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Setting up System Center 2012

Posted on 2012-09-20
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Last Modified: 2012-10-18
Hi, I am trying to confirm best practices on setting up System Center 2012.

I think I read or heard that I can and should have a host machine then make each component of System Center 2012 (SCCM, SCOM, Service Manager, Orchestrator, VMM, etc.) that I plan to use to make them their own virtual machine,  Also, I would need a SQL server too.  So, that would be a vm too.

So, how did you setup your SC 2012?  Am I heading in the right direction?  Also, can Server 2008 R2 Standard Hyper-V Manager handle 8-10 VM's at once?  Or should I be using Enterprise instead?

Thanks in advance.
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Hope you will find all your answer in the below technet article.

System Center 2012

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That didn't seem to answer my most important question.   Should I create a separate VM for each component of the System Center 2012?  Or can I install them all together on one VM?

I know I will require a SQL Server 2008 R2 for reporting services.  So, that would be a total of 9 apps on one VM or 9 separate VM's on one physical host machine.

Just trying to figure out the best setup or layout of the components.


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