Installing the Central Administration Site

The CAS site is new to System Center 2012 Configuration Manager. If you plan to build a hierarchy with more than one primary site, you must install this site type first. Here is a checklist of activities you must perform before starting the installation:

1. Install a supported operating system.

2. Install and configure the prerequisites for the CAS.

3. Optionally extend the AD schema and configure the delegation required.

4. Document the site code and site name for the CAS.

5. Optionally run the stand-alone prerequisite checker.

The authors recommend installing the prerequisites relevant to the CAS on the server or servers allocated to the CAS site installation. Table 6.3 lists the supported roles for ...

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