Configuration Manager 2007 supports client installation for computers in workgroups. You can install workgroup computers using the method specified in How to Install Configuration Manager Clients Manually.

The following prerequisites must be met in order to install the Configuration Manager 2007 client on workgroup computers:

There are a number of limitations to supporting workgroup computers in WINS:

Workgroup clients assigned to native mode sites cannot locate management point information in WINS. The preferred alternative method for workgroup clients to find their default management point is to use DNS publishing. For more information, see Determine If You Need to Publish to DNS.

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