SCCM Configmgr 2012 SSRS Report Clients assigned to what Management points

Brief information about proxy MP before we jump into the subject. Proxy Management Point(On Secondary Site) used mainly to avoid the excessive bandwidth usage over Slow Network links between clients located in the boundaries of a secondary site By Default,Proxy management Point and Distribution Point role will be enabled and installed with secondary site. More…

Quick post on the Distribution Point availability Error.Primary Site cannot check the availability of the Remote Distribution Point servers and Sitestat.log generating error messages continuously for DP servers “omGetServerRoleAvailabilityState could not read from the registry on CMDP01.eskonr.com; error = 6:” “Failed to get the Availability State on server CMDP01.eskonr.com for role SMS Distribution Point.” How…

Microsoft released System center 2012 R2 Configuration manager tool kit which contains fifteen downloadable tools to help you manage and troubleshoot Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager both clients and server. List of tools available after you install the Configmgr 2012 R2 tool kit are listed below: Note:* mark represents the the tool is…

Update: This post is updated after the Configmgr 2012 R2 CU1 hotfix released as this fix will resolve the subject line Issue. I recently had interesting issue with Configmgr 2012 SP1 CU3 client.Many Optional applications in Software Center changes to 4/10/1998 for  ‘Available After’ This issue was posted on several forums but there is no…

In my previous blog post,i talked about how to compare 2 distribution points to see if they both have any applications mismatch.This blog post talks about how to distribute the missing apps to the Distribution Point. I have used basic inbuilt Configmgr powershell commands for this activity,more via here Note:Use the package names as input…

Good news to Configmgr guys.Yesterday Microsoft announced another Free book called “Microsoft System Center: Troubleshooting Configuration Manager “ which talks about site hirarchy,distribution points,understanding configuration manager components,log files,troubleshooting scenarios. I think this guide will provide you to understand various components of Configuration Manager on both the server and client side work together while performing the…

Few Days ago,Microsoft released Cumulative Update 3 (supersedes Cumulative update 2 ) for Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 which has around 18 fixes related OSD,Powershell,Software Distribution etc. More about the hotfix and download refer http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2882125 Installation of Cumulative Update 3 on Configurations manager SP1 is straight forward.you would need to follow the steps,next,next ,done. This Cumulative…