If you are Performing package cleanup,this query might help you to Identify how many packages with no advertisements(standard advertisement and Task Sequence) so you know What action to Take next! select  v_Package.PackageID, v_Package.Name,v_Package.SourceVersion,v_Package.SourceDate from dbo.v_package Where packageID not in (select PackageID from dbo.v_Advertisement)and PackageID not in (SELECT ReferencePackageID FROM v_TaskSequenceReferencesInfo) and v_Package.name not like '%osd%'…

Justin Gao Documented how to deploy Win 8 Using SCCM 2012 SP1 Beta as System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 beta Supports now. In this post , Justin documented how to use System Center 2012 Configuration Manager(SCCM 2012) SP1 Beta to deployment Windows 8 .     Including these parts: Configuring a Distribution Point to Support…

Today I was looking at Packages to see how many packages are created without any distribution Points added. This might help you in identifying whether these packages are really needed to be in SCCM or archive them. This below report will help you in achieving this. select PackageID,Name,Version,SourceDate from v_Package where PackageID not in (select…
Run as sccm client center tool (Switch Authentication)

We all know about what is SCCM client center tool and what it does. Roger Zander who has developed this application (SCCM Client Center) basically to troubleshoot SMS/SCCM 2007 Client related Issues.This also provides lot many features to troubleshoot all kind sccm client related issues more http://sccmcat.codeplex.com/. Download Client center Tool for Configuration manager 2007…

we see lot of file extensions from inbox folders while replicating information to Child sites .what really these files do and  what information do they carry ? This post is basically talks about what  type of files generated during site-Site Replication. Sometimes I wonder that the file Type is when working with replication issues and…

  SCCM 2007 Components are critical to perform its activities and if any of the component is stopped(some components start when they have work to do like Discovery methods are only start if discovery runs) ,you may see issues respective to that Component(Ex: Distribution Manager stopped,nothing process about packages). Some of the components that involved…

Once you are done with installation/configuration of the sites/Distribution Point,you start distributing the content to it.sometimes you may have to check if the site which you configured has all the content that serve for clients to receive packages. For this,you can compare the newly configured server with already existing server  which has all the content…