MS System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2 Lab

 MS System Center Configuration Manager:The Hydration Kit for System Center 2012 R2 

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Make sure you have at least 150 G of disk space for Hydration. Below are the reference material. SCCM hydration lab machine Powershell Command to script out your SCCM Lab: sccmhydrationSet-ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted –Force (powershell syntax:) In the PowerShell command prompt, create the hydration deployment share by running the following command  C:\HydrationSC2012R2

\Source\CreateHydrationDeploymentShare.ps1   http://www.deploymentresearch.com/Research/tabid/62/EntryId/149/The-Hydration-Kit-for-System-Center-2012-R2-is-available-for-download.aspx Example. Create the hydration deployment share

  1. On the Windows machine that you use to manage Hyper-V or VMware, install Windows ADK 8.1 (adksetup.exe) selecting only the following components:

    Deployment Tools  Windows Preinstallation Environment (Windows PE)  ADKSetup_thumb1  The Windows ADK 8.1 Setup.

  2. Install MDT 2013 (MicrosoftDeploymentToolkit2013_x64.msi) with the default settings.
  3. Extract the HydrationSC2012R2.zip sample file to C:\.
  4. You should now have the following folder containing a few subfolders and PowerShell scripts. C:\HydrationSC2012R2\Source 
  5. In an elevated (run as Administrator) PowerShell command prompt, configure Execution Policy in PowerShell by typing the following command: Set-ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted –Force Note: If you are running Windows Server 2012 R2 on your machine you don’t need to set the policy, it’s set by default.  
  6. In the PowerShell command prompt, create the hydration deployment share by running the following command C:\HydrationSC2012R2\Source\CreateHydrationDeploymentShare.ps1 

Populate the hydration deployment share with the mandatory files

  1. Copy the BGInfo file (bginfo.exe) to the following folder: C:\HydrationSC2012R2\DS\Applications\Install – BGInfo\Source 
  2. Copy the Windows Server 2012 R2 installation files (the content of the ISO, not the actual ISO) to the following folder: C:\HydrationSC2012R2\DS\Operating Systems\WS2012R2

 

Populate the hydration deployment share with the files for the Windows 7 SP1 Clients

Note: These steps are only needed if you want to deploy the Windows 7 SP1 clients. If you don’t want these, skip to the next section.

  1. Copy the Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 SP1 runtimes (vcredist_x64.exe and vcredist_x86.exe) to the following folder: C:\HydrationSC2012R2\DS\Applications\Install – Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 SP1 – x86-x64\Source 
  2. Copy the Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 runtimes (vcredist_x64.exe and vcredist_x86.exe) to the following folder: C:\HydrationSC2012R2\DS\Applications\Install – Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 – x86-x64\Source 
  3. Copy the Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 SP1 runtimes (vcredist_x64.exe and vcredist_x86.exe) to the following folder: C:\HydrationSC2012R2\DS\Applications\Install – Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 SP1 – x86-x64\Source 
  4. Copy the Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 runtimes (vcredist_x64.exe and vcredist_x86.exe) to the following folder: C:\HydrationSC2012R2\DS\Applications\Install – Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 – x86-x64\Source 
  5. Copy the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 (dotNetFx40_Full_x86_x64.exe) to the following folder: C:\HydrationSC2012R2\DS\Applications\Install – NET Framework 4.0\Source 

Populate the hydration deployment share with the files for the Windows 8.1 Client

Note: These steps are only needed if you want to deploy the Windows 8.1 client. If you don’t want this, skip to the next section.

  1. Copy the Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 SP1 runtimes (vcredist_x64.exe and vcredist_x86.exe) to the following folder: C:\HydrationSC2012R2\DS\Applications\Install – Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 SP1 – x86-x64\Source 
  2. Copy the Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 runtimes (vcredist_x64.exe and vcredist_x86.exe) to the following folder: C:\HydrationSC2012R2\DS\Applications\Install – Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 – x86-x64\Source 
  3. Copy the Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 SP1 runtimes (vcredist_x64.exe and vcredist_x86.exe) to the following folder: C:\HydrationSC2012R2\DS\Applications\Install – Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 SP1 – x86-x64\Source 
  4. Copy the Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 runtimes (vcredist_x64.exe and vcredist_x86.exe) to the following folder: C:\HydrationSC2012R2\DS\Applications\Install – Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 – x86-x64\Source 

 

Populate the hydration deployment share with the files for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

Note: These steps are only needed if you want to deploy System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager. If you don’t want this, skip to the next section.

  1. Copy the Windows ADK 8.1 installation files to the following folder: C:\HydrationSC2012R2\DS\Applications\Install – Windows ADK 8.1\Source
     
  2. Copy the SQL Server 2012 with SP1 installation files (the content of the ISO, not the actual ISO) to the following folder: C:\HydrationSC2012R2\DS\Applications\Install – SQL Server 2012 SP1\Source 
  3. Copy the ConfigMgr 2012 R2 installation files (extract the download) to the following folder: C:\HydrationSC2012R2\DS\Applications\Install – System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager\Source 
  4. Copy the ConfigMgr 2012 R2 PreReqs files to the following folder: C:\HydrationSC2012R2\DS\Applications\Install – System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager\PreReqs 
  5. Copy the ConfigMgr 2012 R2 EXTADSCH.exe file (SMSSETUP\BIN\X64) to the following folder: C:\HydrationSC2012R2\DS\Applications\Configure – Extend AD for ConfigMgr 2012\Source 

Populate the hydration deployment share with the files for System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager

Note: These steps are only needed if you want to deploy System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager. If you don’t want this, skip to the next section.

  1. Copy the SQL Server 2012 with SP1 installation files (the content of the ISO, not the actual ISO) to the following folder: C:\HydrationSC2012R2\DS\Applications\Install – SQL Server 2012 SP1\Source 
  2. Copy the DPM 2012 R2 installation files (extract the download) to the following folder: C:\HydrationSC2012R2\DS\Applications\Install – System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager\Source

 

Populate the hydration deployment share with the files for System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager

Note: These steps are only needed if you want to deploy the System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager. If you don’t want this, skip to the next section.

  1. Copy the SQL Server 2012 with SP1 installation files (the content of the ISO, not the actual ISO) to the following folder: C:\HydrationSC2012R2\DS\Applications\Install – SQL Server 2012 SP1\Source
  2. Copy the Operations Manager 2012 R2 setup files to the following folder: C:\HydrationSC2012R2\DS\Applications\Install – System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager\Source 

Populate the hydration deployment share with the files for System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator

Note: These steps are only needed if you want to deploy the System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator. If you don’t want this, skip to the next section.

  1. Copy the SQL Server 2012 with SP1 installation files (the content of the ISO, not the actual ISO) to the following folder: C:\HydrationSC2012R2\DS\Applications\Install – SQL Server 2012 SP1\Source
  2. Copy the Orchestrator 2012 R2 setup files to the following folder: C:\HydrationSC2012R2\DS\Applications\Install – System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator\Source 

Populate the hydration deployment share with the files for System Center 2012 R2 Service Manager

Note: These steps are only needed if you want to deploy the System Center 2012 R2 Service Manager. If you don’t want this, skip to the next section.

  1. Copy the SQL Server 2012 with SP1 installation files (the content of the ISO, not the actual ISO) to the following folder: C:\HydrationSC2012R2\DS\Applications\Install – SQL Server 2012 SP1\Source
  2. Copy the Service Manager2012 R2 setup files to the following folder: C:\HydrationSC2012R2\DS\Applications\Install – System Center 2012 R2 Service Manager\Source 
  3. Copy the Report Viewer 2008 SP1 setup file (ReportViewer.exe) to the following folder: C:\HydrationSC2012R2\DS\Applications\Install – Report Viewer 2008 SP1\Source

Populate the hydration deployment share with the files for System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

Note: These steps are only needed if you want to deploy the System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager. If you don’t want this, skip to the next section.

  1. Copy the Windows ADK 8.1 installation files to the following folder: C:\HydrationSC2012R2\DS\Applications\Install – Windows ADK 8.1\Source 
  2. Copy the SQL Server 2012 with SP1 installation files (the content of the ISO, not the actual ISO) to the following folder: C:\HydrationSC2012R2\DS\Applications\Install – SQL Server 2012 SP1\Source
  3. Copy the Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2 setup files to the following folder: C:\HydrationSC2012R2\DS\Applications\Install – System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager\Source

 


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