3. Set up CMG

In this post we will set up the CMG. You can start from here if you already have HTTPS client communication configured, otherwise start with the previous post. We will address the following: Verify CMG name availability in Azure Azure Management certificate Create CMG certificates Set up DNS Set up CMG Validate CMG In the image below, in green, you can see the objects/communication we will set up 1. Verify CMG name availability in Azure CMG is a virtual server (2012 R2) in Azure cloud – name.cloudapp.net. This service will be set up by an SCCM API, directly into Azure, on the subscription we have as a prerequisite. However, it is recommended to check the availability of the name prior creating the certificates, in case the name is already taken login to Azure portal click create resource and type in “cloud service” select cloud service resource type and click Create type in the CMG resource name that you want to check. validate the green check sign just above .cloudapp.net once validated, close the portal – do not create the resource. SCCM will do this as part of the CMG set up. 2. Azure Management Certificates Azure Management certificates are required to establish the SCCM API – Azure trust. This connection is needed by the SCCM API to create and configure the CMG and CDP resources 2.1 Create Azure Management...

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