Chapter 6

Client Installation

Once you have the Configuration Manager site and systems installed and configured, the next logical step is to plan the client deployment. The client deployment success rate very much depends on your knowledge of the internal network infrastructure combined with the ability to understand the components involved in the process. Once you fully understand the process, installing a thousand clients over a short period of time will be no problem. On the other hand, if you do not truly understand the process, installing a single client can be a very time-consuming experience.

No one solution fits all organizations. Most likely you will find yourself using a mix of the different installation techniques described in this ...

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