I often see in SCOM Environments the Error “Operations Manager cannot connect to the Web service” when you want to Import or download Management Packs from the Microsoft Online Catalog.

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Most of the time this happends because a Proxy Server is using in the customer Environment. To define a Proxy Server for the SCOM Console you Need to add the following lines at the buttom of the file

  • C:\Program Files\System Center 2012\Operations Manager\Console\Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.Monitoring.Console.exe

<system.net>
   <defaultProxy enabled="true" useDefaultCredentials="true">
      <proxy usesystemdefault="True" />
   </defaultProxy>
</system.net>

 

Looks like this.

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