Have you ever tried to understand the functionality of AD accounts used in CM 212? I think, we need to do more Planning in AD account allocation for Configuration Manager 2012 and 2007. Wrong allocation of accounts can result in unexpected behavior in the environment. Recently, I was asked to troubleshoot on a cross forest client communication issues. Finally, the issue turned out to be with wrong account allocation. I’ll provide more details on this issue in next post.
What are the important points that we need to understand before performing AD accounts allocation for CM 2012? First and foremost, we need to understand the functionality of each account. One perfect example is below.