Viewing SCOM via Vista

Q. How can I easily view my System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) infrastructure via Windows Vista?

A. Microsoft has released a sidebar gadget, which you can download at, that gives insight into the SCOM environment for your organization. Once you download the gadget, right-click it file and select Open. Click Install on the displayed dialog box. After installing the gadget, right-click on the gadget and select Options to enter server details so that the gadget can start monitoring.

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