Any supported computer can become a Systems Management Server (SMS) client by running the The Systems Management Installation Wizard (SMSMan.exe). The only requirement is that the potential client have a network connection to an SMS logon point and use a compatible language.
SMSMan.exe exists on all SMS logon points in the platform.bin\00000409 directory. A potential or existing client can log on to an SMS logon point and run SMSMan.exe. Alternatively, SMSMan.exe can be run from any of the following locations:
Running SMSMan.exe has the same effect on the client as running Smsls.bat; the same files are installed on the client in the same locations.
Note For NetWare bindery, the command syntax is SMSMAN /b and for NetWare NDS, the command syntax is SMSMAN /n. In either case, you must explicitly specify the bindery location and volume, or the NDS tree, in the Systems Management Installation Wizard screen.
SMSMan.exe Command Options
Run the Systems Management Installation Wizard
The Systems Management Installation Wizard
Client Installation Configuration Overview