Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Award [MVP]

  OverJoyed …..I got an email yesterday from the Microsoft MVP Award team saying that ,I have been awarded with Microsoft MVP award in Enterprise Mobility for 2017. I am extremely proud and honored to receive this award. I started blogging (www.eskonr.com) in year 2009 to to share my technical views,tips and tricks that I…
SCCM Configmgr How to make SCUP console settings available for all users and make the database as shared

If you are using SCUP (system Center Update Publisher) tool to manage 3rd Party updates integrated with Configuration manager, there are 2 things which you need to look at . 1) The settings that are configured in SCUP Console are per user specific and stored in User profile (user.config in C:\Users\%UserName%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Scup2011.exe_StrongName_XXXXXXXXXX) 2) Database file that…
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 Configmgr Failed to initiate install of WSUS updates, error = 0x80246002

While i was checking the software update compliance reports for Microsoft and Non-Microsoft (3rd party updates ,SCUP integrated) ,i see that ,compliance report looks good for Microsoft but not for 3rd party updates. SCCM Version: Configmgr Current Branch 1702 with SCUP integrated for 3rd party updates. During the investigation on 1 client, found that ,it…
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 Current Branch Remote Console connectivity issues Insufficient privilege to connect, error Access is denied

Since few days ,i have been working on the SCCM console connectivity issues from remote box. This is completely new setup replacing the existing CAS with primaries and going with flat design (1 Primary site.There is blog post coming soon on the SCCM design considerations and notes from the field ) As part of setting…