With all the great changes related to Maintenance Mode in SCOM 2016 you probably only miss the possibility to easily set Maintenance Mode on the agent without the need of knowing the PowerShell script details.
My old Sample Maintenance Mode management pack can help you with this also on SCOM 2016. I have imported it into my SCOM 2016 test environment and set a server into maintenance mode through it without any problem.
It was required in the past, that you deploy the files separately to the agents to have the Splash Screen available. Now I have added the files to the Visual Studio solution and deploy them to c:itmommm. The solution also adds a shortcut to the default user desktop and to the public startup folder on Windows Server 2012 and above (also applies to the corresponding client versions). I have used the examples from David Allen’s blog post.
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