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Custom Setup Overview

Applies To: System Center Configuration Manager 2007, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP1, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2

The custom setup installation option allows you to customize all of the setup options available depending on the type of installation you have selected. Setup options available when installing Configuration Manager 2007 using custom setup option include the following:

  • Installation of a primary site, secondary site, or Configuration Manager console.

  • Whether to install a primary site in mixed mode or native mode.

  • A custom Configuration Manager 2007 installation directory.

  • The Configuration Manager 2007 client agents to enable for the site. By default, the following client agents are enabled:

    • Software inventory

    • Hardware inventory

    • Advertised Programs

    • Software update

    • Software metering

    • Desired configuration management

    • Remote tools

  • SQL Server name to host the site database or SQL Server named instance to host the site database for a SQL Server cluster.

  • The location in which to install the provider (site server, SQL Server, or other computer).

ImportantImportant
It is not supported to install the SMS Provider on a virtual SQL Server cluster instance.

  • Whether or not to install a management point site server role. If you choose to install a management point, you can also enter the location for the management point site server role installation (either local or remote).

  • Ports that clients will use to communicate with Configuration Manager 2007 site systems.

  • A distribution point will automatically be created on the site server during Configuration Manager 2007 Setup.

noteNote
When a Configuration Manager 2007 site is installed using custom settings, a default boundary is not created.

See Also

For additional information, see Configuration Manager 2007 Information and Support.
To contact the documentation team, email SMSdocs@microsoft.com.
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