Configure Management Tools

In this task, you configure System Center Essentials. This process creates the Group Policy objects that you need to manage your network with Windows EBS.

By configuring System Center Essentials, you enable the management and monitoring functionality in the Administration Console.

To configure System Center Essentials

  1. In the Configuration and Migration Tasks checklist, click Configure management tools, and then click Start the Feature Configuration Wizard. The Feature Configuration Wizard in System Center Essentials appears.

  2. On the Introduction page, click Next.

  3. On the Proxy Server page, accept the default proxy server settings that are configured for Windows EBS. Then click Next.

  4. Click Next on the remaining pages to accept the default settings (recommended), and then click Configure.