How to Configure Windows Server 2008 for Site Systems: “How to Configure Windows Server 2008 for Site SystemsUpdated: April 1, 2009
Applies To: System Center Configuration Manager 2007
When Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 site systems will be installed on Windows Server 2008 computers, additional configuration changes might be required to ensure successful installation and operation.
The procedures in this topic can be used to configure Windows Server 2008 to support Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 site system installation.
To Install Internet Information Services (IIS) to support Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 site systems on Windows Server 2008 Computers
This procedure describes how to install Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0 Windows Server 2008 to support the following site system roles:
Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS)-enabled distribution point.
Software Update Point.
Server locator point.
Fallback status point.
To install and configure WebDAV for IIS 7.0 to support management point and BITS-enabled distribution point site system computers
Because WebDAV IIS extensions required for the management point and BITS-enabled distribution point site system roles are not installed by default with IIS 7.0, WebDAV extensions must be manually installed and configured after installing IIS 7.0.
To add Remote Differential Compression for site server and branch distribution point computers
If a site system will be used only to host the site server or branch distribution point site system roles, IIS is not required. However, site servers and branch distribution point site systems require Remote Differential Compression (RDC) to generate package signatures and perform signat”