SCCM Configmgr 2012 Troubleshoot Client software update issues

  One of most important and critically used feature in configuration manager 2012 is  Software updates .It is always challenging and import task for any sccm administrator to achieve good patch compliance success rate within the given SLA(Service level agreement).Patch compliance success rate is depends mainly on heath of your SCCM clients and some times…
How to Upgrade Clients to SCCM 2012 R2 CU4

It has been almost month for now ,since the release of Configmgr 2012 R2 CU4.To know more about what CU4 includes,you can refer the KB3026739 article http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3026739. Installation of Configmgr 2014 CU4 is similar to installation of previous Cumulative updates and it is straight forward. If you miss to install the Previous Cumulative updates,you can…
SCCM 2012 Deployment How to change security permissions to specific folder using icacls with Application Detection rules

  Problem Description: Users (AD Security Group called: eskonr\domain Users) from specific project in the organization do not have admin privileges on their computers (don’t ask why)  .I have an application (Matrix ) which is installed using Configuration manager 2012 and users are using this application for their daily routine activities without any issues so…
SCCM Configmgr 2012 SSRS Report Count MS Office Versions

  Recently , I worked on MS Office upgrade project to 2013 and before I take any action on this,I need to identify /get count of all MS Office Versions installed on the computers that are managed by Configuration manager 2012. There is no default Configmgr report that provide you this information ,so you must…
SCCM Configmgr 2012 SSRS Patch Compliance Report Per Collection Per Update Group

In order to check the Patch compliance/Deployment status,there are some default reports ,one of the widely used report to know the compliance status for specific Update group on specific collection is –>Compliance 1-Overall Compliance. But the sub report /drill down/Linked report to view the list of non complaint computers do not provide you the required…
How to Uninstall Microsoft Office Security Updates using Configuration manager 2012

There are multiple posts online, discuss about how to uninstall Windows updates if something goes wrong with deployed patches, but I did not find anything related to Office security updates. In this post,I will discuss about, How to Uninstall Microsoft Office Security Updates using Configuration manager 2012. Background: With the release of December 2014 patches, A…

This is quick post on how to get list of Applications that are deployed to users requires approval . more Details ,refer https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/644ff540-4eb0-49b6-97f4-094cada74c6a/viewing-deployments-that-require-approval?forum=configmanagerapps Run the following SQL query to know apps that require Approval. select app.displayname [Application Name],app.manufacturer [Manufacturer],app.numberofdeviceswithapp [No of Devices with this App],app.numberofuserswithrequest [No of Requests] from fn_ListApplicationCIs(1033) app, v_UserTargetedApps uta where uta.ci_id=app.ci_id…