Tuesday, July 23, 2013

ConfigMgr 2012 Deployment Cheat Sheet



ConfigMgr 2012 Deployment Cheat Sheet!

1. Build yourself a Windows Server 2008R2 SP1 Server or Windows 2012 Server

2. Install SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 CU6 or later

a) Verify SQL Collation is set to SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS

b) Configure SQL Server process memory allocation

3. Add the following Windows Features

-.NET Framework 3.5.1

- Background Intelligent Transfer Service

- Remote Differential Compression

- Install .NET Framework 4

- Add Additional IIS Roles Services

- Web Server - Application Development: ASP.Net, ASP, ISAPI Filters

- Web Server - Security: Basic Authentication, Windows Authentication, URL Authorization, IP and Domain Restrictions

- Management Tools: IIS Management Scripts and Tools, Management Server, IIS 6 Management Compatibility

Following is the powershell command to install the various roles and features for deploying SCCM 2012 Sp1. Open Powershell - Type Import-Module ServerManager - <enter> and then copy paste the below text on the powershell window and press enter. 

Add-WindowsFeature Web-Common-Http,Web-Static-Content,Web-Default-Doc,Web-Dir-Browsing,Web-Http-Errors,Web-Http-Redirect,Web-Asp-Net,Web-Net-Ext,Web-ASP,Web-ISAPI-Ext,Web-ISAPI-Filter,Web-Http-Logging,Web-Log-Libraries,Web-Request-Monitor,Web-Http-Tracing,Web-Basic-Auth,Web-Windows-Auth,Web-Url-Auth,Web-Filtering,Web-IP-Security,Web-Stat-Compression,Web-Mgmt-Tools,Web-WMI,NET-Framework,RDC,BITS -Restart 


4. Create SccmAdmin account in Active Directory

5. Assign that account the SQL Server “sysadmin” role

6. Create “System Management” container in Active Directory

7. Delegate SCCM Server full control access to the container “System Management” Container

8. Extend Active Directory Schema (If necessary), not required if you had extended schema for SCCM 2007.

9. Perform ConfigMgr pre-req checker & Install ConfigMgr!