Hi everyone

Firstly, i'm sorry for my english i'm french so i'm trying to do my best.

I'm working in a company and I have for mission to install SCCM, SCOM and SCVMM. We have about 60 physical servers and 60 virtual machines to supervise and it's growing very quickly ( around 15 physical server a year).

First question :

What's the best for SCCM, install everything on the same server, or install sccm on a server and the database on a sql server ?

Second question :

I'm trying to find an architecture to install SCCM, SCOM and SCVMM and I don't know what's the best, does anyone has suggestions ? Is it possible to install SCOM or SCCM or SCVMM on virtual machines or is it a mistake ? I wanted to put all the database on the same server to have a SQL Server working just for SCCM, SCOM and SCVMM, is it a good idea ?

Thank you for the responses.
If you want any others informations ask me.

0 Comments   [ - ] Hide Comments


Please log in to comment

Rating comments in this legacy AppDeploy message board thread won't reorder them,
so that the conversation will remain readable.
Answer this question or Comment on this question for clarity


Hi, Nicolas.

SCCM on a local or remote SQL server has been somewhat of a discussion back and forth over the years. If you think about SCCM works, it makes constant connections to the SQL database. When SQL is present on a remote server, you need to add in the network connection as a variable. When SQL is present on the same server as SCCM, you can eliminate the network as a factor. Ideally, SQL should be on the same server -- however, it has been noted (on myITforum.com somewhere) that the network traffic to a remote SQL server is really nominal. So, it depends, really, on what your own requirements are.

Installing the current versions of SCCM and SCOM on a virtual server is not recommended, but many (and, I mean many large companies) are doing it. I've seen this discussed heavliy on the SCCM email list:

Answered 11/04/2011 by: rodtrent
Orange Belt

Please log in to comment