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ConfigMgr 2007 Network Utilization

For some of you wondering on the fact of network utilization for SCCM 2007, here are some numbers generated from tests conducted by Microsoft. Use this for capacity planning purposes for now until a tool (like for SMS2003) is produced…I hope!

Amount of Network Traffic Generated.

 

Object type

Network traffic in bytes (includes header content)

Site server installation

 

Schema update to Active Directory domain controller

140,186

Schema replication

5920

Management point installation with Active Directory schema extension

27,030

Server locator point installation with Active Directory schema extension

26,153

Client agent object

 

DDR

5442/4976

Hardware inventory – full (115 KB/125 KB received)

164,543/20,127

Hardware inventory – delta (3.5 KB/5 KB received)

4110/5215

Software inventory – full (149 KB/184 KB received)

188,966/91,903

Software inventory – delta (139 KB/139 KB received – no changes)

261/261

Software metering (14 products run 10 times each; 30 KB/34 KB received)

49,306/16,358

Server locator point requests from client

 

Server locator point IP boundary request

259

Server locator point Active Directory boundary request

260

Server locator point IP and Active Directory boundary request

273

Active Directory Server locator point requests from clients

 

Client machine policy request

4966

Client user/user Group Policy request

8064

Client policy request reply

200 (if no policy changes; otherwise, depends on number of policies)

Client policy body

Up to 50 KB for regular policies; with software metering, depends on number of software metering rules

 

Enjoy!!!

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2 responses

  1. Sand Veel

    It is very helpful.

    It will be nice if you can share setup used to capture utilization numbers.

    Also do you have similar numbers for OpsMgr?

    Thanks,
    Sand

    January 18, 2011 at 6:26 pm

    • Unfortunately I don’t have for OpsMgr. Sorry 😦

      February 14, 2011 at 4:58 pm

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