SCCM 2019 Discovery Methods Missing

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I have installed a new SCCM 2019 (1906) server as a CAS and have a separate DC server. We planning on setting up the CAS server role in our main site then create two other secondary sites for remote offices. When I go to discovery methods only the Forest Discovery is listed since I only have a CAS server. Do I need to setup another server in our main site to add the other discovery methods or is there a role I could add to the cas  server which is at our main site?
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How big is your enviroment? Separate Windows Domains in the remote sites?


one domain across all sites, we wanted to place secondary or primary sites at other location for a while now to help with management and software distrabution
I'd recommend to keep the entire setup as simple as possible.
Use a primary site and place simple distribution points at the remote sites.
If the central site has to manage many, many clients you can place add'l distribution points there.

A secondary site would be neccessary only if you have very poor connectivity between your sites.
Mike TLeading Engineer
Hi, the answer is correct but I would also get rid of the CAS as it just adds complexity. You can have a secondary site without a CAS.

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