This section of the MSDN® Library hosts developer information for System Center products, which help manage IT computing environments. The System Center products support performance and health state monitoring, software updates and deployment, data storage and recovery, reporting, and operations management. The following System Center products expose programming interfaces.
System Center Configuration Manager


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System Center Configuration Manager 2007 (formerly known as System Management Server or SMS) helps automate and manage deployment of operating systems and applications. Configuration Manager also manages software updates and configuration. This provides a comprehensive asset management tool for servers, desktops, and mobile devices.

System Center Configuration Manager Software Development Kit

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Previous version: SMS SDK 2003 3.1 Introduction
System Center Operations Manager

System Center Operations Manager 2007 (formerly known as Microsoft Operations Manager), allows you to monitor servers, applications, and client computers to provide a view of the health state for your IT environment. This view of the health state is key to being able to respond rapidly when events and problems occur. You can monitor events, services, alerts, and performance information across many operating systems and applications. Additionally, you can access management packs for various Microsoft software applications, which help you to discover, monitor, troubleshoot, and resolve problems for a specific technology component.

System Center Operations Manager 2007 SDK

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Previous version: Microsoft Operations Manager
System Center Reporting Manager

System Center Reporting Manager (SCRM) 2006 is a reporting tool that consolidates event and performance information from Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) 2005 and change and configuration management information from Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) 2003, and combines this information with business context data from sources such as Active Directory Domain Services. SCRM 2006 uses Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services as the foundation of its reporting capabilities.

The SCRM 2006 Software Development Kit provides the necessary documentation for customizing existing SCRM 2006 reports. SCRM 2006 reports are customized using Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Business Intelligence Studio and make extensive use of SQL stored procedures and SQL views in the SCRM 2006 presentation database MCTS Online TrainingMCITP Online Training.

SCRM 2006 Software Development Kit

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