SCCM Configmgr How to make SCUP console settings available for all users and make the database as shared

If you are using SCUP (system Center Update Publisher) tool to manage 3rd Party updates integrated with Configuration manager, there are 2 things which you need to look at . 1) The settings that are configured in SCUP Console are per user specific and stored in User profile (user.config in C:\Users\%UserName%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Scup2011.exe_StrongName_XXXXXXXXXX) 2) Database file that…
SCCM Configmgr Failed to initiate install of WSUS updates, error = 0x80246002

While i was checking the software update compliance reports for Microsoft and Non-Microsoft (3rd party updates ,SCUP integrated) ,i see that ,compliance report looks good for Microsoft but not for 3rd party updates. SCCM Version: Configmgr Current Branch 1702 with SCUP integrated for 3rd party updates. During the investigation on 1 client, found that ,it…
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: Updated: This post is valid only if your Configmgr is running Current Branch 1702 and above versions due the change in powershell cmdlet New-CMSoftwareUpdateDeployment . 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…
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…