MS Operations Management: Error 2013 Unable to register to Advisor Service

I was recently working with a customer to integrate Microsoft Operations Management Suite into their SCOM environment and noted they received the following error when connecting SCOM to MOMS:

Error 2013: Unable to register to Advisor Service.  Please contact the system administrator.


Thankfully this is a relatively simple fix.  While they had upgraded their SCOM environment to the latest patch (UR9 at the time of this post), they had not imported the updated Management Packs (C:\Program Files\Microsoft System Center 2012 R2\Operations Manager\Server\Management Packs for Update Rollups) as part of the upgrade process.  These Management Packs include the update to the old Advisor Server – now known as “Operations Management Suite.”  Simply adding the new MP’s resolves the issue:


About AJ McKean

Based in sunny Tauranga, New Zealand, AJ McKean is a Senior Systems Engineer in Mt Maunganui. With over 15 years of professional IT experience working in both New Zealand and the United States, he holds several certifications including MCSE(2000-2003), MCITP:Enterprise(2008), MCSA(2012), VMware VCP-DCV5.5, CompTIA A+ & is an HP Storage Architect. He is passionate about all things IT, especially virtualization, automation & cloud technologies.

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