Place a Server in Maintenance Mode in SCOM

Launch System Center operations Manager.



  • On the left hand side click on “Windows Computers”.
  • The computers will show on the right side.


  • Step 1 -> Right Click on a server.
  • Step 2 -> Click on “Maintenance Mode” and then click on “Start Maintenance Mode”


  • Select where this is planned or unplanned (Step 1)
  • Select the category (Step 2)
  • Enter in a comment (optional)
  • Select the time (Step 4)
  • Click on OK (Step 5)


  • As shown above the server is now in maintenance mode.
  • Give it a few minutes before you start working on the server.

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