SCCM Configmgr powershell to enable the option software update deployment re-evaluation behaviour upon restart

  With Configuration manager 1606 ,new feature was added to software updates section which is called ‘Run software updates compliance scan immediately after a client installs software updates and restarts’ . This feature really helps to run a software update compliance scan immediately after a client installs software updates and restarts.This feature enables the client…
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…
Configmgr PowerShell script to create deployments for multiple software update groups to multiple collections

Introduction: Software update groups provide you with an effective method to organize software updates in your environment. Software update group consists of multiple software updates (metadata Only) .You can manually add software updates to a software update group or automatically add software updates to a software update group by using an ADR. One of the…
SCCM Configmgr How to get list of deployments set to OverrideServiceWindows and RebootOutsideOfServiceWindows

Introduction: Few months ago ,we had an issue with one of the deployment (it was software updates) that was deployed to collection with override service window due to emergency patch to be installed on the clients. Deployment went fine and results were positive .All good ,but after few days ,some clients were added to the…
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 2012 R2 SP1 download content from Microsoft updates causing client stuck at downloading policies

Since few days ,have been working on case with Microsoft on client issue wherein ,some clients stuck at downloading the policies/jobs and remain in Queued state without any reason and they never get deployments. When you deploy the software update group to collection ,you will have to put a special attention to configuration setting in…
SCCM Configmgr software update scan failed OnSearchComplete – Failed to end search job Error 0x80072ee2

Other day,I was looking at the client health dashboard which I published long ago https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/SCCM-Configmgr-2012-SSRS-2863c240 . From the dashboard report ,noticed that couple of clients were having software update scan issues . If client fail to perform success software update scan ,it is out of patching window and client will never send or receive any…
SCCM Configmgr SQL query to find Top X missing updates for specific collection for specific update group

Since few days ,I am working on a customized Software update compliance dashboard report with some Pie charts for management to see how the patch compliance progress for each Business Unit (I say business unit means for each country). Management are interested to see the overall patch compliance summary for each country (focused on servers…