Saturday, July 17, 2010

To deploy a secondary site using the Configuration Manager console


1.Ensure that the computer you want to use as the secondary site meets all the hardware and software requirements for Configuration Manager site systems.
2.In the Configuration Manager console of the primary site server, navigate to System CenterConfiguration Manager / Site Database / Site Management / site code - site name.
3.Right-click the of the primary site, and then click New Secondary Site to launch the Secondary Site Creation Wizard.
4.On the Welcome page, click Next.
5.On the Site Identity page, you must enter a site code and site name for the new secondary site. You can also optionally enter a comment for this installation.
6.On the Site Server page, you must specify the server name for the new secondary site installation. Enter the computer name to install the secondary site on, and the installation directory on that computer to install the Configuration Manager program files.
7.On the Installation Source Files page, you must specify the location of the installation source files that will be used to install the secondary site. You can either copy the installation source files over the network from the parent site server or install the source files from the installation media or copy of the installation source files located in the data disk drive or at the root of a local drive at the secondary site server computer.
8.On the Address to Secondary Site page, specify one or more existing addresses to the new secondary site or create a new address to the secondary site. By default, the account used for the address is the primary site server's computer account. Alternatively, you can set a Microsoft Windows domain user account in the form of domain\user by clicking Set.
9.On the New Address to Secondary Site page, specify a new standard or asynchronous RAS sender address for the primary site to use when contacting the new secondary site.
10.On the New Address to Parent Site page, specify a new standard or asynchronous RAS sender address for the secondary site to use when contacting the parent site. Because secondary sites must be in the same forest as their parent site, you cannot configure a Site Connection Account for a standard sender address between a secondary child and a primary parent. The secondary site server's computer account is used.
11.On the Summary page, review the summary details for the secondary site installation before continuing. To make changes to any details, click Previous until you return to the page in the wizard where you set the detail. Once you are finished, return to the Summary page. To begin the secondary site installation, click Next.
12.The Progress page displays the progress of the installation as it is installing the secondary site.
13.The Confirmation page displays whether or not the installation was successful and the details of the secondary site installation.

Thursday, July 8, 2010

How to grant Remote Activation permissions to the SMS Admins group

1.From the Start menu, click Run and type Dcomcnfg.exe.
2.In Component Services, click Console root, expand Component Services, expand Computers, and then click My Computer. On the Action menu, click Properties.

3.In the My Computer Properties dialog box, on the COM Security tab, in the Launch and Activation Permissions section, click Edit Limits.
4.In the Launch Permissions dialog box, click Add.

5.In the Select User, Computers, or Groups dialog box, in the Enter the object names to select (examples): box, type SMS Admins and click OK.
6.In the Permissions for SMS Admins section, select the check box to allow Remote Activation.
7.Click OK twice, and then close Computer Management.

How to install Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 for secondary site:

The best practice for Install configuration server, you should check perquisite site components are ok or not, if there is no error then you can go ahead.
Step-1: then click on Configuration Manager Console in Install section which is available middle when you click on SPLASH.HTA.
After that click on next, then tick on Install a configuration Manager Site server as figure no 1:

Then click next.after that choos sceondary site option then click next, the click choss the defaulter option for installation of Manager console
Again you have to click next.After that enter the 3 digit of site code (as figure 2) which you want to assign for Secondary site.
The site code will be used to uniquely identify this configuration Manager site in your hierarchy.

Then again click next.
Specify the setting for the confgMgr primary site that the secondary site will report to. Click next.In the next step setup will install the latest version of the perquisite if they are available, so tick on check for update and download.click next. Then in next step Type the alternate path where you want to download perquisite component.
After that setup will check installation problem, if installation problem will found then setup will display how to resolve this problem. And click begin install.

After clicking next installation will complete.After that installation will be finish. Then you have to install Administration console:

In next step enter the name of the server that you want to configur Manager Console to connect to when you first run this program.then click next.

In next step setup will check for potaincial installation problem, if installation problem are found setup will display, detail about how to resolve this problem.
Click next then accept the licence agreement, then click next, in the next step choos the no, I do not want to participate right now, again click next to install in the defaulter folder click next.
After that click on begin install then click next after that console will install in your sceondary server.