Where is Component Service Manager in SCCM 2012?

If you aren’t in there a lot, it’s easy to forget where to find the Service Manager in SCCM 2012.  Service Manager is used for stopping an individual Configuration Manager component, instead of restarting the SMSExec service or restarting the server.

To find it, Browse to Monitoring -> Overview -> System Status -> Component Status

Look up at Home ribbon.  You should see a “Start” button.  Click that and choose “Configuration Manager Service Manager


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