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Mastering System Center Configuration Manager by Vangel Krstevski

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Client discovery and installation methods

System Center Configuration Manager manages a client system by installing a client on it. This topic will introduce some information regarding the planning for client discovery. These are the methods you can use to install the Configuration Manager client agent on a target system:

  • Client push installation: This happens when the site server makes a connection to a potential client and starts the client installation process. Client installation requires a discovery of the system first. This is only required for automatic and manual client pushes using the console. You can set up a client push installation on a site-wide basis, or you can push the client to individual systems and collections. A client push ...

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