As we saw in the previous article, and after installing the necessary Windows Features to install SCCM, we still need to install a few components, being one of them the Windows ADK.
|This should be done at the site server (SCCM Server) using the SCCMAdmin account created in the step two of the installation guide.|
With the Windows ADK package, that you can download from https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hardware/windows-assessment-deployment-kit, the following necessary prerequisites (tools) come along:
- Windows Deployment Tools
- User State Migration Tool (USMT)
- Windows Preinstallation Environment (WinPE)
So, let’s get to it!
Install Windows ADK
Note: Remember that this should be done at the machine that will be your SCCM Site Server, using the SCCMAdmin account.
First of all, browse to the location where you have saved the previously downloaded Windows ADK setup file and double-click it.
On the “Specify Location” screen leave the default location and press “Next”.
Choose if you would like to send anonymous usage data to Microsoft. I chose “No”. Press “Next“.
Read the “License Agreement” and press “Accept”.
Select the components we need and press “Install”.
The installer will now download the components we selected before. Please be patient as it can take a while.
And that’s it! If we run a new prerequisite check, we can verify that the number of messages have again decreased.
In the next post of this series, I will install the SQL Server!
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