Installation Components

You can install the following components as part of the Device Manager 2011 server installation:

The following sections describe the components in more detail.

Install the Server Core Components on the site server in the Configuration Manager topology. The following table describes the features that are installed as part of Server Core Components.

Feature name Description

Inventory

MOF file update feature that supports asset inventory extensions.

Device Manager 2011 Server Core Functionality

Feature that provides the basic functionality for Device Manager 2011.

Common Components service

A Windows service host that supports Device Configuration, Write Filter Handling, Dynamic Collections, and other Server Core functionality.

Install the Configuration Manager Console Add-in on the computer that has Configuration Manager console installed. This lets you use the features of Device Manager 2011 from the Configuration Manager console.

Install the Device Imaging service on the computer that has the Device Manager 2011 Server Core Components installed. The Device Imaging service can be installed as an optional component in the Device Manager 2011 Setup Wizard. The Device Imaging service supports the deployment of operating system images to devices.