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System Center Visual Studio Authoring Extensions

The System Center Visual Studio Authoring Extensions—VSAE—is an add-in for Visual Studio 2019/2017/2015/2013/2012 (all editions) which provides Lifecycle Management Tools to support Management Pack Authoring.

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  • Version:

    1.4.1.0

    Date Published:

    2020/09/23

    File Name:

    VisualStudioAuthoringConsole_x64.msi

    VisualStudioAuthoringConsole_x86.msi

    File Size:

    44.3 MB

    44.3 MB

    The System Center Visual Studio Authoring Extensions—VSAE—is an add-in for Visual Studio 2019/2017/2015/2013/2012 (all editions) which provides Lifecycle Management Tools to support Management Pack Authoring.

    Feature Summary
    • VS Projects for Monitoring MPs, System Center 2012 and later MPs including Operations Manager and Service Manager.
    • MP Item Templates for quick creation of MP Items.
      • XML MP Item Templates (generates MP XML for editing).
      • Template Group Item Templates (Abstract your intent from MP XML).
      • Snippet Templates (generates MP XML from CSV)
    • IntelliSense for MP XML for the following versions:
      • System Center Operations Manager 2012 and later
      • System Center Operations Manager 2016
      • System Center Operations Manager 2019
      • System Center Service Manager 2012 and later
    • Integrates into Visual Studio Project System with *.mpproj.
      • Enables building within VS & MSBuild.
      • Supports custom build tasks (simply edit *.mpproj or *.sln)
      • Build multiple MPs (multiple *.mpproj) in a solution.
      • Integrates into any VS supported Source Control systems.
    • MP Navigation Features
      • Management Pack Browser for browsing MP Items.
      • Go to Definition
      • Find All References
    • ResKit Tools integrated
      • Workflow Simulator
      • Generate Visio Diagram
      • MP Best Practice Analyzer
      • MP Spell Checker
      • MP Cookdown Analyzer
    Release History
    • 9/23/2020 - version 1.4.1.0
    • 11/18/2019 - version 1.4.0.0
    • 12/05/2017 - version 1.3.0.0
    • 10/21/2016 - version 1.2.0.1
    • 12/09/2015 - version 1.2.0.0
    • 10/18/2013 - version 1.1.0.0
  • Supported Operating Systems

    Windows 10, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows 8.1

    • Other Software:Microsoft Visual Studio 2012, Microsoft Visual Studio 2013, Microsoft Visual Studio 2015, Microsoft Visual Studio 2017, Microsoft Visual Studio 2019
    1. Download the MSI.
    2. Ensure Microsoft Visual Studio is not running.
    3. Execute the MSI to install.
    4. Open Microsoft Visual Studio. Click File - New - Project - Management Pack.
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