About Configuration Manager SDK Requirements

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

Developing applications and scripts for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 can be done using a number of development languages and tools. Which one you use depends on the type of application you are writing. Large applications will likely be written in C# using the managed Configuration Manager 2007 libraries. VBScript is a good choice for scripting Configuration Manager.

This documentation provides examples in C#, VBScript and, where appropriate, C++.

Note

If you are programming with another .NET Framework language, use the C# examples for reference.

SDK Installation

The Configuration Manager SDK can be installed on Microsoft Windows XP SP2, Windows Vista or Microsoft Windows Server 2003  with at least service pack one.

Development Tools

Visual Studio 2005 provides a suitable environment for developing Configuration Manager applications and scripts. For more information about Visual Studio hardware requirements, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=110322.

Development Requirements

For information about development requirements, see Configuration Manager Client Development Requirements and Configuration Manager Server Development Requirements.

Runtime Requirements

For information about runtime requirements, see Configuration Manager Client Runtime Requirements and Configuration Manager Server Runtime Requirements.

See Also

Concepts

Configuration Manager Console Extension
Configuration Manager Desired Configuration Management
About Configuration Manager SDK Requirements
Configuration Manager Programming Fundamentals
Configuration Manager Reference
Configuration Manager SDK Requirements