Collections for Windows 7 and Server 2008 OS

By default in SCCM,you do not have separate collections for Windows 7 or server 2008 OS as like you have in Windows XP and server 2003.You can create a query based collection using the following method/ query. collection for windows 7: Right click on collections and say new collection ,go to query based collection and…

There might be the scenario where you will be looking for computers which doesnt have particular application installed on.Create a new collection and copy the below  simple WQL query which list you all computers there by you can advertise the application package onto it. select SMS_G_System_SYSTEM.Name from  SMS_R_System inner join SMS_G_System_SYSTEM on SMS_G_System_SYSTEM.ResourceID = SMS_R_System.ResourceId where SMS_G_System_SYSTEM.Name…

2 weeks back,working on patching issues in SMS 2003 which are having some trouble.there are lot of systems which failed the patches due to windows update agent doesnt exisit on the machines(identified the cause because of this) more information look here .It is bit hard to find the systems by looking at resource explorer and finding if…

In my last post http://eskonr.com/2010/01/sccm-report-for-applications-installled-on-computers-with-without/ showed how to create sccm report to list computers with different versions of application installed on computers. This is to list the computers in collection rather report. Create a collection and edit the query ,paste the following into it. select *  from  SMS_R_System inner join SMS_G_System_ADD_REMOVE_PROGRAMS on SMS_G_System_ADD_REMOVE_PROGRAMS.ResourceId = SMS_R_System.ResourceId where…

There are some warnings under component system for MP_control_manager bcz of client machine are not approved and MP is rejecting the policys that are requesting from the client (MP has rejected a policy request from GUID:d0400dcb-68a9-4b64-92af-daa70db2a53a because it was not approved. The operating system reported error 2147942405: Access is denied.) It might be difficult in…

this post is just to make the application deployment easier.when you deploy any application to a collection,you might see faliure,no status and waiting.I had similar issues(number count was more).This collection gives you list of systems with faliure/no status/waiting status for particular advertisement.if you need more ,just customise it. Collection: select sys.ResourceID,sys.ResourceType,sys.Name,sys.SMSUniqueIdentifier,sys.ResourceDomainORWorkgroup,sys.Client from sms_r_system as sys inner…

If you are looking for a collection to query all the machines only from a particular OU not the SUB OU .Let say ,I have Top OU called Workstations\comp(120 systems) in eskon.net domain and in turn it has 3 sub OU's OU1(10 systems),OU2(20 systems),OU3(49 systems). Here is the simple query to get machines only from TOP OU called workstations.…