SCCM 2016 Install guide

Welcome to the System Center Configuration Manager 2016 install guide. In this guide, I will walk you through to the difficult process of Installing SCCM. I said difficult because there are lot of pre-requisites and dependencies for SCCM to be installed.

SCCM is not a easy product to install and lot of experienced administrators found it challenging enough. I will try to make it easier for you as much as I can with this guided setup.

Before you proceed further, have some time to read following:

  1. Introduction To Configuration Manager
  2. Fundamentals of Configuration Manager

Before you install SCCM, following Pre-requisites must be installed on SCCM server(s).

  1. SCCM-2016 Installation Pre-Requistes
    1. SCCM 2016 – Extend the Active Directory Schema
    2. SCCM 2016 – Create Service and User Accounts
    3. SCCM 2016 – Firewall configuration
    4. SCCM 2016 – Windows Server Roles and Features
    5. SCCM 2016 – Report Viewer
    6. SCCM 2016 – ADK for Windows
    7. SCCM 2016 – Install WSUS

Once we all have of these pre-requisties installed, we can then install SCCM 2016.

  1. SCCM 2016 – Install System Center Configuration Manager 2016
  2. SCCM 2016 – Post Installation Tools


We will be using Windows Servers 2016 as base OS for all Servers including Domain Cotnroller, SQL Server 2016 and SCCM Server.


References: Microsoft Docs – Setup SCCM Lab


Next Blog – SCCM 2016 Installation Pre-Rerequisites


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