Topic last updated—June 2008

Note
The information in this topic applies only to Configuration Manager 2007 R2.

The Configuration Manager 2007 R2 client status reporting service performs the following functions:

The Client Status Reporting Service account requires the following privileges:

Use the following procedure to specify the Client Status Reporting Service account in the Client Status Reporting dialog box.

To specify the Client Status Reporting Service Account

  1. From the Windows Start menu on the client status reporting host system, navigate to Microsoft Configuration Manager 2007 R2 Client Status Reporting, click Configure Client Status Reporting, and then click the Site Settings tab.

    Important
    To configure client status reporting, you must open the Client Status Reporting dialog box using a Windows user account with administrator privileges on the client status reporting host system. On Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008 computers, right-click Configure Client Status Reporting in the Windows start menu, then click Run as administrator.
  2. Under Client status reporting service account credentials, specify the following values:

    • Use the local system account on this computer. Select this option if you want the Client Status Reporting Service account to use the local system account on the client status reporting host system.
    • Use another account. Select this option if you want the Client Status Reporting Service account to use an account you specify.
    • Account. If you have specified Use another account, specify the name of the account you want to use, by using the domain\userformat.
      Important
      The domain and password combination entered can be a maximum length of 38 characters.
    • Password If you have specified an account name, specify the name of the corresponding password in this field.
      Important
      If you change the client status reporting service account password, you must update this field to specify the new password.
  3. Click Apply to save these values and to start the client status reporting service if it is not already started.

  4. Click OK to close the Client Status Reporting dialog box.

    Note
    The current status of the client status reporting service can be viewed on the Info tab in the Client Status Reporting dialog box.

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