[https://vleeuwen.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/linux-ms.png]The SCOM Linux agent (scx) uses a SSL certificate to trust communication between the SCOM server and Linux agents. The SCOM server communicates with the agent running on port 1270/tcp. Normally you will deploy the agent by using the discovery
In oder to secure this personal website I have recently joined the CAcert [http://www.cacert.org] community. This community driven certificate authority issues free public key certificates. After signing up I created two server certificates, one for the webserver and the other one for secure mail and ldap services.