Troubleshooting UNIX/Linux agent discovery in Operations Manager

Applies to: System Center Operations Manager


To monitor UNIX or Linux computers in System Center Operations Manager (OpsMgr), the computers must first be discovered, and the OpsMgr agent must be installed. The Computer and Device Management Wizard is used to discover and install agents on UNIX and Linux computers. However, the discovery process may fail due to configuration issues, credential or privilege problems, or network and name resolution problems.

This guide helps you troubleshoot the following common errors that may be encountered during the discovery process:

Certificate Errors or Certificate Signing Errors

Network Name Resolution Errors

SSH Connectivity Errors

WSMan Connectivity Errors

Other Errors

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