Walid Hegazy

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System center configuration manager 2012 R2 (Part1)installation

Hi every one , SCCM is actually one of my favorite Microsoft products and I find it very helpful in administrating and managing the environment ,so during this series I will be demonstrating different areas of SCCM 2012 R2 installation , configuration , Software Deployments, OSD …

We are going to install primary site , Secondary site and  Branch. now we will start with our primary site server

Prepare Active Directory for Configuration Manager

Extend the Active Directory Schema

clip_image00172 To extend the Active Directory Schema using extadsh.exe utility, locate the extadsh.exe which can be found in \SMSSETUP\BIN\X64 of the configuration manager setup DVD. Run the extadsh.exe with a schema admin account.

To verify whether schema extension was successful, open the log file extadsch.log located in the root of the system drive. You should see the line “Successfully extended the Active Directory Schema”.


Create the System Management Container

You can grant the Primary site servers computer account Full Control permission to the System container in Active Directory Domain Services, which results in the site server automatically creating the System Management container when site information is first published to Active Directory Domain Services. However, it is more secure to Connect to a domain controller and load ADSI Edit. Under the System OU create a new Object.


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