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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 what are 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.

Fix SCCM Default IIS Configurations DP Troubleshooting Issues ConfigMgr Configuration Manager
Fix SCCM Default IIS Configurations DP Troubleshooting Issues ConfigMgr Configuration Manager

Following are the two applications which 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$

Fix SCCM Default IIS Configurations DP Troubleshooting Issues ConfigMgr Configuration Manager
Fix SCCM Default IIS Configurations DP Troubleshooting Issues ConfigMgr Configuration Manager

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Fix SCCM Default IIS Configurations DP Troubleshooting Issues ConfigMgr Configuration Manager
Fix SCCM Default IIS Configurations DP Troubleshooting Issues ConfigMgr Configuration Manager

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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 :-

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Fix SCCM Default IIS Configurations DP Troubleshooting Issues ConfigMgr Configuration Manager

SCCM IIS Application Pool settings :- SMS Distribution Points Pool – Identity is LocalService and this application pool is assigned to 2 applications.

SCCM IIS Configurations Fix SCCM Default IIS Configurations DP Troubleshooting Issues ConfigMgr Configuration Manager
Fix SCCM Default IIS Configurations DP Troubleshooting Issues ConfigMgr Configuration Manager

There are two Virtual directories created in IIS for SCCM DP:- SMS_DP_SMSPKG$ and sub folders where SCCM applications and Packages contents are stored – DataLib, FileLib and PkgLib ! SMS_DP_SMSSIG$ is the signature folder.

Fix SCCM Default IIS Configurations DP Troubleshooting Issues ConfigMgr Configuration Manager
Fix SCCM Default IIS Configurations DP Troubleshooting Issues ConfigMgr Configuration Manager

Directory Browsing is enabled for these package content virtual directories  :-

Fix SCCM Default IIS Configurations DP Troubleshooting Issues ConfigMgr Configuration Manager
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Authentication of SCCM related IIS virtual folders is also important :- Windows Authentication is the only authentication method IIS enables kernel mode authentication.

Fix SCCM Default IIS Configurations DP Troubleshooting Issues ConfigMgr Configuration Manager
Fix SCCM Default IIS

Edit SCCM IIS related applications using the following :- We can test the authentication and connectivity from this IIS wizard.

Fix SCCM Default IIS Configurations DP Troubleshooting Issues ConfigMgr Configuration Manager
Fix SCCM Default IIS

Websites of the root virtual folders like SMS_DP_SMSPKG$ and SMS_DP_SMSSIG$ :- 404 not found error. Browse options won’t work !

http://localhost/SMS_DP_SMSPKG$

http://localhost/SMS_DP_SMSSIG$

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Fix SCCM Default IIS Configurations DP Troubleshooting Issues ConfigMgr Configuration Manager

Browse IIS website option will work for SCCM content library folders like – DataLib, FileLib and PkgLib.

http://localhost/SMS_DP_SMSPKG$/DataLib

http://localhost/SMS_DP_SMSPKG$/FileLib

http://localhost/SMS_DP_SMSPKG$/PkgLib

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