Solved

System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Installation in a 3 forest enviroment

Posted on 2014-07-21
3
160 Views
Last Modified: 2014-07-21
Hi,
I plan to install SCCM in our enviroment to replace WSUS.
At that moment WSUS server 3 active directory forest trusted each other bidirectionally.
I would like know if is possible accomplish the same goal with one SCCM installation or if is necessary install an SCCM for each forest.
Thank you
0
Comment
Question by:pozlu0
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 4

Accepted Solution

by:
Philip Portnoy earned 500 total points
ID: 40209681
Hello,

SCCM uses WSUS for deploying updates.
In your case with two-way trust everything should work. You need to make sure that all DNS queries from/to SCCM can be resolved.

Here's the guide on multi-forest SCCM deployments: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb694003.aspx
0
 

Author Comment

by:pozlu0
ID: 40209797
Thanks for answer Philip!
So relying on a correct DNS configuration I should be able to deploy the update in the 3 forest; in your experience  I have to create special user account in the 3 forest to do the software distribution works?
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:Philip Portnoy
ID: 40209862
Yes, I highly recommend creating a separate account in each forest.
0

Featured Post

Comprehensive Backup Solutions for Microsoft

Acronis protects the complete Microsoft technology stack: Windows Server, Windows PC, laptop and Surface data; Microsoft business applications; Microsoft Hyper-V; Azure VMs; Microsoft Windows Server 2016; Microsoft Exchange 2016 and SQL Server 2016.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Windows NLB cluster 3 30
Harden RDP Server 4 30
DNS Server Service Missing on Domain Controller Server 2012 R2 19 37
Windows Services - Run a Program Grey Out 3 24
One of the biggest challenges facing freelancers is balancing multiple projects and deadlines. Organizational skills and time management are key to keeping up with projects and staying on track. Luckily, we’ve curated seven tools to help you focus o…
Gift cards are not a new concept - it's been around for a very long time.  Undoubtedly, over the past you have received such a card or purchased one for a friend or relative.  Are you aware that you've been feeding the machine?  If not, read on :)
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of installing the necessary services and then configuring a Windows Server 2012 system as an iSCSI target. To install the necessary roles, go to Server Manager, and select Add Roles and Featu…
Notifications on Experts Exchange help you keep track of your activity and updates in one place. Watch this video to learn how to use them on the site to quickly access the content that matters to you.

821 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question