Good news to Configmgr guys.Yesterday Microsoft announced another Free book called “Microsoft System Center: Troubleshooting Configuration Manager “ which talks about site hirarchy,distribution points,understanding configuration manager components,log files,troubleshooting scenarios. I think this guide will provide you to understand various components of Configuration Manager on both the server and client side work together while performing the…

Full details:http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/systemcenter/en-US/82a7862a-fc1c-4c45-9635-ee44489c2673/file-inventory-report-query-by-name-count-and-machineid?forum=configmgrreporting   select cs.Name0 [Computer name],COUNT(*) as [No of Times] from v_GS_SoftwareFile SF,v_GS_COMPUTER_SYSTEM cs where FileName like '%.mdf%' and SF.ResourceID=cs.ResourceID group by cs.Name0 order by 2 desc
Download SCCM Configmgr 2012 R2 SQL Views

Long ago,posted Configmgr SP1 SQL Views in spreadsheet which you can download it via post http://eskonr.com/2013/04/download-sccm-2012-sql-views-documentation/. SQL Views are very useful while working with reports and it saves lot of time in searching the particular information if you are unsure where it resides. SQL Views provides the information help you in creating custom reports, determine…
SCCM Configmgr 2007 Software Updates Stuck at Preparing for Installation Error sending DAV request HTTP code 404 status ‘Resource Not Found’

Second Tuesday of every month called Microsoft patch Day 🙂 Patches get released and configmgr* guys busy in testing ,moving them to production. As usual, I have Downloaded the patches,added to the package,deployed to Distribution Points ,all returned success (Decompressed the PCK successfully).Until here Good. While testing the patches on one of the server,it just…

We have been seeing many hotfixes and Cumulative updates for configmgr 2012 product .For each hotfix /CU level,the client version will get change. As you test and deploy these hotfixes /CU's in your environment ,you are also required to maintain the environment both clients and server client to the same level as your site running.…

Few Days ago,Microsoft released Cumulative Update 3 (supersedes Cumulative update 2 ) for Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 which has around 18 fixes related OSD,Powershell,Software Distribution etc. More about the hotfix and download refer http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2882125 Installation of Cumulative Update 3 on Configurations manager SP1 is straight forward.you would need to follow the steps,next,next ,done. This Cumulative…