Using Scripts to trigger software updates remotely from the SCCM console

A quick blogpost to trigger the installation of software updates (missing/failed/available in software Center) remotely from the console using built-in scripts feature. If you have deployed software updates to your clients and during the windows update compliance check, you found that, the clients are still reporting as non-compliance (required). There could be several reasons why…
System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) Installation Error code 0x8004FF91

I had provisioned a windows server 2012 R2 (Yes, it is 2012 R2) and while installing the SCEP client (System Center Endpoint Protection client installation files are picked from current branch 2010), it failed with the following error code. Setup - Cannot complete the System Center Endpoint Protection installation. An error has prevented the System…
What is new in Configuration Manager 2010 reporting

Microsoft has released update 2010 for Endpoint Manager Configuration Manager , the last build for this year with some great and enhanced features, for a complete list, please refer to https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/mem/configmgr/core/plan-design/changes/whats-new-in-version-2010 This build version is currently available for you to install via opt-in method (fast-ring). You can download the script from and run it on…
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…
Deploy task sequence to user based collection in Configuration Manager Technical Preview 2010

Another month pass by and Microsoft released Technical preview for Configuration Manager 2010. These technical previews will be released every month and is for lab purpose ONLY. For more information about the technical preview and how to use it, please refer https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/mem/configmgr/core/get-started/technical-preview The active baseline version as of today for technical preview is 2007 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…