SCCM Configmgr 2012 How to clean software updates files only from client ccmcache folder

  There are many blog post online ,that discuss about Configuration manager client cache ,how it works, also many questions about content cleanup from ccmcache folder,cache size is increasing beyond the Cachesize limit etc. when you install Configuration manager client,by default it choose the cache location as %windir%\ccmcache with default size 5GB unless you explicitly…
SCCM Configmgr 2012 How to make CMtrace tool as default log viewer for reading .log files for all users

  This post is pending since long and finally has come out. CMtrace.exe (Configmgr guys favorite tool) is  log file viewer which is friendly ,lot more easier to files with .log extension .To know more about about cmtrace log and its benefits,  read Garth post here . This tool can be downloaded from Configuration manager…
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…
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…
SCCM Configmgr 2012 Powershell script cleanup duplicate obsolete and outdated computers Via Task Scheduler

This post is continuation to my previous post on how to clean outdated computers from configmgr Database. More info refer , http://eskonr.com/2014/03/sccm-configmgr-2012-delete-duplicate-obsolete-records-etc-using-collections/ Through this post,i will show you to create Powershell script cleanup duplicate obsolete and outdated computers Via Task schedule that deletes the computers from specific collections to maintain configmgr database healthy. In my…
SCCM Configmgr 2012 Powershell script How to delete multiple packages applications Driver packages what else ?

Long Ago,wrote a powershell script to add packages,applications,driver packages,Boot Images etc to selected Distribution Points,more information http://eskonr.com/2014/02/configmgr-2012-updated-powershell-script-add-packages-applications-drivers-to-distribution-point/ As Configmgr admin,we will be doing some maintenance cleanup activities monthly or quarterly for applications,packages,drivers ,collection etc.I will write another post  on ,how to identify the packages which are not used from longer period by Configmgr clients. Removing…
SCCM Configmgr 2012 How to change Custom Data source to Shared Data Source for multiple SSRS reports

Background: I had a requirement to not allow others except Configmgr admins to deny access to Configmgr 2012 Console, also to Configmgr SQL Database access (this can be done by revoking access from SSRS_Read Group.If the users are part of this group,they can install SQL and try to connect to configmgr database remotely to run…