When you install the ConfigMgr client manually, all that is required are the ConfigMgr client installation binaries. These are found on any site server and MP in a subfolder of the SMS-<site code> share, or provided by means of CD, DVD, or USB media. The
CCMSetup.exe program copies all necessary installation prerequisites to the client computer and starts the Client.msi Windows Installer package to install the client. You cannot run Client.msi directly; CCMSetup.exe is required for a manual installation.
CCMSetup.exe and Client.msi support command-line options and properties you can use to change the installation behavior. First, specify the
CCMSetup.exe command-line properties and then the
Client.msi MSI properties, using ...