote Management: Windows Remote Management must be enabled for the management server.
  • .NET Framework 4 is required. For more information, see the following document:

Operations Console

  • Microsoft Report Viewer 2010 SP1 Redistributable Package
  • Disk space: %SYSTEMDRIVE% requires at least 512 MB free hard disk space.
  • File system: %SYSTEMDRIVE% must be formatted with the NTFS file system.
  • Server Operating System: must be Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2012, or Windows Server 2012 R2.
  • Processor Architecture: must be x64 for servers and x64 or x86 for a client computer.
  • Windows Installer version: at least Windows Installer 3.1.
  • Windows PowerShell version: Windows PowerShell version 2.0. Windows PowerShell version 3.0 is required to use Windows PowerShell cmdlets for administration of UNIX and Linux computers.
  • .NET Framework 4 is required. For more information, see the following document:

Operational Database

  • Disk space: The operational database must have at least 1024 MB free disk space. This is enforced at the time of database creation, and it will likely grow significantly. For information about SQL Server Planning, see Installing SQL Server 2008 or Installing SQL Server 2008 R2.
  • File system: %SYSTEMDRIVE% must be formatted with the NTFS file system.
  • Processor Architecture: x64.
  • Windows Installer version: at least Windows Installer 3.1.
  • Microsoft SQL Server: See the list of supported versions at SQL Server in System Center 2012 SP1 .
  • SQL Server Full Text Search is required.
  • .NET Framework 4 is required. For more information, see the following document:

Web Console

  • Operating System: Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2012, or Windows Server 2012 R2.
  • Processor Architecture: must be x64.
  • Web browsers: Internet Explorer 8, Internet Explorer 9, Internet Explorer 10, Silverlight 5.0
  • Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.5 and later versions, with the IIS Management Console and the following role services installed:
    • Static Content
    • Default Document
    • Directory Browsing
    • HTTP Errors
    • HTTP Logging
    • Request Monitor
    • Request Filtering
    • Static Content Compression
    • Web Server (IIS) Support
    • IIS 6 Metabase Compatibility
    • ASP.NET (both the 2.0 and 4.0 versions of ASP.NET are required.)
    • Windows Authentication
  • Selected website for web console: requires a configured http or https binding.
  • The System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1) SharePoint Dashboard Viewer Web Part works on SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013 and is supported. However, it does not work on Office 365 SharePoint and is not supported.
  • .NET Framework 4 is required. For more information, see the following document:

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