Installing SCCM 2012 Prerequisites

Prajwal Desai
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Welcome to the post that covers installing SCCM 2012 prerequisites. If you have landed on to this post, let me brief you about it’s related posts. This post is a part of SCCM 2012 installation in lab setup. Before we install SCCM, we have to first install Configuration Manager prerequisites. This is more about preparing the server before you install Configuration Manager.

In Part 1 I covered active directory installation required for SCCM. Part 2 covers the steps to create system management container and extend the active directory schema. I suggest you complete the steps mentioned those posts. If you already done that, proceed with steps mentioned in this post. We will install per-requisites and prepare our server for SCCM installation.

Configuration Manager requires some features to be installed. Please install the prerequisites as per the steps listed below.

Install SCCM 2012 Prerequisites

Let us now install SCCM 2012 prerequisites. On the server, launch Server Manager. Select the Features option and click Add Features.

Select .Net Framework 3.5.1 Features, click Next. What are the options do I need to select ?

Common HTTP Features

Static Content
Default Document
Directory Browsing
HTTP Errors
HTTP Redirection
Application Development

.NET Extensibility
ISAPI Extensions
ISAPI Filters
Health and Diagnostics

HTTP logging
Logging tools
Request Monitor

Basic Authentication
Windows Authentication
URL Authorization
Request Filtering
IP and Domain Restrictions

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

Click Install and wait for few minutes to complete the Installation. Furthermore a server reboot can be done after installing the features.

Install .Net Framework 4.0

In the next step, download and install .Net Framework 4. This takes a while to install.

Installing BITS and Remote Differential Compression

Launch the server manager, Select features and click in Add Features. Select BITS and Remote Differential Compression. Click Close to finish the feature setup wizard.

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Prajwal Desai
Posted by Prajwal Desai
Prajwal Desai is a Microsoft MVP in Intune and SCCM. He writes articles on SCCM, Intune, Windows 365, Windows Server, Windows 11, WordPress and other topics, with the goal of providing people with useful information.
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