Join David M. Franklyn for an in-depth discussion in this video Ensuring site server prerequisites, part of Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager Essential Training.
- [Instructor] So now we've moved over to the North AMCFG2 computer, which is the computer we're going to install the System Center Configuration Manager primary site onto. And we need make sure first of all we log in, as the domain administrator. Now while that's set, to explicitly make that happen click Other user, and in the Other user username, type the name of the domain\administrator. Now this is important we do this because if we sign in as the local administrator, we won't have the same permissions to install Configuration Manager.
And now in the Password put capital P-a-5-5-w-.-r-d, and press Enter. And this brings up the Configuration Manager Console. So now what we want to do is go to the Start Menu, and bring up Windows Powershell. And there were several prerequisites we had, and we could actually look through all the different components and features, but it wouldn't be one place we can see them. And we can do this by simply showing the windows features in Powershell and scrolling though the list and looking for those features to see if they're installed.
So in the Powershell window we'll type in the command get-windowsfeature and hit Enter. And this will list all the features that have been installed. Notice that those features that are installed will have an X beside the name. Those features that have not been installed will have nothing in that same box. So the first thing we're looking for is to ensure that the Web Server role has been added. And we see we have the Web Server role already added.
And within that we specifically need to ensure that the IIS 6 WMI Compatibility feature is installed, and it is. We also have the Windows Deployment Services, which we need for the PXE in multicasting. We also the Windows Server Updates Services, in order for us to install the Update Service Point. We have the .NET Framework 3.5 Features installed, we need that as well.
We need the Background Intelligent Transfer Service or BITS, and finally Remote Differential Compression. And as you see we have Remote Differential Compression. So that ends the check on these features within the operating system. Let's check a couple of other things. If we go to the Start menu, we're looking in the list of items for Microsoft SQL Server. And as you Microsoft SQL Server is there.
We have the SQL Server Management Studio. We don't have to wait for that to install, just see that we have it. And we also have Windows Kits, let me close this, we also have Windows Kits which includes the Windows 80K for Windows 10. So now that we verified all these things, that really completes our check of the prerequisites for the computer we're going to assign as the Site Server Role for the primary site.
- Planning and deploying a standalone primary site
- Ensuring domain and site server prerequisites
- Planning and expanding a standalone primary site
- Planning and deploying a multiple-site hierarchy
- Planning resource discovery and client deployment
- Managing content and replicating data in Configuration Manager
- Configuring Internet and cloud-based client management
- Advanced monitoring
- Upgrading to Configuration Manager current branch