SCCM Configmgr identify count of Direct membership rules ,collection Schedule Refresh Types

Collections in Configmgr play a crucial role .If you want to do anything(can be software deployment,OSD ,Client agent settings,Software updates,compliance etc) in configmgr against clients,you a collection . Being Configmgr administrator, it is always important to look at collection performance ,if they are scheduled well and do some maintenance like identifying collections that take longer…
SCCM Configmgr 2012 Create device collection using the User Department attribute

  Recently ,I have got a request from the business unit manager on the reboot of computers due to patch management (applicable to Applications as well) .The Custom client device setting ‘ Display temporary notification to the user ' (shown below) set with 480 minutes across the enterprise workstations but specific department (ex: Engineering), not…
SCCM Configmgr 2012 SSRS Report client policy request or Days Since Last Communication older for specific collection

  Being as SCCM Configmgr administrator,your primary aspect is to maintain health of your sccm clients for application deployment,software updates,inventory etc. Questions often come up in forums ,email list asking for ,list of computers not contacted the server since X days (25) or how do I know the clients who’s policy request is old or…
SCCM  2012 Collection SSRS report with No SEP client or SEP Client is older version

Rolled out new Symantec endpoint Protection (SEP) Version to clients across all the sites. After few days ,report (All application deployment –Basic)  says ,around 100+ computers still running on old version which did not upgraded to deployed version.Out of these 100+ clients,some of them already have deployed version if I check via resource explorer (also…
How to Upgrade Clients to SCCM 2012 R2 CU4

It has been almost month for now ,since the release of Configmgr 2012 R2 CU4.To know more about what CU4 includes,you can refer the KB3026739 article http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3026739. Installation of Configmgr 2014 CU4 is similar to installation of previous Cumulative updates and it is straight forward. If you miss to install the Previous Cumulative updates,you can…