Installation and configuration varies widely depending on the Survivable Branch Appliance vendor and software. Most of the installations include the following tasks:
1. Physically cable the Survivable Branch Appliance.
2. Configure an IP address.
3. Join the domain.
4. Enable replica of configuration.
5. Request and assign certificates.
6. Start services.
7. Test connectivity.
8. Move user accounts.
The user account used to join the Survivable Branch Appliance to the domain must be a member of the
RTCUniversalSBATechnicians group. This is the group selected to join the computer to the domain when the computer account is created in Active Directory.