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The UNIX/Linux Authoring Library can be downloaded
In a Management Pack, Reference definitions are needed to reference elements from other (sealed) Management Packs. The syntax of a Reference in a Management Pack takes the form:
In a Visual Studio Authoring Extensions project, References can be added by selecting Add Reference from the project menu, and browsing to the Management Pack file that you will reference.
Recommended Management Pack References and Aliases are described in the table below.
Use of these aliases is required for the examples in this guide.
Each authoring example in this guide is presented in the form of a Management Pack Fragment. To use these fragments in your project, select
Add New Item from the Project menu. From the template selection dialog, navigate to
Management Pack\Code, and select Empty Management Pack Fragment. Provide a
Name for the Management Pack Fragment and click Add. This will add the Management Pack Fragment to your project. You can then paste the contents of the example to the Management Pack Fragment.
Text in the examples that is located between pairs of ## characters represents content that should be edited as needed for your custom scenario. The ## characters must be removed from the examples.
To build the Management Pack in Visual Studio, select Build Solution from the
Build menu. Properties for the Management Pack as well as building (e.g. sealed or unsealed) can be configured by opening the properties of the project in the
To troubleshoot or debug authored workflows (i.e. discoveries, rules, and monitors), use the
Workflow Analyzer tool. The Workflow Analyzer is installed with the Visual Studio Authoring Extensions, and can be found in % ProgramFiles(x86)%\ System Center 2012 Visual Studio Authoring Extensions\Tools\MPSimulator\OM2012\amd64\. The Workflow Analyzer
requires Operations Manager to be installed on the local machine. Alternatively, you can copy the WFAnalzyer.exe file to %ProgramFiles%\System Center 2012\Operations Manager\Server on a Management Server and run the Workflow Analyzer on the server.