SCCM Install Error “The site server computer’s machine account does not…”

KB ID 0000296 Dtd 14/07/10

Problem

Seen while installing System Center Configuration Manager 2007

Error: Setup cannot complete the specified installation on this computer for the following reasons. The site server computer’s machine account does not have Administrator’s privileges on the SQL server selected for the site database installation. To install a Configuration Manager site, all servers must be in an active directory domain and the site servers machine account must have Administrator’s privileges on the SQL Server.

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Solution

First log onto the SQL server you are using to store the SCCM database.

If the SQL Server is a Domain Controller

1. Click Start > Run > dsa.msc {Enter}.

2. Expand the domain-name > Builtin > Administrators > Right Click > Properties > Members > Add > Object Types > Tick “Computers” > Then add in the server name of the SCCM Server > Apply > OK.

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If the SQL Server is a Member Server

1. Click Start > Right Click Computer (or my computer) > Manage.

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2. Expand Configuration > Local Users and Groups > Groups > Administrators >Right Click > Properties > Members > Add > Object Types > Tick “Computers” > Then add in the server name of the SCCM Server > Apply > OK.

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Finally re-try the SCCM installation.

 

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