Configmgr 2012 SSRS Report Count Client Versions

We have been seeing many hotfixes and Cumulative updates for configmgr 2012 product .For each hotfix /CU level,the client version will get change. As you test and deploy these hotfixes /CU's in your environment ,you are also required to maintain the environment both clients and server client to the same level as your site running.…

This is continues to my Previous post (Part 1) that we saw yesterday on how to install Configmgr 2012 R2 CU1 on Primary Site. In this post,we will see how to install CU1 on Site Server s Secondary Sites,Admin Console and Clients. Installation of CU1 on secondary Site can be done in 2 ways depends…

Configmgr 2012 R2 Cumulative Update 1 released today(Mar 28,2014), to know more about this update,refer http://eskonr.com/2014/03/configmgr-2012-r2-cumulative-update-cu1-released/ Installation of any Cumulative Update is straight forward process (so Far) by clicking Next,Next ,Next and is simple to consider but you should be cautious before doing the upgrade like taking up the backup of Configmgr and should be…

Most awaited and First SCCM Configmgr 2012 R2 Cumulative Update 1 KB2938441 which was expected to be released in Q2 (as per the news from various forums) but Microsoft decided to release it early and here it is for you. There has been many DCR’s(Design Change Request) raised by several of Configmgr guys and my…

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…

Few days back,I was working on Client health remediation issues.for this activity,I created some cool SSRS reports based on client health statistics,you can find them on the below link:  http://eskonr.com/2014/05/sccm-configmgr-2012-ssrs-dashboard-client-health-summary-report/ With above report,found that ,Count of missing clients very few hundred which is 2% from total --not bad  but still need to install the client…
SCCM Report Applications packages assigned to specific collection with user experience settings

Recently there was a question asked in the forum about 'How to get list of applications ,packages assigned to specific collection with its deployment settings like user experience ,Deployment action like install or uninstall etc' . If you are in need of identifying the list of applications or packages deployed to specific collection with its…
Configmgr Client Error ccmsetup failed with Exit Code 1603 MSI Could not access network location %APPDATA%

Recently,I was troubleshooting configmgr 2012 client issue ,the installation keeps failing with error code :1603 (from ccmsetup.log) ,error says ,”Fatal error during installation”. in addition to this,I see something interesting about network access location %APPDATA%. MSI: Could not access network location %APPDATA%\. File C:\Windows\ccmsetup\{181D79D7-1115-4D96-8E9B-5833DF92FBB4}\client.msi installation failed. Error text: ExitCode: 1603 Action: CostFinalize. ErrorMessages: Could not…