Chapter 6

Client Installation

Once you have the Configuration Manager sites and site servers 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 large number of clients over a short period of time may 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 for deploying the Configuration Manager client fits all organizations. Most likely you will find yourself using a mix ...

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