Before you install the Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 console, verify that you have met the prerequisites. For more information, see Prerequisites for Installing Configuration Manager.

You must be logged on using a domain account. If Configuration Manager 2007 is installed on a computer where the logged-on user account is a local account and not part of a domain, Setup might appear to succeed, but access to the Configuration Manager 2007 console fails and you will need to reinstall.

Any administrators who will use a remote Configuration Manager console require Remote Activation DCOM permissions on both the site server computer and SMS Provider computer. For more information, see How to Configure DCOM Permissions for Configuration Manager Console Connections.

To install the Configuration Manager console

  1. From the product DVD, if the startup screen does not run automatically, double-click splash.hta.

  2. On the Start page, click Configuration Manager 2007.

  3. On the Welcome page, click Next.

  4. On the Available Setup Options page, click Install or upgrade an administrator console and then click Next until you reach the end of the wizard.

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