Guide: How to remove a Primary Site in SCCM 2007

Removing a Primary Site in System Center Configuration Manager 2007 is not quite the same as removing a Secondary Site.

Basically, what you need to do is to de-attach the Primary Site from it’s Parent (The Central Site).

Here is how you do it:

Open the SCCM console:

How to remove a Primary Site in SCCM 2007

Connect to the Site Database of the Primary Site -> Right-click the Primary Site and select Properties

How to remove a Primary Site

Change from “Report to parent site:” to “Central site” 

How to remove a Primary Site in SCCM 2007

Press OK and the uninstallation of the primary site will start 🙂 If you connect to the Central Site, you will see that it will not be visible any more.

How to remove a Primary Site in SCCM 2007

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