Q: How can I check on the deployment of a System Center Operations Manager agent and Management Pack download on a new Operations Manager client?

A: There are several phases related to the deployment of a System Center Operations Manager agent and Management Pack download. Your best bet for monitoring is to check Event Log, Applications and Services Logs, Operations Manager. Key events include the following:

  • 21023: This is the health service requesting its configuration
  • 21024: When a configuration change is detected, the health service will requeste updated configuration
  • 21025: The health service has received configuration
  • 1200: The health service requests Management Packs
  • 1201: Management Packs being downloaded
  • 1210: The Management Packs have been applied and the health service will start submiting discovery data