SCCM Configuration on multiple sites

Hi ,
i have installed sccm on our one site and have created a sccm server for our another site which is connected with different domain, trusted relationship though.
can anyone please tell me if i need to configure and install the second site same as my first site with all the pre-requisites and sql in it??
dilpreet sidhuSystem AnalystAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Mike TLeading EngineerCommented:

Yes the setup is broadly the same but you only ever extend the schema once. The other thing is the first instance you create will be the Primary other sites can normally be Primary too but now you join the site you created.

dilpreet sidhuSystem AnalystAuthor Commented:
Sorry I forgot to mention I installed sccm goes the same for this installation?
Mike TLeading EngineerCommented:
Yes - same applies.
Cloud Class® Course: Amazon Web Services - Basic

Are you thinking about creating an Amazon Web Services account for your business? Not sure where to start? In this course you’ll get an overview of the history of AWS and take a tour of their user interface.

dilpreet sidhuSystem AnalystAuthor Commented:
Hi Mike,

As you said , "you create will be the Primary other sites can normally be Primary too but now you join the site you created. ""

can you please explain a bit at what point and how will i join the site i have already created.
when i tried to install sccm , i only get an option for stand alone or CAS.Screen shot below
Mike TLeading EngineerCommented:

I just re-read your question actually: are you sure you want TWO ConfigMgr instances at all?
The reason I ask is that it is not necessary unless there are political/control issues. Normally you can just install ONE Primary Site instance and then get the two CM systems to talk using that a network access account is configured, so the client can access the resources.

Forget what I said about joining the existing site. That does not apply in your situation I think.

Please see a very similar question here:

In short, you can see client machines from the original domain using the trust, by adding an account. Then you can use client push to install the agent in the new domain. See Peter's article here:


Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
Mike TLeading EngineerCommented:
OP  never came back but info is valid.
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.