Use the following procedure to identify the root management server for an Operations Manager 2007 management group. The root management server performs unique functions for a management group, for example, the root management server is the management server the Operations console connects to.

The root management server is the first management server installed for a management group. Although, it can be changed if additional management servers are deployed for the management group.

To obtain the name of the root management server for a management group

  1. Log on to the computer with an account that is a member of the Operations Manager Administrators role for the Operations Manager 2007 management group.

  2. In the Operations console, click the Administration button.

  3. Expand Administration, expand Device Management, and then click Management Servers.

    In the Management Servers pane, the management server with Root Management Server equal to Yes is the root management server.

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