Part 6 – Installation of Config Mgr PreReqs

In the previous post we added SQL server to the ConfigMgr server. In this post we will start installation of the pre-reqs of Config Manager.

Part 6 – Installation of Config Mgr PreReqs

Log on to ConfigMgr with SMSadmin. Go to D:\SMSSETUP\BIN\X64 and run cmd. In cmd, run prereqchk /LOCAL  select Yes to the next prompt. You may need to also add the UserState migration tool (USMT), Windows Deployment Tools, and Windows Preinstall environment.

If you are running SQL Server 2008r2  you need to update to  SP2. In this case the package is named: SQLServer2008R2SP2-KB2630458-x64-ENU. If you are running any other configuration you should check the microsoft link:

I needed to download: Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (Windows ADK) for Windows 8.1 Update

Located at:

Running the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit consists of downloading the executable and running it.


installed the following features

Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit

All of the selected features will be downloaded. This is a huge amount of space and really gets close on the limit of the server. It may also take awhile depending on your network connection.

after downlaod

Install complete

Although there is no reboot required, I rebooted the server anyway after installing the updates. When the server came back up I ran the prerequisite checker by going to: D:\SMSSETUP\BIN\X64 and running cmd, and then prereqchk /LOCAL

This is the output I have received:

pre req chk

Although I have not set up Windows Software Update Services (WSUS) on this box yet, I will configure it later. I do not have 8 GB of memory dedicated to the VM, so I am getting the 2nd error message.

It’s now ready to install, onto Post 7 – Installing Configuration Manager


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