Operations Manager 2012 Sizing Helper Tool

The Operations Manager-Team has released an interactive Excel-document that can be used for planning and sizing of your System Center Operations Manager 2012 Deployment.

You can download the latest version of the Tool from the Download page for System Center 2012 – Operations Manager Component Add – On,

Or from this direct link:

Enter license key in SCOM 2012

SCOM 2012 installs in evaluation mode as there is no way to enter the license key during install. You have to add the license key using powershell as described below when the installation has finished:

1. Start Operations Management Shell as Administrator
2. Run the following powershell cmdlet:
Set-ScomLicense -ProductId <your productkey>
3. Verify that the new licensekey has been set:
Get-SCOMManagementGroup | ft skuforlicense, version, timeofexpiration –a

Reference: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2699998