LAB – Install SCVMM 2008R2

My personal minimalistic notes of a SCVMM 2008R2 installation.

System Requirements
Hardware Settings
Memory – 512 MB Dynamic
Processor – 2 Virtual processors
Hard Drive – (IDE) System 40 GB, (SCSI) Data 500 GB – Dynamically Expand
Prerequisite Software
Operating System
Windows 2008 R2 Standard
Included with W2008R2
Windows PowerShell 2.0
Windows Remote Management (WinRM) 2.0
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 SP1
Installed by SCVMM
Windows Automated Installation Kit (WAIK) 1.1
Create Domain User – sascvmm
Add lab\sascvmm to “Local Administrators”
Install SQL 2008 R2 Server
LAB – Install SQL 2008R2
Install IIS
Windows Server Internet Information Services (IIS) 7 –
Add Role – Web Server (IIS)
Add Role Services – ASP.NET
.NET Extensibility
ISAPI Extensions
ISAPI Filters
IIS 6 Metabase Compatibility
IIS 6 WMI Compatibility
Static Content (Default)
Default Document (Default)
Directory Browsing (Default)
HTTP Errors (Default)
Request Filtering (Default)
Install SQL Server Management Tools (when remote SQL)
Install SCVMM
Installation Media – setup.exe – Run as Administrator
Choose – VMM Server
Installation Location – “D” Disk
SQL Server Settings
Server name – localhost
Select or enter a SQL Instance – SCVMM2008R2
Create a new database (VirtualManagerDB)
Library Share Settings
Create a new library share – Browse to “L” Disk – New Folder “MSSCVMMLibrary” – OK
Installation Settings
Communications to agents on hosts and library servers – 88
File transfers to agents on hosts and library servers – 444
VMM service account – Other account
User name and domain – domain\sascvmm
Choose – VMM Administrator Console
Installation Location – “D” Disk
Choose VMM Self-Service Portal
Installation Location – “D” Disk
Set Security
Firewall Rules (best through group policy – All Servers)
Inbound Rule – TCP 88, Domain, “Allow System Center VMM Agent TCP 88 Inbound”
Inbound Rule – TCP 444, Domain, “Allow System Center BITS TCP 444 Inbound”
Change AD Permisions – “sasqldatabaseengine” – Add “Domain Users” and Remove “Domain Admins”
Create Special User Account to Join a Computer to the domain
Create user account > delegate control > join a computer to the domain
Default max 10 times: Change > adsiedit > properties domain >  Find a attribute named “ms-DS-MachineAccountQuota” > increase or clear to remove limit

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