To prevent and or stop SCCM from installing server components and it’s associated data on to a specific drive or partition first off check to make sure hide extensionsis turned off.
- Open Control Panel and click Folder Options
- Now make sure or untick Hide extentions for known file types
Click ok and close control panel.
- Create a new file (Text file…) and give it the name “NO_SMS_ON_DRIVE” Now remove the current file extension .txt/.rtf… and replace with .SMS (It MUST have the file extension .SMS)
- Now place it in the root of the partition you done wish SCCM to use and a store.