In these procedures you will prepare and configure the System Center Operations Manager database server, OMSQL01.

Perform a default installation of Windows Server 2003 R2 on OMSQL01. This requires that you first install Windows Server 2003 with SP2, and then install Windows Server 2003 R2.


  1. Prepare the OMSQL01 Server

Prepare the OMSQL01 Server

Procedure W03-DWM.1: To prepare the OMSQL01 server

  1. Install Windows Server 2003 R2, Standard Edition (with Service Pack 2 integrated)

  2. Install Support Tools from the Support Tools directory on the Windows Server 2003 CD.

  3. Install the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 with SP1.

  4. Install the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 (Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 Redistributable Package).

  5. Install Internet Information Services (IIS) and ASP.NET on OMSQL01 by using Add or Remove Programs in Control Panel.

  6. Register ASP.NET 2.0 as default on OMSQL01 by running the following command:

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    C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\aspnet_regiis.exe –r
    This will change the script mapping for all sites on the server to use ASP.NET 2.0 as the default.If you are installing ASP.NET on a 64-bit operating system, you may need to perform additional steps to enable ASP.NET 2.0. See KB Article 894435: How to switch between the 32-bit versions of ASP.NET 1.1 and the 64-bit version of ASP.NET 2.0 on a 64-bit version of Windows for more details.
  7. Install Windows PowerShell on OMSQL01. To install Windows PowerShell, follow the instructions at How to Download Windows PowerShell 1.0.

  8. Apply any released updates to Windows Server 2003 by using Windows Update.

  9. Join OMSQL01 to the Fabrikam domain.