How To Install SCOM 2012 R2 Agent on Solaris 10 x86

Recently our company has been deploying Microsoft SCOM 2012 R2 in our environment. Installation on Solaris 10 x86 proved to be an issue. This post

Create the service account and group (opsmgrsvc is our service account) id and set the password. You can use an auto generated UID, For our purposes we choose 21053.

Set a password for the account. SCOM needs this to be able to retrieve the certificate needed. Also needed for other operations.


Next you will need to create the .ssh directory and import the keys, this can be used for non-root access. If you do not have keys then generate the keys and use the keys on all the servers. If you have the keys then run the following commands.



Add the following to /usr/local/etc/etc/sudoers



Now we are ready to install the agent on Solaris

1.Transfer the agent (scx-<version>-<os>-<arch>.pkg.Z) to the Solaris server, type:

2.To install the package, type:

3.To verify that the package is installed, type:

4.To verify that the Microsoft SCX CIM Server is running, type:


There is an issue with the link created by the install to sudo that must be fixed.



There is an issue with the /etc/pam.conf on Solaris 10 using ldap client. Replace the SCX generated section with the following.

You should now be able to discover the servers from SCOM and begin monitoring.

2 Responses to “How To Install SCOM 2012 R2 Agent on Solaris 10 x86”

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  2. Rakhmankul says:

    I found my own solution,if anyone need it in the future
    My way of solution for 4 days has been taken was only needs to unpackage separately from the installation file of MS before to put inside CMD

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