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YAHK – Yet Another Hydration Kit – This one for ConfigMgr 2012 Beta 2

May 24 2011

NOTE: This Hydration kit has been updated, you probably want to use this one instead:

The Hydration Kit for System Center 2012 R2 is available for download
http://www.deploymentresearch.com/Research/tabid/62/EntryId/149/The-Hydration-Kit-for-System-Center-2012-R2-is-available-for-download.aspx

Here is a download for deploying a complete ConfigMgr 2012 SP2 Beta 2 infrastructure – Two domain controllers and one ConfigMgr 2012 SP2 Beta 2 member server – Including all pre-requisites like .Net Framework, SQL 2008 and IIS - All fully automated.

Update: August 20, 2011 - There is also an additional extension available to this hydration kit: Extensions to the ConfigMgr 2012 Beta 2 Hydration Kit - Created by Ment van der Plas



Hydration Instructions

First, download the ConfigMgr 2012 Beta 2 Hydration Kit


Step 1 - Download the necessary software

On your Hyper-V host, create the C:\Downloads folder and download the following software:

 

  • ConfigMgr 2012 Beta 2

  • ConfigMgr 2007 Toolkit V2

  • PowerShell Management Library for Hyper-V
    (http://pshyperv.codeplex.com/releases/view/38769)

  • SQL Server 2008 Enterprise x64

  • SQL Server 2008 SP1 Update x64

  • SQL Server 2008 SP1 CU 10 Update x64

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise

Step 2 - Prepare the Hydration environment

 

  1. Configure Execution Policy in PowerShell, by typing the following in a PowerShell prompt: Set-ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted

  2. Extract the HydrationCM2012.zip file to C:\HydrationCM2012

  3. Create the Hydration Deployment Share by running the 1_CreateHydrationDeployment.ps1 script

  4. Copy the following folders C:\HydrationCM2012\HydrationSource to C:\Hydration, replace any existing files.

    1. Applications
    2. Control
    3. Operating Systems
    4. Scripts
       
  5. Copy the ConfigMgr 2007 Toolkit V2 installation files (ConfigMgrTools.msi) to the C:\Hydration\Applications\ConfigMgr 2007 Toolkit V2\Source folder.
     
  6. Extract the ConfigMgr 2012 installation files to the C:\Hydration\Applications\Install ConfigMgr 2012 Beta 2\Source folder
     
  7. Run the C:\Hydration\Applications\ Install ConfigMgr 2012 Beta 2\Source\SMSSETUP\BIN\X64\Setupdl.exe file, and in the path,
    browse to C:\Hydration\Applications\ Install ConfigMgr 2012 Beta 2\PreReqs and click Download
     
  8. Copy the C:\Hydration\Applications\ Install ConfigMgr 2012 Beta 2\Source\SMSSETUP\BIN\X64\EXTADSCH.exe to
    C:\Hydration\Applications\Configure - Extend AD for ConfigMgr 2012\Source
     
  9. Copy the SQL Server 2008 x64 installation files to the C:\Hydration\Applications\Install SQL Server 2008 SP1\Source folder
     
  10. Copy the SQL Server 2008 SP1 Update x64 installation file (SQLServer2008SP1-KB968369-x64-ENU.exe) to the
    C:\Hydration\Applications\Install SQL Server 2008 SP1\Source folder
     
  11. Copy the SQL Server 2008 SP1 CU 10 x64 installation file (SQLServer2008-KB2279604-x64.exe) to the
    C:\Hydration\Applications\Install SQL 2008 SP1 CU 10\Source folder
     
  12. Copy the .NET Framework 4.0 installation file (dotNetFx40_Full_x86_x64.exe) to the
    C:\Hydration\Applications\Install NET Framework 4.0\Source folder
     
  13. Copy the Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise files to C:\Hydration\Operating Systems\Windows Server 2008 R2 x64
     
  14. Create the HydrationServers media item by running the 2_CreateHydrationMediaItem.ps1 script
     
  15. Copy the C:\HydrationCM2012\Media001\Control folder to C:\HydrationServers\Content\Deploy, replace existing files
     
  16. Update the HydrationServers media item by running the 3_UpdateHydrationServersMedia.ps1 script

Step 3 – Create and deploy the virtual machines

 

  1. Install the PowerShell Management Library for Hyper-V by running the install.cmd script, ignore any errors about .NET Framework

  2. Verify that the files are not having any alternative data streams, if they do, remove it (using explorer or streams from Sysinternals)

  3. Create the virtual machines by running the 4_CreateVirtualMachines.ps1 script from a PowerShell command prompt

  4. Using Hyper-V Manager

    1. Start the DC01 virtual machine, and wait until the setup is complete
       
    2. Start the DC02 virtual machine, and wait until the setup is complete 
       
    3. On DC01, verify that AD replication works with DC02
       
    4. Start the CM01 virtual machine, and wait until the setup is complete

Happy hydration / Johan

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