SCCM Secondary Site Server Reinstall issue
Hi Anoop, The only SMS-MP entry that exists in System Management is for the primary site server - can I leave that alone? The only object in System Management referring to the 2nd secondary site right now is the mSSMSSite object. Thanks, Will
February 10th, 2011 5:30am

It's safe to delete the objects that refer to the old secondary site. The primaries objects should remain untouched (no need to worry if you delete something accidentially: those objects will be created/updated once per hour automatically).Torsten Meringer | http://www.mssccmfaq.de
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February 10th, 2011 5:39am

Hello - I would suggest to remove it from the System Management container.SMS-Site and SMS-MP entries. Otherwise, sometimes it will cause some confusion for the clients.Anoop C Nair
February 10th, 2011 5:53am

Hi, I have an SCCM 2007 SP2 R2 primary site server and am looking to configure 2 secondary site servers (2007 SP2 R2) I have one installed successfully. However, I needed to reinstall the second secondary site server due to an incorrect site friendly name (Surely this should be editable some other way?!!) Here are the steps I took: 1. Ran setup directly from the secondary site server and uninstalled SCCM from the setup wizard 2. All appeared to work fine, except one thing - setup was unable to remove the mSSMSSite object for the secondary site code from the system management container in AD. The computer object has full control over the container so I am not sure why that was - log just said "Could not remove cn=SMS-Site-<site> from Active Directory" . 3. On the primary site server, I right clicked on the secondary site and clicked delete. I then ran preinst /delsite <site> <siteparent> and preinst /deljob <site> 4. Finally I checked the server for any remaining registry keys, shares, local groups. I am reasonably content that all traces of the secondary site have been removed - except that one object in the system management container. As I wish to reinstall the site server now and reuse the site code, my question is - do I need to manually delete the above mSSMSSite object, or will the Site system simply remove it over time? Is there any way to force SMS to do a site refresh and delete the orphaned site code definition? Alternatively, can I simply reinstall the site without deleting the object or will setup bomb out if the object already exists? Thanks!
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February 10th, 2011 6:11am

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