Prerequisite Checker

ConfigMgr 2007 included a prerequisite check with the Setup Wizard. System Center 2012 Configuration Manager has three options for running a prerequisite check:

• Invoke the prerequisite check from the setup splash screen (Assess Server Readiness on the Installation wizard start page).

• Invoked as part of the setup routine.

• Use the new stand-alone prerequisite checker option.

ConfigMgr 2012 uses the same executable for the prerequisite checks. The following sections discuss the differences in these approaches.

Splash Screen Prerequisite Check

The splash screen method is initiated from the setup media splash screen by selecting the Assess Server Readiness link, as illustrated in Figure 6.1.

Figure 6.1. Assess server readiness ...

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