When you extend the Active Directory schema for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, you can publish site information to Active Directory Domain Services. Extending the Active Directory schema is optional for Configuration Manager. However, by extending the schema you can use all Configuration Manager features and functionality with the least amount of administrative overhead.

If you decide to extend the Active Directory schema, you can do so before or after you run Configuration Manager Setup.

Considerations for Extending the Active Directory Schema for Configuration Manager

Attributes and Classes Added by the Configuration Manager Schema Extensions

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