Managing windows updates using Configuration Manager and Group policy

When a Configuration Manager client is installed and configured to use the software updates agent, it will automatically configured with a local Group Policy setting that specifies the Configuration Manager software update point. The Group Policy setting used is the intranet Microsoft update service location, specified as a Windows Update computer administrative template. The following…
Update rollup available to resolve Client issue downloading ccmsetup content from cloud DP (CMG)–KB4575790

Microsoft has released another update rollup (KB4575790) to fix client setup content download issue from CMG distribution point. The following listed issues and the rollup update is available in updates and servicing node only if you have installed the recently released update rollup KB 4578605 for Configuration Manager 2006 build. If you have not installed…
Using PowerShell script to extract the status messages for SMS provider, Site and client in Configuration Manager

Over the last couple of years, I have been using this method to extract the status messages for various components in Configuration Manager such as SMS provider, Site server and client. These status messages critical and useful when it comes to troubleshooting the components, clients etc. Status messages are similar to Windows NT Events and…
What is new in Configuration Manager 2006 for custom reports

Microsoft has released Microsoft Endpoint Manager Configuration Manager build 2006 (MEMCM) via the opt-in method (fast-ring) on 8th of August, followed by slow-ring (GA) on 31st Aug. If you want to install a new Configuration Manager site (fresh build), you can download the baseline version which is 2003 from the volume licensing portal, and then do an…