How to: Prepare Windows 2008 Server for installing SCCM 2007

When you want to install Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 on a Windows 2008 Server, you have to install some prerequisites before you can begin to install.

1.) Install the following Role: Webserver IIS
2.) Install the following Role Services of Webserver IIS
     – Web Server
          – Common HTTP Features
          – Static Content
          – Default Document
          – Directory Browsing
          – HTTP Errors
          – HTTP Redirection
     – Application Development
          – ASP.NET
          – .NET Extensibility
          – ASP
          – ISAPI Extensions
          – ISAPI Filters
     – Health and Diagnostics
          – HTTP logging
          – Logging tools
          – Request Monitor
          – Tracing
     – Security
          – Basic Authentication
          – Windows Authentication
          – URL Authorization
          – Request Filtering
          – IP and Domain Restrictions
     – Performance
          – Static Content Compression
     – Management Tools
          – IIS Management Console
          – IIS Management Scripts and Tools
          – Management Service
          – IIS 6 Management Compatibilty
          – IIS 6 Metabase Compatibility
          – IIS 6 WMI Compatibility
          – IIS 6 Scripting Tools
          – IIS 6 Management Console
3.) Enable the following feature, BITS Server Extensions
4.) Enable the following feature, Remote Differential Compression
5.) Open the IIS Manager
6.) Open the WebDAV Authoring Rules
7.) Make a new Authoring Rule with:
     – Allow access to: All content
– Allow access to this content to: All users
– Permissions: Read
8.) Open the WebDAV Settings and edit the following options:
     – Allow Anonymous Property Queries: True
     – Allow Custom Properties: False
     – Allow Property Queries with Infinite Depth: True
     – Allow Hidden Files to be Listed: True
9.) Apply theses settings
10.) If you need to extend the Active Directory Schema, you’ve to use the LDIFDE tool. You need to install the Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT):
     – ServerManagerCmd -i RSAT-ADDS
11.) After the prerequisites check you can report the following logfile:
     – C:\ConfigMgrPrereq.log
     – C:\ConfigMgrSetup.log

SCCM_2008_01    SCCM_2008_02    SCCM_2008_03

SCCM_2008_04    SCCM_2008_05    SCCM_2008_06

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