SCCM Design Steps – Explained in Detail – Part # 2

This Post is in continuation to Post # 1 on SCCM Design and Architecture .  – Part # 1

Now , As we have seen that in our SCCM Design we have :

With these Specifications let us Design our SCCM Environment :

Server Names : One SCCM Server ( , Domain Controller ( ) , Role Server ( , 4 Distribution point Servers)

SCCM Design Document by Abheek

Download the PDF and Visio Version of this SCCM Design Document as :

SCCM Design Document by Abheek PDF

How Many Client Machines for One Distribution Point

A lot of SCCM Admins and Architects struggle to find answer to this question : ” How Many Machines per Distribution Point “

 The answer to this question is tricky and depends on a number of things . However a ball parking figure could be ” 25 – 30 Machines per DP for a 1.5 MB link ” . I have safely assumed that you are considering Patching , Hardware Inventory , Software Inventory , OSD , and other features . 


Note : This post is AS IS . Your actual environment might need few extra Considerations .


However you still need to check the Network usage , Peak Usage , What features you are including in your SCCM Environment.