Exclude installation of SCCm client on a particular OU
it is possibile to exclude a particular AD OU from installing SCCM client, can anyone show me a simply guide to do this? thanks
October 25th, 2010 12:31pm

How are you installing the client right now? GPO? Automatic push? If push: just exclude the OU from discovery.
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October 25th, 2010 12:51pm

Automatic push, how can I exclude a sub-OU from discovery? Where? thanks
October 25th, 2010 1:00pm

Either add all OUs except the ones you do not want to be discovered or remove read access for the siteserver to the OU(s) that should be excluded.
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October 25th, 2010 1:06pm

You can not specify to exclude the Particular OU from AD Discovery method May be you can ,just Create a collection to list all the computers from the Particular OU and use client push installation wizard to intiate SCCM cliet installation ? OR You can exclude machines from client push by adding machines to a certain registry key. But its not OU based, maybe you have allot of machine names coming and going there. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb693996.aspx Or You can Deny acces to the container for the ConfigMgr Site Server (will create errors during discovery) http://wmug.co.uk/blogs/dotraphael/archive/2010/10/17/tip-excluding-ou-from-discovery.aspx //Eswar Koneti @ http://eskonr.wordpress.com/
October 25th, 2010 1:12pm

Hi masilall, Very glad to hear the issue resolved. Also, if you have any further concerns, please do not hesitate to let us know and we are happy to be of further assistance. Thanks,Yog Li -- Please remember to click Mark as Answer on the post that helps you, and to click Unmark as Answer if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread.
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November 1st, 2010 5:13am

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