FREE Management Pack Authoring Tool

MP Author Product Overview

Silect MP Author provides an easy way to develop new Management Packs (MPs) for System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) or customize existing MPs. Our wizard-driven designer guides you through the creation of all important MP elements including Discovery rules, Monitors, Performance rules and much more. Using MP Author means you don't need programming skills to build the MPs you need to extend SCOM in your environment.

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Major Features


Easy to Use

MP Author relies on wizards to guide you through the creation of the necessary MP components. This takes the complexity out of creating a new MPs and means you don't need programming skills or Visual Studio. And in most cases you simply browse your existing IT infrastructure to create the necessary MP elements.

Discovery (Class) Creation

Authoring the right discovery rules is critical to building a great MP. MP Author let's you browse systems within your environment to get information from the registry or the WMI repository to build effective discoveries. Scripting support provides great flexibility in more sophisticated discovery scenarios.

Monitor Creation

MP Author supports authoring all essential SCOM monitors. Use MP Author's monitor creation wizards to create monitors for events, system performance, Windows services, databases and web sites. MP Author's wizard ensures you've provided everything needed to build an effective monitor.

Rule Creation

Use MP Author's wizards to create rules to collect information on events or system performance. MP Author also support script rules for more complex scenarios. The wizards can also create views and save the data to the SCOM data warehouse.

Integration with Microsoft MP Tools

MP Author includes Microsoft's suite of MP tools to ensure your MP follows standards and best practices. With the click of a button you can run MP Verify or the MP Best Practice Analyzer to ensure your MP is ready for deployment.

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