A. Previously, you had to perform schema changes with SMS from within the SMS installation wizard. Microsoft has changed this procedure in SCCM 2007, based on customer feedback. Now, you perform the AD schema update via the extadsch.exe tool, which you'll find in the SCCM 2007 media's \SMSSETUP\BIN\I386 folder. The only file you need is extadsch.exe, which you can copy to the schema master domain controller (DC).

To get the detail about the schema-update process, navigate to the root of the drive where the tool was executed and open the extadsch.log file, which should look like the following:

Modifying Active Directory Schema - with SMS extensions.
DS Root:CN=Schema,CN=Configuration,DC=lab,DC=savilltech,DC=net
Defined attribute cn=MS-SMS-Site-Code.
Defined attribute cn=mS-SMS-Assignment-Site-Code.
Defined attribute cn=MS-SMS-Site-Boundaries.
Defined attribute cn=MS-SMS-Roaming-Boundaries.
Defined attribute cn=MS-SMS-Default-MP.
Defined attribute cn=mS-SMS-Device-Management-Point.
Defined attribute cn=MS-SMS-MP-Name.
Defined attribute cn=MS-SMS-MP-Address.
Defined attribute cn=mS-SMS-Health-State.
Defined attribute cn=mS-SMS-Source-Forest.
Defined attribute cn=MS-SMS-Ranged-IP-Low.
Defined attribute cn=MS-SMS-Ranged-IP-High.
Defined attribute cn=mS-SMS-Version.
Defined attribute cn=mS-SMS-Capabilities.
Defined class cn=MS-SMS-Management-Point.
Defined class cn=MS-SMS-Server-Locator-Point.
Defined class cn=MS-SMS-Site.
Defined class cn=MS-SMS-Roaming-Boundary-Range.
Successfully extended the Active Directory schema.
Please refer to the SMS documentation for instructions on the manual
configuration of access rights in active directory which may still
need to be performed. (Although the AD schema has now be extended,
AD must be configured to allow each SMS Site security rights to
publish in each of their domains.)