CSM for SCCM - Requirements for SCCM

Centero Software Manager Integration Client integrates to SCCM environment and needs access to SCCM environment and also file system locations used by CSM Integration Client.

1. SCCM requirements

  • Supported versions
    • Current branch
    • 2012 R2
  • At least one distribution point group
  • Collections that will be used for deployments

2. Service account requirements

  • Password set to never expire
  • SCCM PowerShell usage permissions (instructions in step 4.)
  • At least Application Administrator role is SCCM
    • Task Sequence Auto Update feature requires additional Operating System Deployment Manager role

3. File system permissions

  • Service account and all users who use CSM Integration Client UI must have administrative access to server (where CSM Integration Client will be installed) or at least these permissions:
    • Full Control to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Centero\Agent registry key
    • Modify permissions to %ProgramData%\Centero\Software Manager folder structure (this folder structure is created during CSM Integration Client installation but this can also be created manually before installation)
    • Modify permissions to network share where applications will be downloaded (verify that both share and folder permissions allow modification)


If your application download network share is located on a different server, you must also add modify permissions to network share for the computer object of server where CSM Integration Client is installed.

4. PowerShell connection

  1. Open System Center Configuration Manager and select Connect via Windows PowerShell
  2. Make Microsoft as trusted publisher for PowerShell scrips by choosing A (always run)