I got System Center 2012 Sp1 downloaded today. The next immediate thought is why should I wait – So I did the installation immediately.
Before we start the installation – Please take care of the below mandatory points
- Windows patch updates
- Windows Assessment and Deployment tool kit
- SQL 2008 /SQL 2012 Command line utilities
- Service Account for SCVMM
- Create specific container in AD for Distributed Key Management
- Delegate rights for SCVMM service account on the Distributed Key Management OU
Windows Assessment and Deployment tool kit
Download the installation files from the below location.
Start the installation
Chose the Installation path.
Select the required features.
Click on Install – This whole process took 30 minutes for me to complete.
SQL Command Line Utilities
The first step is to install SQL Native Client.
For downloading SQL 2008 R2 – http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=16978
For downloading SQL 2012 – http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=29065
After SQL native client installation, Proceed with SQL Command Line utilities.
For downloading Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 R2 Command Line Utilities – http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=16978
For downloading Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 Command Line Utilities – http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=29065
Service Account and Permission Delegation on Distributed Key Management OU
Create a service account
Create an OU to for Distributed Key Management
Right click the OU and click on properties
On Security tab, Click on Add
Select the Service Account and Click on OK
Assign Read, Write and Create Child Items for the service account
I will detail you on the installation step on my next post.