Determine If You Will Use a Custom Web Site
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
Configuration Manager 2007 sites can be configured to use custom Web sites for client to site system communications for interoperability with other server services installed on Configuration Manager site systems that require Internet Information Services (IIS).
It is important to decide if custom Web sites will be implemented during the deployment of Configuration Manager 2007 sites early in the planning stages. The use of a custom Web site is a sitewide operation and requires the manual creation of a custom Web site on every site system within the site that requires IIS for normal operations. Because Configuration Manager 2007 clients can roam from site to site, it may also be necessary to implement custom Web sites for every site in the hierarchy.
Custom Web Site Considerations
The following table lists the pros and cons of using a custom Web site:
For additional information, see Configuration Manager 2007 Information and Support.
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