How to Configure Software Distribution Components

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

Although the default software distribution component settings will be usable for most Configuration Manager 2007 sites, it may be necessary to modify them to meet the specific needs of an individual site.


You must have Modify permissions for the Site object type to configure software distribution components. For more information about security permissions, see Classes and Instances for Object Security in Configuration Manager.

To configure software distribution components

  1. In the Configuration Manager console, navigate to System CenterConfiguration Manager / <server name> / Site Management / <site name> / Site Settings / Component Configuration.

  2. Right-click Software Distribution, and then click Properties.

  3. In the Software Distribution Properties dialog box, modify the settings as needed.

    For information about the specific pages in this dialog box, see Software Distribution Properties.

See Also

Other Resources

Configuration Manager Single Site Planning and Deployment
Configuring Software Distribution

For additional information, see Configuration Manager 2007 Information and Support.
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