SCCM Capacity planning details Maximum Support Limitations

SCCM Capacity planning details Maximum Support Limitations? Maximum support limitations of SCCM 2007. However, in my personal experience, this would change depending upon the scenarios (Mostly depending upon the connectivity, features, support model, SLA, and DR/BCP requirements). Disk & other hardware configuration details listed below can be used to get a rough idea about the sizing and planning. Actual numbers should vary depending upon the scenarios.

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SCCM Site Server(running site server all roles not specifically listed on other servers)

Patch My PC
ComponentCapacity
CPUTwin Processor with Quad Cores 2.2 GHz
DiskOS                                80 GB Raid 1 SCCM Application           80 GB RAID 10 or 5 Distribution Point            250 GB RAID 10 or 5 Data drive can be SAN or DAS if external.
LAN100 /1000 MB (sec) production LAN 1000 / MB or Fibre for NLN array Comms
RAM8 GB
OSWindows Server 2003/8 Standard Edition 64 bit IIS Network Load Balancing
LicensesWindows Server 2008 Standard Edition or 2003 R2 with SP2 SCCM site server license (only 1 required for this implementation)

SCCM Site Database Server(running site server all roles not specifically listed on other servers)

ComponentCapacity
CPUTwin Processor with Quad Cores 2.2 GHz
DiskOS                    80 GB Raid 1 Data                 300 GB RAID 10 or 5 SQL Logs           300 GB RAID 10 or 5 Data drive can be SAN or DAS if external.
LAN100 /1000 MB (sec) production LAN 1000 / MB or Fibre for NLN array Comms
RAM8 GB
OS ComponentsWindows Server 2003/8 Enterprise Edition 64 bit IIS Network Load Balancing
LicensesWindows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition (if clustering)  or 2003 R2 with SP2 SQL Server 2005 Enterprise (if clustering support is needed otherwise, standard will suffice) 20,000 SCCM Client Access Licences

 Management Point Servers

ComponentCapacity
CPUTwin Processor with Dual Cores 2.2 GHz
DiskOS 80 GB Raid 1 Data 80 GB RAID 10 or 5 Data drive can be SAN or DAS if external.
LAN100 /1000 MB (sec) production LAN 1000 / MB or Fibre for NLN array Comms
RAM8 GB
OS ComponentsWindows Server 2003/8 Standard Edition 64 bit IIS Network Load Balancing
LicensesWindows Server 2008 Standard Edition or 2003 R2 with SP2

Software Update Point Server

1E Nomad
ComponentCapacity
CPUTwin Processor with Dual Cores 2.2 GHz
DiskOS 80 GB Raid 1 Data 80 GB RAID 10 or 5 Data drive can be SAN or DAS if external.
LAN100 /1000 MB (sec) production LAN 1000 / MB or Fibre for NLN array Comms
RAM8 GB
OS ComponentsWindows Server 2003/8 Standard Edition 64 bit IIS Network Load Balancing Windows Software Update Services
LicensesServers 2008 / 3 OS

Remote / Branch Infrastructure Options

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