Fix SCCM Default IIS Configurations DP MP Troubleshooting Issues ConfigMgr Configuration Manager? I think this post will help us to understand the default settings of IIS when it’s installed and configured by SCCM / ConfigMgr vNext (2016) itself.
IIS role is installed and configured by SCCM when you install the DP site system server role. These are the IIS configurations of the SCCM vNext TP 3 lab. I’ve seen SCCM admins change the IIS settings manually to work around some issues.
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However, it’s hard to find out the default settings of a freshly installed SCCM server once we change IIS configurations. Probably, this post may help in those situations. The version of IIS is IIS 8.
Following are the two applications that are created in IIS for SCCM DP. Those are for content and signature files.
ACNCM2016\Sites\Default Web Site\SMS_DP_SMSPKG$
ACNCM2016\Sites\Default Web Site\SMS_DP_SMSSIG$
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SMS Distribution Points Pool Application advanced settings. .NET CLR Version is v4.0, Enabled 32-Bit Applications = False, Managed Pipeline Mode = Integrated.
SMS Distribution Points Pool Application Basic Setting:-
SCCM IIS Application Pool settings:- SMS Distribution Points Pool – Identity is LocalService, and this application pool is assigned to 2 applications.
There are two Virtual directories created in IIS for SCCM DP:- SMS_DP_SMSPKG$ and subfolders where SCCM applications and Packages contents are stored – DataLib, FileLib, and PkgLib! SMS_DP_SMSSIG$ is the signature folder.
Directory Browsing is enabled for these package content virtual directories:-
Authentication of SCCM related IIS virtual folders is also important:- Windows Authentication is the only authentication method IIS enables kernel-mode authentication.
Edit SCCM IIS-related applications using the following:- We can test the authentication and connectivity from this IIS wizard.
Websites of the root virtual folders like SMS_DP_SMSPKG$ and SMS_DP_SMSSIG$:- 404 not found error. Browse options won’t work!
Browse IIS website option will work for SCCM content library folders like – DataLib, FileLib, and PkgLib.
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