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Mastering System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2 by Christopher W. Urban, Ron D. Crumbaker, Chris Mosby

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3.2. Planning the Upgrade from SMS 2003 to Configuration Manager 2007

This section describes the steps required to verify Systems Management Server 2003 site upgrade readiness, upgrade from SMS 2003 to System Center Configuration Manager 2007, and extend the Active Directory schema to include Systems Management Server objects.

During this section we will introduce the Deployment Readiness Wizard, examine the different upgrade scenarios and their impact on your infrastructure, and discuss Active Directory extensions for Configuration Manager that allow SMS site information to be published in the Active Directory.

3.2.1. Identifying Configuration Change Requirements

Some of the changes in Configuration Manager 2007 include additional server roles, ...

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