Step-by-Step – Installing System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 2016 on Windows Server 2016 with SQL 2016

This post I will be installing System Center Operations Manager 2016 (SCOM) RTM, Build Number 7.2.11719.0.

Here is some of the background information. As this post will concentrate on the installation of SCOM 2016, I am going to omit the setup and configuration of the Domain Controller, Windows Server 2016 for both SCOM Management Server and SQL Server (Please note, I am using SQL Server 2016, both servers on Windows 2016).

Environment:  Virtual; ESX 6.0 Hypervisor

SCOM Management Server:

  • Windows Server 2016
  • 4 vCPU (2.00GHz)
  • 12 GB memory
  • 100GB Diskspace
  • 1GB vNIC

SQL Server:

  • Windows Server 2016
  • SQL Server 2016
  • 4 vCPU (2.00GHz)
  • 24 GB memory
  • 300GB Diskspace
  • 1GB vNIC

Service Accounts:

Domain\Account Description Local Admin on SCOM Server Local Admin on SQL Server
domain\scom_aa SCOM Action Account YES YES
domain\scom_da SCOM Data Access/SDK Account YES YES
domain\scom_sql_read SCOM SQL Reader NO YES
domain\scom_sql_write SCOM SQL Writer NO YES
domain\scom_admin SCOM Administrators Group YES NO
domain\sql_sa SQL Service Account NO YES
domain\sql_ssrs SQL Service Reporting Services Account YES NO

Let’s Begin:

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