SCCM 2012 Prerequisite Checker from a command prompt and run primary site checks

1. Open a command prompt and browse to \SMSSETUP\BIN\X64 or ConfigMgrInstallationPath\SMSSETUP\BIN\X64.
or
2. Copy the files from following location and check
(I) In Windows Explorer, browse to one of the following locations:
• \SMSSETUP\BIN\X64.
• \SMSSETUP\BIN\X64.
(ii) Copy the following files to the destination folder on the other computer:
• prereqchk.exe
• prereqcore.dll
• basesql.dll
• basesvr.dll
baseutil.dll

3. Type prereqchk.exe and choose from the following command-line options to check requirements for a primary site installation.
Example : Prereqchk.exe /noui
Usage examples (optional options are displayed in brackets):
• prereqchk.exe /NOUI
• /PRI
Verifies that the local computer meets the requirements for the primary site.
• /SQL
Verifies that the specified computer meets the requirements for SQL Server to host the Configuration Manager site database.
• /SDK
Verifies that the specified computer meets the requirements for the SMS Provider.
• /JOIN ]
• /MP ]
• /DP ]
• /ADMINUI
• /SEC
When you run the command-line, unless you use the NOUI option, Prerequisite Checker opens and starts scanning the specified servers using prerequisite checks applicable to the specified command-line options. Prerequisite Checker creates a list in the Prerequisite result section for any problems found.

4. Click an item on the list for details about how to resolve the problem. You must resolve all items in the list that have an Error status before you install the site server, site system, or Configuration Manager console. You can also open the ConfigMgrPrereq.log file in the root of the C drive to review the prerequisite checker results.

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