Q. What roles and features are required to install System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2007 R2 on Windows Server 2008 R2?

A. SCCM requires the following roles and features for a successful installation.

  • Web Server role with ASP, ASP.NET, WebDAV, Windows Authentication, Static Content, and IIS 6 Management and WMI compatibility
  • Windows Deployment Service (WDS) role if the server is a Preboot Execution Environment (PXE) service point
  • Background Intelligent Transfer feature
  • Remote Differential Compression feature
  • Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), if you're installing the software update role

Microsoft provides a Technet site with guidelines on WebDAV and IIS configuration for SCCM.

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