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…
SCCM Configmgr check if allow clients to use fallback source location for content is selected or not

  Have seen couple of times on SCCM Configmgr forums asking for ‘How to get applications /deployment types that has allow clients to use fallback source location for content ’ is checked or not. Allow fallback source location for content: This feature is designed to allow client to gain access (fallback) to content that is…
How to find who initiated restart of SCCM Configmgr Client

  Colleague of mine has received request to check why did the SCCM client (server OS) rebooted during office hours and more details about the reboot (who initiated etc.). I started looking at this request to find out whether the client was rebooted due to windows patching or any applications pushed by SCCM. During my…
SCCM Configmgr troubleshooting guides for reference

  Since few months ,Microsoft publishing some great guides (deep dive) on SCCM Configmgr understanding and troubleshooting process ,tips and tricks that will help Configmgr administrators in solving issues. It is really hard to find these useful links through search engines when needed for reference and to  send it internally for the team to go…
SCCM Configmgr client issue SCClient.exe Entry Point Not Found WININET.dll could not be located in the dynamic link library

  Few days back ,I was helping friend of mine ,who had some issues with SCCM Client and he was unable to launch Software Center .When he try to open Software Center application,it immediately pop-up with error code as shown below . SCNotification has stopped working . The procedure entry point HttpsisHostHstsEnabled could not be…
SCCM Configmgr How to deploy VMware tools (32bit and 64bit ) using Application deployment method

Other day ,I have got a request to install/update VMware tools (32bit and 64bit) on servers that are running on VMware platform to latest version (as per the vsphere server version or what requester needs). VMware Tools is a suite of utilities that enhances the performance of the virtual machines guest operating system and improves…