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I have just started implementing SCCM 2007, and would like to test it out on only one machine. I believe I have set the boundaries correctly, but am having trouble with the Discovery methods to select one machine into the db.

Is there a way to select a single machine into SCCM explicitly, either via script or gui?

SCCM is very powerful for large swaths of machines, but I can't seem to find the simple way.

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You can add a single machine through with the import computer information wizard.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb632330.aspx

Cheers, -Mathew

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Just install the client, and once the client establishes a connection to the server, create a static collection that contains one workstation.

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+1, Forget scrips, imports, and arcane configurations. As Duff said, just install the client and it will be added once it contacts the MP. –  Chris S Dec 16 '10 at 17:47
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Can you create a collection specifying the ip address or mac address of the machine you want to add?

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http://ccmexec.com/?p=364

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-1, Link-without-comment style posts are strongly discouraged here. Links can die without warning, so in 2 years this answer may be useless. Include the high points of the linked page, the questioner can then follow the link if they need more information. –  sysadmin1138 Dec 16 '10 at 23:58
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