How to Monitor Configuration manager Console Usage Data

With system Center Configuration manager Build Update 1602 (Current branch ) ,we can now monitor the Configuration manager console usage data . In previous versions of configmgr ,there is no records in database to see who are the users connecting to SCCM console ,though this information is tracked in SMSProv.log, but no stored information for…
Why don’t I see SCCM Configmgr 1602 updates in my console ?

As you already aware that ,the new version of SCCM Configmgr ( V1511 and later ) uses an in-console service method called Updates and Servicing that synchronizes with the Microsoft cloud service to get updates which allow you to install from within the Configuration Manager console.  This process will get updates that are applicable to…
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 Upgrade Assessment Tool Available

  Microsoft released SCCM Configmgr Upgrade Assessment Tool that provides administrative users with information that they can use to determine if the computers that are managed by System Center Configuration Manager can run Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10. The Upgrade Assessment Tool provides the following functionality: Retrieves device driver compatibility information for installed…
SCCM Configmgr SQL Report get list of machines with one Version of application and exclude other versions

I had requirement from team to find out the clients that have one application (example Java) with one version installed and exclude clients that have multiple versions with same application installed. Lets take simple example . I have clients CLN01,CLN02,CLN03 and CLN04 and they have different versions of Java application installed on them. PC Name…