With the Developing and Stabilizing Phases complete, the DCM solution is ready for deployment to monitor the BDD 2007 deployment servers and deployed client computers. Figure 6 shows how the Deploying Phase fits into the entire process.

Figure 6. The Deploying Phase in the overall deployment process

Figure 6. The Deploying Phase in the overall deployment process

The following sections provide an overview of the responsibilities and milestones as well as the steps necessary to prepare the deployment process:

  • Roles and responsibilities

  • Milestones in the Deploying Phase

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Roles and Responsibilities Roles and Responsibilities
Deploying the Infrastructure Deploying the Infrastructure
Milestone: DCM Solution Deployed Milestone: DCM Solution Deployed

Roles and Responsibilities

In addition to the tasks defined in the following process description, take note of the responsibilities that are allocated to the role clusters. Table 15 defines these focus areas for the different role clusters during the Deploying Phase.

Table 15. Roles and Responsibilities During the Deploying Phase



Product Management

  • Communications plan execution

  • Deployment launch planning

Program management

  • Project tracking

  • Bug management


  • Bug resolution

  • Code optimization


  • Testing and bug reporting

User Experience

  • Training materials

Release Management

  • Pilot management and support

  • Deployment planning

  • Operations and support training

  • Execution of the deployments

Deploying the Infrastructure

Deployment of the DCM server components should be done in parallel with the deployment of the BDD 2007 deployment servers, as described in the Deployment Feature Team Guide. For more information on how to deploy the server components, see “Distributing DCM Files by Using SMS 2003” in the Desired Configuration Monitoring Server Configuration and Deployment Guide.

Milestone: DCM Solution Deployed

Milestones are synchronization points for the overall solution. For more information, see the Plan, Build, and Deploy Guide.

At this milestone, shown in Table 16, the DCM solution is in place and ready to monitor the BDD 2007 deployment servers and deployed client computers.

Table 16. Deliverables

Deliverable ID


DCM Solution Deployed

All DCM server and client components are installed and ready to monitor deployment servers and deployed client computers.


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