Configuration Manager – SQL Server version

Configuration Manager sites require a supported SQL Server version with required hotfixes for site database operations to succeed. Before Setup can continue, you must install a supported version of SQL Server on the specified site database server. For more information, see…1c.1.3.serp.OFbNuVZJJ0c

Windows 2012 – Install Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS)

Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) is required for the management point and distribution point site system roles. BITS is not installed, IIS 6 WMI compatibility component for IIS7 is not installed on this computer or the remote IIS host, or Setup was unable to verify remote IIS settings because IIS common components were not installed … Read more

Configuration Manager – SQL Server sysadmin rights

Either the user account running Configuration Manager Setup does not have sysadmin SQL Server role permissions on the SQL Server instance selected for site database installation, or the SQL Server instance could not be contacted to verify permissions. Setup cannot continue. By default, SQL doesn’t enable network connectivity.  You have to enable it under TCP/IP properties … Read more

Configuration Manager Required SQL Server Collation

Configuration Manager requires that you configure your SQL Server instance and Configuration Manager site database (if already present) to use the SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS collation, unless you are using a Chinese operating system and require GB18030 support.  For information about changing your SQL Server instance and database collations, see  For information about enabling GB18030 support, see … Read more

The site server might be unable to publish to Active Directory Create the System Management Container Configuration Manager does not automatically create the System Management container in Active Directory Domain Services when the schema is extended. The container must be created one time for each domain that includes a Configuration Manager primary site server or secondary site server that publishes site information to Active Directory … Read more

How to Extend the Active Directory Schema for Configuration Manager To extend the Active Directory schema using ExtADSch.exe Create a backup of the schema master domain controller’s system state using the NTBACKUP utility. To start the NTBACKUP utility, click Start, click Run and type ntbackup. Ensure that you are logged on to the schema master domain controller with an account that is a member … Read more