Here is another report today ,to list all the computers with their maintenance window setting and are part of which collection. The maintenance window information( collection ID,Description,time etc.) is available from SQL view called v_ServiceWindow. Below is the report to display all the computer with their maintenance window settings .You can also limit this collection…

Report to list all the computer where the discovery agent time shows older than 30 days. This you can find out if you right click on the computer ,go to properties and see Agent name[0] (ex:SMS_AD_SYSTEM_DISCOVERY) respect to Agent time[0] for the above discovery method which will be the recent date. select a.Name0,b.AgentName,b.AgentTime from v_R_System…

Today,I come across several advertisement status message IDs for a particular advertisement which can be viewed under system status--->advertisement status. I,Thought of sharing the excel sheet with you about all the advertisement status message ID’s with its description along with. This might be helpful in creating reports or collections with status message ID’s. Download the…

I would like to list some of the basic SCCM Site hirarchy terminology that will be used in Planning and designing Primary and secondary sites and child sites as well.http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb680436.aspx  and http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb693570.aspx Choose Between Primary Sites, Secondary Sites, and Branch Distribution Points What is Primary site : •It has its own site database •Primary site can Managed directly through…
SCCM Client installation Troubleshooting steps Check list

Seen Lot of questions/help in many forums on the SCCM client issues like client is not reported in SCCM console ,site code unsuccessful, Client is installed but Console shows NO and other problems. Thought of preparing  basic check list that will help configmgr guys to start troubleshooting the issue and fix the problem. Here is the…

If your boss ask to get list of laptops which are managed by SMS or SCCM.what do you do and how do you get that. Right click on computer and go to resource explorer to identify the computer is Laptop or Desktop ? You can identify if the computer is Laptop or Desktop based on…
SCCM Collection to Determine what Version of BITS(BackGround Intelligence Transfer Protocol) on Computers

How to Identify the computers which has What version of BITS(Background intelligence Transfer service) installed onto it. Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) transfers files (downloads or uploads) between a client and server and provides progress information related to the transfers. You can also download files from a peer and it is Needed in Asynchronously transfer…

This article describes how to troubleshoot Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) 2003 Advanced Client and Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Client installation issues when you use the Client Push installation method. There are some issues that can potentially occur when you deploy a client by using the Advanced Client Push install method. This article…