Select “Client Status Reporting” from the main installation wizard under the “Additional Content” section. You can also browse to the “Client Status Reporting” folder on the CD as the install will take you there anyways.
Launch the “Clientstatusreporting” MSI.
Select “I accept the license agreement” and select “Next”.
Select the destination folder and select “Next”.
Select “Next” to start the installation.
You will have a new menu option in the Start menu. Launch the “Configure Client Status Reporting” to finalize the installation.
On the “Site Settings” tab, you will need to configure the SQL server and instance, along with what account you want the Client Status reporting to run under. I typically will configure it to use the local system account.
On the Options tab, you will want to select the “Update Configuration Manager 2007 site database with inactive client information”, you will also want to configure the client activity periods for your environment.
On the Schedule tab, you will want to enable the Client pulse settings along with the Client ping settings. You will also want to configure the schedules for those settings.
Select “Import Objects” on the Reporting node.
Browse to the path you see below. Then select “Open”.
After the reports have been imported, you can see them listed in the reports folder.