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Mastering System Center Configuration Manager by Vangel Krstevski

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Site system server and roles

After installing System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2, the next step in the configuration process is to design your System Center Configuration Manager site hierarchy. You have to go through the entire content of this topic in order to have a more efficient and scalable environment.

Site system roles specify the support operations at each site. Machines that host Configuration Manager sites are named site servers, and machines that host other site system roles are called site system servers. Servers within one site communicate with each other using SMB, HTTP, or HTTPS, depending on the site's configuration. So, review your available network bandwidth before installing a site system server and configure your site ...

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