Authoring in Essentials

Applies To: System Center Essentials 2010

The Authoring navigation button displays the Authoring Overview pane, which displays a list of all installed and imported Management Packs and the objects defined by those Management Packs for System Center Essentials 2010.

When you click Authoring, you can view the following information:

  • Management Pack templates.

  • Distributed applications.

  • Monitoring groups.

  • A list of installed and imported Management Packs, and the classes defined by each Management Pack.

In the Authoring Overview pane, you can also perform the following tasks:

  • Add a monitor to a Management Pack.

  • Create Management Pack objects.

  • Manage Management Packs objects.

  • Manage distributed applications.

  • Manage monitoring groups.

Use the Authoring pane in System Center Essentials 2010 to configure Management Pack objects, distributed applications, and groups.

In This Section

  • Groups in Essentials
    Provides information about the logical collections of objects, or groups, in Essentials 2010.
  • Targeting in Essentials
    Provides important information about correctly targeting your monitors, rules, and views.
  • Overrides in Essentials
    Provides general information about using overrides to modify settings for monitors, rules, and so forth.

See Also


Authoring Pane in Essentials

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