With the System Center 2012 suite now available in RTM format you maybe installing/upgrading to Operations Manager 2012. One thing you may not notice is that there is no request for a product key when you install Operations Manager 2012. And once the install is complete you will see the following…..
Checking Help –> About will show that you are running an Evaluation copy.
To register your product key with Operations Manager 2012 and move from the Evaluation edition to the Retail edition you will need to launch the Operations Management Shell and run the following PowerShell cmdlet.
Set-SCOMLicense –ProductId YourProductKey
Continue reading Operations Manager 2012 Activation
Richard talks to Rodney Buike about how System Center 2012 facilitates the construction of private clouds. This is where System Center all comes together – utilizing Configuration Manager, Operations Manager, Virtual Machine Manager, Service Manager and Orchestrator to create effective private cloud infrastructure in your own data center. Rodney talks about how each of the System Center components work together to simplify the deployment of services – beyond the individual VM and into a suite of VM, networking rules, storage, etc. Each of the System Center products bring something to the table in this scenario. You should already be using them for their core purposes, now take it to the next level!
Listen to the 36 minute podcast here…..