Various methods to get the Uninstallation String for particular application.You can go with MOF changes to get uninstall string from registry(HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall and HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall ) using Mark regkeytomof or You can use BDNA Normalize. Now aDays ,most of the organizations are converting Applications to MSI with more customizations with unattended installation  except some applications which has msi…

SCCM Inbox Folders plays Vital Role in troubleshooting problems with different components. You should keep an Eye on the inbox folders for a backlog of files that wait to be processed. There are various methods to monitor the inbox folders (tools/Scripts etc). This Post is going to be focus on Despooler.Box\Receive and clean up files…
SCCM Patch compliance Report Last 1 month for specific Collection

Update: SSRS Report for Configuration manager 2012 (all Versions) is available on http://eskonr.com/2014/02/configmgr-ssrs-report-patch-compliance-statistics-last-30-days/ In my previous blogs,I posted couple of reports for Patch compliance status based on the KB/MS ID numbers . SCCM Patch Compliance Progress report:  http://eskonr.com/2009/10/patch-status-compliancesoftware-updates-report-in-sms-sccm/ Software Update Compliance Status on Specific Collection : http://eskonr.com/2009/09/report-for-software-update-report-for-software-update-compliance/ SCCM monthly Patch statistics report http://eskonr.com/2011/10/sccm-monthly-patch-statistics-reports-to-the-management-in-a-simplified-manner/ This report is going to…

When you deploy software updates using SCCM/configmgr to clients ,patch status will be sent back to SCCM site.It is always good to know the Last state ID's and its state names for custom reporting. Below are the available Last state ID's and State Names. These state IDs do exist in SQL View called v_GS_PatchStatusEx .   LastState LastStateName…

  Collection to check if any of Primary or Secondary site not installed with SUP Role or any other Role? select SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceID,SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceType,SMS_R_SYSTEM.Name,SMS_R_SYSTEM.SMSUniqueIdentifier,SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceDomainORWorkgroup,SMS_R_SYSTEM.Client from SMS_R_System where SMS_R_System.SystemRoles like "SMS Site System" and SMS_R_System.ResourceId not in (select ResourceID  from  SMS_R_System where SMS_R_System.SystemRoles like "SMS Software Update Point") Collection can be modified to check if any of the…
How to get AD computer info into SCCM Configmgr 2007/2012 Database ?

Getting Active Directory information into SCCM Database can be done by configuring Active Directory discovery Methods in SCCM Configmgr but there are cases, wherein some of the computers may not be discovered or Computers do not exist in AD but do available in SCCM Database. I used MaikKoster Old blog post as reference and made some customization's/Updates…
SCCM Configmgr Failed to insert SMS Package because SDM Type Content is not present in the CI_Contents table. Will try later

Recently I had major issue while replicating the patch packages to sites and they started experiencing the problem to process the patch information (CID and SDMpackages). I am really not sure if this is because of recent MS patch released in October 2012,More info can be found here  ,due to this,all the revised updates (which…