ConfigMgr Admin Console Silent Install Application Using SCCM

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Admin Console Application Using SCCM

Let’s create the ConfigMgr Admin Console Application Using SCCM. This application can be used to deploy the SCCM admin console to Windows 10 devices. Let’s perform a ConfigMgr Admin Console Silent Install Application Using SCCM.

You can use the admin console source files from Configuration Manager primary server folder “<SCCM site server installation path>\Tools\ConsoleSetup“. In this post, I’m trying to install SCCM 2002 admin console on Windows 10 2004 device.

Make sure you have all the prerequisites in place before deploying the SCCM admin console to Windows 10 device. Minimum .NET Framework version for Configuration Manager console.

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 is installed on the Configuration Manager console computer.

Create ConfigMgr Admin Console Application

  • Launch ConfigMgr console
  • Navigate to \Software Library\Overview\Application Management\Applications
  • Right-click on Application node and click on Create Application
ConfigMgr Admin Console Silent Install
Create ConfigMgr Admin Console Application Using SCCM – ConfigMgr Admin Console Silent Install
  • Specify Information about this application
    • Name – ConfigMgr Admin Console
    • Administrator Comments – v1-2002
    • Publisher – Microsoft
    • Software Version – v1
ConfigMgr Admin Console Silent Install
Create ConfigMgr Admin Console Application Using SCCM – ConfigMgr Admin Console Silent Install
  • Use the Admin console icon as Software Center icon
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  • Specify the software Center Icon
  • Click on Next button
Create SCCM Admin Console Application Using ConfigMgr ConfigMgr Admin Console Silent Install
Create SCCM Admin Console Application Using ConfigMgr – ConfigMgr Admin Console Silent Install
  • Configure deployment types and the priority in which they will be applied for this application.
    • Click on the Add button to add a deployment type for the SCCM Admin console application.
Create SCCM Admin Console Application Using ConfigMgr ConfigMgr Admin Console Silent Install
Create SCCM Admin Console Application Using ConfigMgrConfigMgr Admin Console Silent Install
  • Specify settings for this deployment type
    • Manually Specify the deployment type information
Create SCCM Admin Console Application Using ConfigMgr - ConfigMgr Admin Console Silent Install
Create SCCM Admin Console Application Using ConfigMgr – ConfigMgr Admin Console Silent Install

Configure Deployment Type

  • Specify general information for this deployment type
    • Name – SCCM Admin Console
    • Administrator Comments – Admin Console for SCCM 2002
    • Language – Blank
    • Click on NEXT
Create SCCM Admin Console Application Using ConfigMgr - ConfigMgr Admin Console Silent Install
ConfigMgr Admin Console Silent InstallSilent Install ConfigMgr Admin Console

Specify information about the content

  • Specify the location of the deployment type’s content and other settings that control how content is delivered to target devices.
    • All the contents in the path specified will be delivered.
      • Content Location- \CMMEMCM\Sources\Admin Console\2002 v1
    • Specify the command used to install SCCM Admin console content
      • ConsoleSetup.exe /q TargetDir=”%ProgramFiles%\ConfigMgr Console” DefaultSiteServerName=CMMEMCM.memcm.com
  • Click on Next
Create ConfigMgr Admin Console Application Using SCCM - ConfigMgr Admin Console Silent Install
Create ConfigMgr Admin Console Application Using SCCM – ConfigMgr Admin Console Silent Install

Specify How this Deployment Type is Detected

Specify how the configuration Manager determines whether this deployment type is already present on a device. This detection occurs before the content is installed or when software inventory data is collected.

  • Configure rules to detect the presence of this deployment type:
    • Add Clause
Create ConfigMgr Admin Console Application Using SCCM
Create ConfigMgr Admin Console Application Using SCCM

Create a Detection Rule

  • Create a rule that indicates the presence of this application
    • Setting Type – Windows Installer
  • Specify an MSI Product code as the basis for this rule
    • Click on the Browse button
    • Path – F:\Sources\Admin Console\2002 v1\AdminConsole.msi
  • This MSI product code must exist on the target system to indicate the presence of this application
Create a SCCM Detection Rule
Create a SCCM Detection Rule – Silent Install ConfigMgr Admin Console
  • Click OK button
  • Click on NEXT button
Deployment type detection method for SCCM admin console
Deployment type detection method for SCCM admin console

Specify User Experience settings for the application

  • Installation behavior – Install for System
  • Logon Requirement – Whether or not a user is logged on
  • Installation Program visibility – Normal
    • Allow users to view and interact with the program installation
  • Specify the maximum run time and estimated installation time of the deployment program for the application. The estimated installation time displays to the user when application installs
    • Maximum allowed run time (minutes) – 120
    • Estimated installation time (minutes) – 0
  • Click on NEXT

NOTE! – If you select Install for the user, You have selected “Install for user” for an MSI that contains properties that may not work for user installation.

Specify User Experience settings for the application ConfigMgr SCCM
Specify User Experience settings for the application ConfigMgr SCCM – ConfigMgr Admin Console Silent Install
  • Click on the Next button as I don’t have anything to add in the configuration of the requirements for the Configuration Manager Admin console application.
configuration of the requirements for the Configuration Manager
configuration of the requirements for the Configuration Manager – ConfigMgr Admin Console Silent Install
  • Click on NEXT Specify software dependencies for this deployment type.
Specify software dependencies for this deployment type
Specify software dependencies for this deployment type
General Information:
• Name: SCCM Admin Console
• Technology: Windows Installer (*.msi file)
• Administrator comments: Manually Specify the deployment type information
• Languages:
Content:
• Content location: \CMMEMCM\Sources\Admin Console\2002 v1
• Persist in client cache: No
• Installation program: ConsoleSetup.exe /q TargetDir="%ProgramFiles%\ConfigMgr Console" DefaultSiteServerName=CMMEMCM.memcm.com
• Installation start in:
Detection Method:
User Experience:
• Installation behavior: Install for system
• Login requirement: Whether or not a user is logged on
• Installation priority: Normal
• Allow users to interact with this program: No
• Maximum allowed run time (minutes): 120
• Estimated install time (minutes): 0
Requirements:
Dependencies:
  • Click on Next button twice
  • Click on Close
Create ConfigMgr Admin Console Application Using SCCM - ConfigMgr Admin Console Silent Install
Create ConfigMgr Admin Console Application Using SCCMConfigMgr Admin Console Silent Install
  • Click Next to continue
Create ConfigMgr Admin Console Application Using SCCM
Create ConfigMgr Admin Console Application Using SCCM
  • Click on NEXT twice
  • Click on Close button to continue
Create ConfigMgr Admin Console Application Using SCCM
Create ConfigMgr Admin Console Application Using SCCM

Deployment of Configuration Manager Admin Console

  • Navigate to \Software Library\Overview\Application Management\Applications
  • Click on ConfigMgr Admin console application which I created above:
  • Click on the Deploy button from the ribbon menu.
ConfigMgr Admin console application
ConfigMgr Admin console application – Silent Install ConfigMgr Admin Console
  • Specify general information for this deployment
  • Software – ConfigMgr Admin Console
  • Select the Collection by clicking on Browse button – HTMD Collection
  • Click on NEXT button
Deploy SCCM Admin Console - ConfigMgr
Deploy SCCM Admin Console – ConfigMgrSilent Install ConfigMgr Admin Console
  • Click on Add button to select Distribution Point
  • Click on NEXT button
Deploy SCCM Admin Console - ConfigMgr
Deploy SCCM Admin Console – ConfigMgr – Silent Install ConfigMgr Admin Console
  • Select Install from Action
  • Select Purpose from Available
  • Click on NEXT
Deploy SCCM Admin Console - ConfigMgr
Deploy SCCM Admin Console – ConfigMgr – ConfigMgr Admin Console Silent Install
  • Click on NEXT button from Scheduling page
  • Click on Next button from User Experience (Default settings)
  • Click on Next button from Alerts Window (All Default settings)
  • Click on Next button twice.
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Results

  • Manually initiate the policy sync from Control panel – Configuration Manager Applet.
Silent Install ConfigMgr Admin Console - ConfigMgr Admin Console Silent Install
Silent Install ConfigMgr Admin Console – ConfigMgr Admin Console Silent Install
  • Logon to Windows 10 device and launch Software center.
  • Select the application ConfigMgr admin console and click on Install
Silent Install ConfigMgr Admin Console
Silent Install ConfigMgr Admin Console
  • Downloading 80% completed
Silent Install ConfigMgr Admin Console
Silent Install ConfigMgr Admin Console

Failed ConfigMgr Admin Console Silent Install

Event Log Entries for the silent command line failures. I have been working to fix this issue with the SCCM Admin Console silent install. Let’s see some of the tips here Admin console command line issues Troubleshooting.

Windows Installer installed the product. Product Name: Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager Console. Product Version: 5.2002.1083.1000. Product Language: 1033. Manufacturer: Microsoft Corporation. Installation success or error status: 1602.
Product: Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager Console -- Installation operation failed.
Silent Install ConfigMgr Admin Console - ConfigMgr Admin Console Silent Install
Silent Install ConfigMgr Admin Console – ConfigMgr Admin Console Silent Install

Log Files of Silent Install of ConfigMgr Console

  • ConfigMgrAdminUISetupVerbose.log
  • ConfigMgrAdminUISetup.log

Continued…

I will blog amount more about troubleshooting in the next post! More details for fixing the issue Admin console command line issues Troubleshooting.

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