|SCCM 2007 R2: Installation in Windows Server 2008 - SCCM Installation|
|Written by Administrator|
|Wednesday, 27 May 2009 13:14|
|Before we are able to install SCCM 2007 R2 on the operating system platform Windows Server 2008 and to have Active Directory integration we need to fullfill some pre-requisites.|
Following are the pre-requisites for SCCM 2007 R2:
1. Installation Pre-Requisites for SCCM 2007 R2In this part we are going to fullfill the pre-requirements for installation of SCCM 2007 R2
1.1 Extend the Active Directory Schema
This task can only be executed whilst logged on with a user account that is member of the "Schema Admins” group in Active Directory. The account “Domain Admin” is member of this group.
Place the installation medium for SCCM 2007 SP1 and open a Windows Explorer.
Follow the path to:
In this location you will find the file:
Start the extension of the Active Directory by double clicking the file "EXTADSCH.exe”
When the DOS Box dissappears the extending part is done. Verify the extension by opening the file:
If the actions was succesfull the .log file should contain the lines:
1.2 Create the Systems Management Container in Active Directory
For creating the System Management Container we need to be logged on to an Active Directory Domain Controller or need to have to "Remote Administration Tools" installed.
On a Domain Controller open the ADSI Edit snap-in.
The “System Management”container is now created.
1.2.1 Permissions on the System Management Container
To have SCCM being able to access the created container we need to change the permissions in this container.
Now we have finished the creation of the System Management Container and setting the correct permissions,
1.3 Installation of Windows Server 2008 feature Remote Differential Compression
Logon to the SCCM Server to be and open the “Server Manager” snap-in. Select the "Features” option.
1.4 Installation of the WebDAV extensions for IIS
The WebDAV extensions for IIS Server are not available in Windows Server 2008. You have to download the installation files seperately and install them. Download
1.4.1 Configuration of the WebDAV extensions in IIS Server Manager
To configure the WebDAV extensions for use with SCCM 2007 R2 follow the instructions in Microsoft's Technet Document:
1.5 Installation of Windows Server 2008 BITS Extensions feature
Logon to the SCCM Server to be and open the “Server Manager” snap-in and select the option “Features”
In this part of the article I will describe the installation of WSUS Server 3.0 SP1. WSUS Server 3.0 SP1 is being used by SCCM to deploy Windows Updates to managed systems. Also we will install update Kb954960 for WSUS Server 3.0 SP1. This update adds the latest productinformation which can be downloaded from the Microsoft Website.
(X) Store updates locally
The configuration wizard for WSUS Server 3.0 SP1 appears automatically
To stop the wizard. Configuration of WSUS Server will be done from the SCCM Console.
1.6.1 Installation WSUS Server 3.0 SP1 update Kb954960
This update can be downloaded from the Microsoft Website: Download
Start the installation by double clicking on the file: WSUS_30SP1_KB954960_x86.exe
The installation wizard appears:
2. Installation SCCM 2007 SP1
In this part of the article I will describe the installation of Microsoft SCCM 2007 SP1. After this installation the update SCCM 2007 R2 will be installed.
Make sure that the server is connected to the internet as during the installation updates are downloaded from the Microsoft Website.
If the server passes all pre-requisites for installation of SCCM 2007 R2 close the pre-requisites check and restart the installation
2.2 Installation SCCM 2007 SP1
From the Welcome Screen select the option:
2.3 Installation SCCM 2007 R2
In this part I will describe the installation of SCCM 2007 R2. The R2 additions of SCCM 2007 is an update to the already installed version SCCM 2007 SP1.
Start the installation by double clicking the file:
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