This chapter covered the installation of SMS 2003. In this chapter, the following concepts and activities were covered:

  • The SMS architecture

  • Server roles

  • Hardware and software requirements

  • Client types

  • Active Directory integration

  • Database usage

  • Installation and configuration

This chapter should provide the information needed to build a basic SMS 2003 environment to prepare for the next chapters in this book. The steps and procedures here provide a foundation for the rest of the book as well as steps and processes that can be used to deploy an SMS 2003 implementation in a production environment. In the next chapter, we look at Microsoft Update and Windows Server Update Services and what it takes to deploy these in your environment.

Professional MOM 2005, SMS 2003, and WSUS
Professional MOM 2005, SMS 2003, and WSUS
ISBN: 0764589636
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2006
Pages: 132 © 2008-2017.
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