SCCM Current Branch Remote Console connectivity issues Insufficient privilege to connect, error Access is denied

Since few days ,i have been working on the SCCM console connectivity issues from remote box. This is completely new setup replacing the existing CAS with primaries and going with flat design (1 Primary site.There is blog post coming soon on the SCCM design considerations and notes from the field ) As part of setting…
SCCM Configmgr report for local admins and local group members

  I had a requirement to generate report to list members (users/groups) of local administrators group on servers for auditing purpose. Finding the users/groups who are member of  local administrator group manually or scripting is tedious task on all servers .If you are managing the devices with configuration manager ,you can leverage Configmgr tool to…
SCCM Configmgr Current Branch updates stuck at downloading for longer time WARNING Failed to extract the payload cab of package

  Today  I just finished in-place upgrade for one of my SCCM Configmgr 2012 R2 SP1 Site to Configmgr Current Branch 1606 and upgrade was very smooth without any issues. After the in-place upgrade completed successfully,launch the console, check for updates under updates and servicing node for 1610. For some reason update 1610 stuck at…
SCCM Configmgr how to manage clients in untrusted forest

Few weeks ago ,i was assigned with task to manage clients in untrusted forest using Configuration Manager 2012 R2 SP1.Yes, we are still running on Configmgr 2012 but soon (next few weeks) on Configmgr Current Branch . Scenario is ,I have a forest (intranet.asia) where SCCM 2012 R2 SP1 is installed and this is being…
SCCM Configmgr how to find applications with no deployments as part of maintenance tasks

  Introduction: One of my blog reader asked question about ‘There is report in your blog to find out packages that has no advertisements created,but is there similar report to find applications with no deployments created’. I found this question is valid and is needed if you want to perform maintenance tasks like cleanup packages,applications,collections…
SCCM Configmgr Current Branch update 1610 available

Microsoft released Update 1610 for SCCM Configmgr current branch (CB) that is available as an in-console update for previously installed sites that run version 1511, 1602, or 1606 which includes some great new features and product enhancements. This update (1610) includes lots of new features and enhancements in Windows 10 and Office 365 management, application…
Microsoft Deployment toolkit (MDT) build version 8443 is now available

The Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) is a free tool for automating Windows and Windows Server operating system deployment, leveraging the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) for Windows 10. Microsoft released new build version 8443 for Microsoft Deployment Toolkit with some quality updates. This build update requires Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) for Windows…