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How to Specify the Health State Reference Querying Account

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 Configuration Manager 2007 System Health Validator point periodically retrieves Network Access Protection (NAP) health state references from Active Directory Domain Services so that it can validate a statement of health from Configuration Manager NAP-capable clients.

If you do not specify a health state reference querying account, the computer account of the System Health Validator is used, which is appropriate if the System Health Validator point resides in the same Active Directory forest as the health state reference location, or if you are using a designated Active Directory forest and a trust exists between the domains that contain the System Health Validator points and the domain that contains the health state references.

However, if there is no trust relationship between the domains that contain the System Health Validator points and the domain that contains the health state references, you must specify a Microsoft Windows user account for the health state reference querying account.

ImportantImportant
The Active Directory forest that will contain the health state reference must be extended with the Configuration Manager 2007 schema extensions, have a System Management container, and Configuration Manager 2007 must be configured to publish to Active Directory Domain Services. For information about how to extend the Configuration Manager 2007 schema and publish to Active Directory, see How to Extend the Active Directory Schema for Configuration Manager.

To specify the health state reference querying account:

  1. In the Configuration Manager console, navigate to System Center Configuration Manager / Site Database / Site Management / <site code> – <site name> / Site Settings / Component Configuration, right-click System Health Validator Point Component, and then click Properties.

  2. On the Health State Reference tab, under the section Active Directory forest settings, click the Set button next to the Health state reference querying account.

  3. In the Windows User Account dialog box, specify the account to use, type in the password and password verification, and then click OK.

  4. Click OK to close the System Health Validator Component Properties dialog box.

noteNote
For more information about the options in this dialog box, see System Health Validator Point Component Properties: Health State Reference Tab.

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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