SCOM Trick 27 – Un-seal a management pack

In some cases you will want to un-seal a management pack. I am assuming this is a sealed management pack that has not been created by you. This might be because you want to look inside for examples on how to do something. There are several possibilities to do this:
Here is a nice PowerShell script to unseal a number of management packs from Pete Zerger:
Here is a post from Boris:
A method to export management packs from the shell by Jonathan:
These are the cleanest ways to do it. If you only want a very quick peak in a management pack for examples you could also make a quick copy of the extracted mp’s in the following directory “C:\Program Files\System Center Operations Manager 2007\Health Service State\Management Packs”. But would still recommend to use one of the other methods.

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