SCCM Configmgr How to make SCUP console settings available for all users and make the database as shared

If you are using SCUP (system Center Update Publisher) tool to manage 3rd Party updates integrated with Configuration manager, there are 2 things which you need to look at . 1) The settings that are configured in SCUP Console are per user specific and stored in User profile (user.config in C:\Users\%UserName%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Scup2011.exe_StrongName_XXXXXXXXXX) 2) Database file that…
SCCM Configmgr Clean Old Client logs that contain SCNotify and SCClient using Compliance Settings

Few months ago ,i wrote blog post about how to use Compliance Settings to clean content in ccmcache folder. For more information, please refer http://eskonr.com/2016/08/sccm-configmgr-how-to-clean-ccmcache-content-older-than-x-days-using-compliance-settings/ This blog post is about deletion of client log files that contain SCNotify and SCClient. What does these logs capture information about ? SCNotify_<domain>@<username>_1.log : Records the activity for notifying…
SCCM Configmgr Get count of software updates with its severity (Critical,Important,Moderate and Low)

Quick post on how to get count of list of updates or count of updates in your Configuration Manager with severity categorised as Critical,Important,Moderate and Low. In order to get this information count of updates with severity, you first need to identify what the SQL views that store this information about software updates. Get the…
SCCM Configmgr Unable to run SSRS reports due to HTTP 500 Internal Server Error

Setting up Configuration Manager current branch (1702) lab for testing. While running the Configmgr reports using IE browser ,http://servername/Reports/Pages/Folder.aspx ,it failed with error code HTTP 500 Internal Server Error. SQL server installed locally on Configmgr box . I have seen this error couple of time but i don't remember what was the solution to get…
SCCM Configmgr powershell to install Distribution Point role on multiple computers

Installing the distribution point on workstation or server is straight forward method from console .All you need is ,an account that has local admin rights on remote computer to install IIS components and install DP role. To install Distribution point role on remote computer, Open configuration manager ,go to administration node, expand site configuration ,right…
SCCM Configmgr Failed to initiate install of WSUS updates, error = 0x80246002

While i was checking the software update compliance reports for Microsoft and Non-Microsoft (3rd party updates ,SCUP integrated) ,i see that ,compliance report looks good for Microsoft but not for 3rd party updates. SCCM Version: Configmgr Current Branch 1702 with SCUP integrated for 3rd party updates. During the investigation on 1 client, found that ,it…