Prerequisites for collections in System Center Configuration Manager

Applies to: System Center Configuration Manager (Current Branch)

Collections in System Center Configuration Manager contain only dependencies within the product.

Configuration Manager dependencies

Dependency More information
Reporting services point The reporting services point site system role must be installed before you can run reports for collections. For more information, see Reporting in System Center Configuration Manager.
Specific security permissions must have been granted to manage collections You must have the following security permissions to manage compliance settings:

- To create and manage collections: Create, Delete, Modify, Modify Folder, Move Object, Read and Read Resource for the Collection Object.

- To manage collection settings: Modify Collection Setting for the Collection Object.

The Modify Folder permission is required for all collection folders, including the root folder.