Prerequisites for Client Status Reporting

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

Client status reporting in Configuration Manager 2007 R2 has external dependencies and dependencies within the product.

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The information in this topic applies only to Configuration Manager 2007 R2 and Configuration Manager 2007 R3.

Dependencies External to Configuration Manager 2007

External dependencies for client status reporting are described in the following table.

 

Dependency More Information

The client status reporting host system must be running Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0.

The client status reporting host system is the computer on which the client status reporting feature is installed.

The client status reporting host system must be running a supported operating system.

Client status reporting will run on any platform supported by the Configuration Manager 2007 R2 client. For a list of supported operating systems, see Configuration Manager 2007 R2 Supported Configurations.

To view charts in reports, the Configuration Manager 2007 reporting point site system must have Office Web Components installed.

Some reports for client status reporting are designed to be viewed as a chart. To use charts in reports, Office Web Components (Microsoft Office 2000 SP2, Microsoft Office XP, or Microsoft Office 2003) must be installed on the Configuration Manager 2007 site reporting point. Office Web Components are not supported on 64-bit operating systems. If you want to use charts in reports, use 32-bit operating systems for your reporting points.

Configuration Manager 2007 Dependencies

Dependencies specific to Configuration Manager 2007 for client status reporting are described in the following table.

 

Dependency More Information

The site must be running Configuration Manager 2007 R2.

Client status reporting is not compatible with Configuration Manager 2007 releases before R2.

Reporting point site system.

The reporting point site system role must be installed before reports for client status reporting can be displayed.

For more information about creating a reporting point, see How to Create a Reporting Point.

The site must contain clients.

Client status reporting requires at least one Configuration Manager 2007 client in the site database.

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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