• IT Systems Engineering,  Uncategorized

    My fourth attempt at installing SCCM 2012

    ok today I am going to try to install SCCM 2012 again! Yup….this time is going to be my fourth attempt after three unscuccessful installation attempts. This time I am going to use a remote SQL server which is running on a 64bit OS. In my last attempt, I determined that the remote SQL server needs to be running on a 64bit OS. Note that I have already updated the SQL server as per the minimum requirements of SCCM 2012. Here it goes…        

  • IT Systems Engineering

    Updating SQL Server 2008 R2 for use with SCCM 2012

    ok folks…here is how I upgraded my SQL server 2008 R2 instance to the version SCCM requires SQL Server 2008 R2 with SP1 and with a minimum of Cumulative Update 6 First, lets download CU6¬†from here. After installing CU6 the SQL log file shows that I have this version: Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 (SP1) - 10.50.2811.0 (X64) So that equates to SP1 CU #6 (2679367) Apr 16, 2012 Ok so that should satisfy the requirements of SCCM 2012.

  • IT Systems Engineering

    My third attempt at installing SCCM 2012

    Today I am making another attempt at installing SCCM 2012. Who knew it would be this difficult just to install SCCM! Wow. Anyway, I am running the installer again….At the database config screen I am entering the same old information of my database….lets see if that works this time. Ooops! error! Here is what it looks like: Ok….lets take a look at that KB article… Nothing comes off as wrong to me. so I look into the setup log file which is c:\ConfigMgrSetupWizard.log I see this message at the bottom: 5/24/2012 11:20:57 AM: ConfigMgrSetupWizard Information: 1 : Creating SQL connection to database master on server xxx.xxx.com. 5/24/2012 11:20:58 AM: ConfigMgrSetupWizard…