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How to Start the Setup Prerequisite Checker

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 prerequisite checker program is run automatically during Configuration Manager 2007 Setup Wizard site installations. It can be run stand-alone from either the Configuration Manager 2007 Setup autorun screen, during a scripted installation or from a command prompt.

Starting the Prerequisite Checker From the Autorun Screen

You can start the prerequisite checker from the Configuration Manager 2007 Setup autorun screen by clicking the Start prerequisite checker option. When this option is selected, you can configure the prerequisite checker to check prerequisites that only apply to your specific setup scenario by selecting Primary site, Secondary site, Administrator console or Upgrade. When Primary site is selected, you can also enter the name of the remote SQL Server to host the site database and management point computer (if applicable). You can also check all secondary sites below a primary site for Configuration Manager 2007 Setup prerequisites by selecting the All Secondary sites option.

Starting the Prerequisite Checker from a Command Prompt

The prerequisite checking program can be run either from within the Setup wizard, during a scripted installation or stand-alone from a command prompt using the following Setup command line syntax:

noteNote
The user account running the prerequisite checker must have administrative rights to the secondary site computer when secondary sites are checked for Configuration Manager 2007 Setup prerequisites.

 

Command line syntax When used

Setup.exe /prereq

To verify prerequisites when upgrading.

Setup.exe /prereq /nouserinput

Closes prerequisite check user interface when prerequisite checking has completed.

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The /nouserinput command line switch can be used at the end of all supported prerequisite commands.

Setup.exe /prereq /pri /sql <Sql server name>

To verify prerequisites when installing a new primary site. These options will verify that the primary site server computer, and SQL Server meet installation prerequisites.

Setup.exe /prereq /pri /sql <Sql server name> /mp <MP server name>

To verify prerequisites when installing a new primary site. These options will verify that the primary site server computer, SQL Server, and management point computer meet installation prerequisites.

Setup.exe /prereq /sec

To verify prerequisites when installing a secondary site.

Setup.exe /prereq /allsec

To verify prerequisites on all attached secondary sites of a primary site when preparing to upgrade the secondary sites.

Setup.exe /prereq /ui

To verify prerequisites when installing a new Configuration Manager console.

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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