Update 1/30/2013: I don’t recommend this as a primary way to install the SCCM agent on computers now that there is a supported solution from Microsoft, this was just a temporary workaround until SCCM SP1 was released.

In this blog post I’m going to document the high level steps to get the SCCM agent (Pre beta 1) on Server 2012, Windows 8 and this can be used also as a secondary method to catch any machines that didn’t get the agent installed by client push or WSUS depending on your main deployment method for the client.
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In this blog post I will cover the steps to create a key file to sign a MP for SCSM. You will need an install of Visual Studio. If you don’t have a license for the full version of visual studio you can down an express version http://www.microsoft.com/visualstudio/eng/products/visual-studio-express-products. Once you have Visual Studio installed you need to open the Developer Command Prompt.

Type “sn –k <Filename.snk>”

Save this key file for future use with the SCSM Authoring tool.