Creating SCOM 2012 Dashboards using Visio 2010 or Visio 2013

 

First I download the Microsoft Visio 2010 and SharePoint 2010 Extensions for System Center 2012 from here
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=29268

 

The install doc says I need these pre-requisites:

  • System Center 2012 – Operations Manager console.
    • As an alternative, you can also install the Authoring Console from Operations Manager 2007 R2.
  • Microsoft Visio 2010 Professional or Premium edition
  • Visual Studio Tools for Office 2010
  • The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0

I am running Windows 8 with Visio 2013.

 

After the install, I launch Visio 2013 and get this message. I click Install.

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Now I create Blank Drawing.
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At the top I see a new Tab called Operations Manager

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I click Configure.

I give it a Name and my SCOM 2012 Web Console address.  I also select Automatic data refresh

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Now I just click Insert Shape and add the SCOM object I want in my diagram.

It would be nice if I could multi-select here.

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Also I add the Dashboard status so I  know if the link to SCOM is working or not.

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Here is my first diagram/dashboard.  It was easier that I thought.   I see tons of possibilities using this.

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4 Responses to Creating SCOM 2012 Dashboards using Visio 2010 or Visio 2013

  1. JC July 16, 2013 at 3:07 am #

    Hello there,

    I have a question. Can a Dashboard be published back into SCOM using this method?

    Cheers,
    Jc

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