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SCCM 2012 – Add Site System Roles – Part -9

We are going to see the steps for installing site system roles in configuration manager 2012 R2. These roles are added to extend the management functionality of the site. Site System Role – A computer on which you run the Configuration Manager setup program and which provides the core functionality for the site. Any computer, either … Continue reading SCCM 2012 – Add Site System Roles – Part -9

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SCCM 2012 – Enable Discovery Methods in Configuration manager – Part 8

Configuring Discovery: Active Directory Forest Discovery : It discovers active directory sites and then creates configuration manager boundaries for each site from the forest which has been configured for discovery. Launch the System Center 2012 Configuration Manager R2 Console. On the left pane select the Administration, expand Hierarchy Configuration, Select Discovery Methods. On the right pane double click “Active … Continue reading SCCM 2012 – Enable Discovery Methods in Configuration manager – Part 8

SCCM 2012 – Install and Configure Configuration Manager – Part 7

Installation of System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Once you have downloaded the configuration Manager 2012 R2 iso file, extract the iso file to a folder on the machine where you are going to install the SCCM. Open the SCCM folder then go to SMSSETUP then Bin then x64 and right click on setup.exe and … Continue reading SCCM 2012 – Install and Configure Configuration Manager – Part 7

SCCM 2012 – Configuration of Firewall for configuration manager 2012 – Part 6

In this Post we are going to create inbound and  Outbound  rule and also add File and printer services as exception to firewall and an Inbound rule to allow WMI (Windows management instrumentation). This activity will be performed on Domain controller Click on Server Manager, click on Tools, open Group policy management console. Right Click on the domain and Create a GPO. Provide a name … Continue reading SCCM 2012 – Configuration of Firewall for configuration manager 2012 – Part 6

SCCM 2012 Installation of WSUS for Configuration Manager – Part 5

Installing WSUS for Configuration Manager 2012 R2 After installing SQL server for Configuration Manager 2012 R2, we will now see the steps for Installing WSUS for Configuration Manager 2012 R2. WSUS is Microsoft’s separate, stand-alone server-based product for distributing updates to Windows systems. Installation of WSUS : To install WSUS on Windows Server 2012 R2, click on Server … Continue reading SCCM 2012 Installation of WSUS for Configuration Manager – Part 5

SCCM 2012 – Install SQL server 2012 for Configuration Manager – Part 4

In this post we will be looking at the steps for Installing SQL Server 2012 for Configuration Manager 2012 R2. In this deployment series of Configuration Manager 2012 R2 we started with system centre 2012 R2 Configuration Manager system requirements which tells more about the new features of SCCM 2012 R2 and system requirements for Configuration Manager … Continue reading SCCM 2012 – Install SQL server 2012 for Configuration Manager – Part 4

SCCM 2012 – Prerequisites installation – Part 3

Extending Active Directory Schema To extend the Active Directory Schema using extadsch.exe utility, locate the extadsch.exe which can be found in SMSSETUPBINX64 of the configuration manager setup DVD. Hold the shift key on your keyboard and right click extadsch.exe and click on Copy as Path. Launch the command prompt. Right click and click paste and hit enter. You should see the line Successfully extended … Continue reading SCCM 2012 – Prerequisites installation – Part 3

SCCM 2012 – Prerequisites installation – Part 2

Here we are going to see the Prerequisites installation of  configuration manager 2012 and we will also see the steps to create a system container, assign permission for SCCM on container and extend the Active directory schema. Before you install the configuration manager, you should extend you active directory and give your SCCM server rights … Continue reading SCCM 2012 – Prerequisites installation – Part 2

SCCM 2012 – What is SCCM ? Part – 1

SCCM stands for System centre configuration manager, SCCM is a software management suite provided by Microsoft that allow user to manage a large number of windows based computers. SCCM features remote control, patch management, operating system deployment, network protection and other various services. Note : SCCM was formerly known as System Management server (SMS), originally … Continue reading SCCM 2012 – What is SCCM ? Part – 1