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…

Content Prestage in Configmgr 2012 is a new/Updated feature from its previous Version Configmgr 2007(Preloading).Content Prestaging is mainly used for the sites which has Slow or costly network connectivity. When you are creating new site Distribution Point at remote location with Slow connectivity,you cannot distribute the missing packages due to bandwidth constraints.Configmgr 2012 allows you…
Configmgr 2012 PowerShell script add packages applications Drivers to Distribution Point

In my previous blog post,i discussed about how to compare 2 distribution points to see if they both have any applications mismatch or not.This blog post talks about how to distribute the missing applications to the Distribution Point/s. I have used basic inbuilt Configmgr PowerShell commands for this activity,to know more about avilable powershell cmdlets in Configmgr,read…

Quick post on the Distribution Point availability Error.Primary Site cannot check the availability of the Remote Distribution Point servers and Sitestat.log generating error messages continuously for DP servers “omGetServerRoleAvailabilityState could not read from the registry on CMDP01.eskonr.com; error = 6:” “Failed to get the Availability State on server CMDP01.eskonr.com for role SMS Distribution Point.” How…

In my previous blog post,i talked about how to compare 2 distribution points to see if they both have any applications mismatch.This blog post talks about how to distribute the missing apps to the Distribution Point. I have used basic inbuilt Configmgr powershell commands for this activity,more via here Note:Use the package names as input…

Powershell Scripting made things lot more easier in Configuration Manager 2012.You can automate console operations by using Windows PowerShell cmdlets.For list of Configmgr SP1 cmdlets,refer http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj821831(v=sc.10).aspx Manually Refresh of the Distribution Points for a specific package in Configmgr 2012 is not easy as it was in CM07. Started using the Powershell script for simple tasks…
SCCM Configmgr 2012 How do I Refresh the Application after change in source Files or source Location

Quick Post: You have created an Application in Configmgr 2012 and distributed to Distribution Points.Later for reason,you have decided to add/change/Update the files to the package source location. In Configmgr 2007,we do this by right click package, Update the package,which will take the changes to All Distributed Sites. In Configmgr 2012,The option is replaced with…