Step-by-Step SCCM Installation and Configuration Guide

Benoit LecoursSCCM40 Comments

The new version of SCCM is out ! You may know this version as SCCM Vnext, SCCM 2016 or SCCM 1511. The product group explained on their blog that the new version will be simply called SCCM Current Branch. This blog post is a complete Step-by-step SCCM Installation Guide. SCCM installation has never been an easy process and the product itself can be complex for inexperienced administrators. With these blog posts, our goal is to bring it a bit further, explaining concepts and best practice rather than just guide the user through the installation process. If you’re not familiar with SCCM 1511 Features, you … Read More

Configure SCCM 2012 Boundaries

Benoit LecoursSCCM4 Comments

In this part of this SCCM 2012 and SCCM 1511 blog series, we will configure SCCM boundaries. First, let’s define what a boundary in SCCM is : From Technet : In System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, a boundary is a network location on the intranet that can contain one or more devices that you want to manage. Boundaries can be an IP subnet, Active Directory site name, IPv6 Prefix, or an IP address range, and the hierarchy can include any combination of these boundary types. To use a boundary, you must add the boundary to one or more boundary groups. Boundary groups … Read More

Step-by-Step SCCM 2012 R2 Installation Guide

Benoit LecoursSCCM21 Comments

  Download and own part 1 to 18 of the SCCM 2012 R2 Installation Guide in a single PDF file. Use our products page or use the download button below. This blog post won’t be updated, only the document will be.   Performing a SCCM 2012 R2 installation is not a walk in the park. The product itself can be complex for inexperienced administrators. There’s already tons of SCCM 2012 R2 Installation Guide available, written by experienced blogger and MVPs but I think that very few gives the whole picture from the start to the last component. Our goal is to bring it a bit … Read More

Browsing Sites in Create Boundary Section won’t provide Multi-Domain Active Directory Sites

Nicolas PilonSCCM9 Comments

One of the fundamentals aspect of configuration manager is the boundary because you can’t manage anything without a boundary.  (Thanks to Torsten for pointing that it’s possible to manage client without a boundary).  There’s different types of boundary like, IP subnet, IP address range, IPv6 prefix and active directory site. The last one is the recommended method and it’s the easiest to manage. We recently migrate our infrastructure to SCCM 2012 and we have an issue during the boundary configuration. What happen if you have 2 domains with the same active directory site? No big deal, both will be detectable … Read More