SCCM Configmgr Get count of software updates with its severity (Critical,Important,Moderate and Low)

Quick post on how to get count of list of updates or count of updates in your Configuration Manager with severity categorised as Critical,Important,Moderate and Low. In order to get this information count of updates with severity, you first need to identify what the SQL views that store this information about software updates. Get the…
SCCM Configmgr Unable to run SSRS reports due to HTTP 500 Internal Server Error

Setting up Configuration Manager current branch (1702) lab for testing. While running the Configmgr reports using IE browser ,http://servername/Reports/Pages/Folder.aspx ,it failed with error code HTTP 500 Internal Server Error. SQL server installed locally on Configmgr box . I have seen this error couple of time but i don't remember what was the solution to get…
SCCM SSRS The report parameter has a default value or valid value that depends on the report parameter UserSIDs.Forward dependencies are not valid

  Other day,I was trying to create my first SCCM Configmgr SSRS report with RBA (role based administration) what it means is ,data for all reports included with Configuration Manager is filtered based on the permissions of the administrative user who runs the report. Administrative users with specific roles can only view information defined for…
SCCM Configmgr report for local admins and local group members

  I had a requirement to generate report to list members (users/groups) of local administrators group on servers for auditing purpose. Finding the users/groups who are member of  local administrator group manually or scripting is tedious task on all servers .If you are managing the devices with configuration manager ,you can leverage Configmgr tool to…
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…