CfgMgr: Configure the Site Boundaries for Configuration Manager 2007

This procedure describes the steps to configure the Site Boundaries for a Configuration Manager 2007 site. This configuration will determine the client assignment to the site.

This procedure is mandatory otherwise no clients will be assigned to the site.

Prerequisites

  • Active Directory and DNS server are installed and configured for the domain TECHREADY.RO.
  • Configuration Manager 2007 was installed in a Primary Site (Site Code = TRD).

Installation and Configuration

  1. Logon on the Configuration Manager 2007 server using the domain Administrator account.
  2. Launch the Configuration Manager Console. Expand Site Database, Site Management, Current Site, Site Settings, Boundaries. From the Actions pane select New Boundary.
  3. In the New Site Boundary window, at Description enter a name, at Type select IP Subnet and enter the IP range used in the local network then click OK.
  4. In the Configuration Manager 2007 console verify the newly configured Site Boundary.

Note: We recommend that Site Boundaries are configured using Active Directory site definitions. The next steps describe the configuration of the Site Boundary using Active Directory sites.

  1. In the Configuration Manager Console in the Action pane select New Boundary.
  2. In the New Site Boundary window at Description enter a name, at Type select Active Directory site then click Browse.
  3. In the Browse Active Directory sites window select the Active Directory site you want to include in the Configuration Manager 2007 site definition then click OK.
  4. In the New Site Boundary window click OK.
  5. In the Configuration Manager 2007 console repeat steps above to add all Site Boundaries that contain clients to be managed by Configuration Manager 2007.
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