Choosing Client Discovery and Installation Methods

Before you can use ConfigMgr to manage a system, you must discover the system and install the client. Chapter 9 discusses client discovery and installation in detail. This section introduces some basic considerations relevant to your overall planning. Here are the methods you can use to install the ConfigMgr client agent:

Client push installation occurs when the site server makes a network connection to a potential client and invokes the client installation process. Client push installation requires prior discovery of the system. You can enable client push installation on a site-wide basis or push the client to individual systems or collections. Client push installation has a number of dependencies ...

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