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

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11.1. Setting Up Reporting Point Roles

As discussed in Chapter 4, activating various roles for a server is as simple as checking a check box. However, as with anything that appears simple, there is more than meets the eye. Here is a more detailed list of the steps required for setting up a Reporting Point role.

11.1.1. Installation of the Reporting Point Role

The installation of the Reporting Point role is fairly straightforward, but of all the features within Configuration Manager 2007, this could be the one most used by people outside the Information Technology group. If allowed within your organization, this role can be given out to other departments or managers so they can view reports. The reports can be locked down based on security models ...

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