How to Install the Configuration Manager Console

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

Before you install the Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 console, verify that you have met the prerequisites. For more information, see Prerequisites for Installing Configuration Manager.

You must be logged on using a domain account. If Configuration Manager 2007 is installed on a computer where the logged-on user account is a local account and not part of a domain, Setup might appear to succeed, but access to the Configuration Manager 2007 console fails and you will need to reinstall.

Important

Any administrators who will use a remote Configuration Manager console require Remote Activation DCOM permissions on both the site server computer and SMS Provider computer. For more information, see How to Configure DCOM Permissions for Configuration Manager Console Connections.

To install the Configuration Manager console

  1. From the product DVD, if the startup screen does not run automatically, double-click splash.hta.

  2. On the Start page, click Configuration Manager 2007.

  3. On the Welcome page, click Next.

  4. On the Available Setup Options page, click Install or upgrade an administrator console and then click Next until you reach the end of the wizard.

See Also

Concepts

About the Account Used To Install Configuration Manager

Other Resources

Using the Configuration Manager Console
Configuration Manager Supported Configurations

For additional information, see Configuration Manager 2007 Information and Support.
To contact the documentation team, email SMSdocs@microsoft.com.