SCOM 1711 - Technical Preview for upcoming 1801

If you’re not aware, System Center will start doing 6 month releases, and will be YYDD named



SCOM released in Jan 2018 is 1801, then 180x, 190x, etc.

Technical previews will also exist prior (currently 1711 – the technical preview for 1801).


Register for Technical Preview

Evaluate and download

Save appropriate product(s)


Extract for ISO files

Go to path where files were saved


Double click on file to extract


Click on Run to run the file


Answer Yes to UAC prompt

Click 'I accept for EULA


Click Next to begin the setup wizard

Select Path to save file

Click Next


File extract completes


Click Finish



Looks like SCOM ISO



Now it's time to grab Holman's quick start guide and set up new servers for 1801 management group (if you don't already have the steps down pat!)