Friday, January 8, 2016

SCCM Current Branch Standalone Management Point

Management Point is the primary point of contact between Configuration Manager clients and the site server. Every SCCM hierarchy must have at least one Management Point to enable client communication the site server.
We can place a Management Point anywhere on the hierarchy except on the CAS and can be installed multiple management point for high availability.
If we install secondary site, by default it will install a Management Point as part of secondary site installation.

Windows Features:

·         .NET Framework 3.5: Including
.Net Framework 3.5 (Includes .NET 2.0 and 3.0)
·         .NET Framework 4.5.2
·         BITS


·         Web server (IIS): Including
o   Application Development > 
§  ISAPI Extensions
o   Management Tools >
§  IIS 6 Metabase Compatibility
§  IIS 6 WMI Compatibility
o   Security >
§  Windows Authentication

Open Config Manager console then go to \Administration\Overview\Site Configuration\Servers and Site System Roles

Right click on Servers and Site System Roles then click on Create a Site System Server;

On Create Site System Server wizard on select a server to use as a site system field, enter the server name you want to use as a management point site server.
You can use browse option or enter FQDN of the server. As we have only one site at this stage, the setup will populate the site code by itself.

On Site System Installation Account select Use the site server’s computer account to install this site system then click next;

If required, enter the Proxy details then click next;

Select Management Point role to install on this server;

Select HTTP on specify management point settings window for client communication then click next;

If you have PKI certificate and want to support internet clients and mobile devices then you need to choose HTTPS option.

Select Use the site database under Specify management point database settings then click next;

Review all the settings on the Summary page then click next;

If everything is configured correctly, then you will see completion window successful msg.

For detailed installation status and any errors lookup for mpMSI.log and MPSetup.log

That’s it. We have created a Standalone management point to our Standalone Primary site.

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