Installation Requirements

The server installer determines whether a system can host Device Manager 2011 server according to its Configuration Manager role, such as primary site server, provider role, or management point.

The following table shows the system requirements for installing Device Manager 2011 server.

Component Requirement


733 MHz Pentium III processor, minimum required (2.0 GHz or faster recommended).

256 MB of RAM minimum required (1024 MB or more recommended).

5 GB of available hard disk space minimum (15 GB or more recommended if you are using operating system deployment).

Site system computers must have network connectivity to other Configuration Manager site systems.


Configuration Manager 2007 R2 with Service Pack 2 (SP2) or later versions. Configuration Manager provider role must be deployed on this computer.

The Windows Server 2003 or Windows Server 2008 operating system.


Internet Information Services (IIS) and the .NET Framework 3.51, SP1 must be installed on the computer that has Device Manager 2011 Server Core Components installed.

The user account that is used for installation must be a member of the Administrator group on the computer that has Device Manager 2011 server installed. This account must also be a domain account and have Administrator class permissions for all security rights on the site server.

The user account that is used for installation must have access to the log on as a service command. For information about how to manually grant user rights for a service account, see Grant User Rights to a Service Account.

The Device Manager 2011 server installer retrieves the following information from Configuration Manager:

The Device Manager 2011 server installer also provides status and error messages if any errors occur during installation.

For more information about hardware requirements, see the Hardware Requirements section in Configuration Manager 2007 General Supported Configurations.