SCCM remote control failed to do Handshake in Server. An existing connection was forcibly closed by the remote host Error 80072746

You can use Configuration Manager remote control to remotely administer, provide assistance, or view any client computer in the hierarchy. You can use the remote control to troubleshoot hardware and software configuration problems on client computers and to provide support. Configuration Manager supports the remote control of all workgroup computers and domain-joined computers that run…
Client assignment failed from http to pki with error code failed to verify message could not retrieve certificate from MPCERT

Starting in version Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager current branch 1910, we can use the optional feature called BitLocker management to manage BitLocker Drive Encryption (BDE) for on-premises Windows clients. It provides full BitLocker lifecycle management that can replace the use of Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring (MBAM). Configuration Manager doesn't enable this optional feature by…
SCCM Collection–how to identify devices that have old AD system discovery timestamp ?

SCCM has multiple discovery methods help you discover devices on your network, devices and users from Active Directory, or users from Azure Active Directory (Azure AD). Read more about the discovery methods in SCCM https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/servers/deploy/configure/about-discovery-methods AD system discovery help to discover computer resources that can be used to create collections and queries. You can also…
Check Microsoft office activation status using SCCM Compliance Settings

I did detailed blog post on 'how to get  office 365 proplus activation status' with help of extended MOF file and inventory changes. With this method ,you will get the activation details such as user email address, shared computer activation etc. For more information, please refer http://eskonr.com/2018/10/how-to-get-office-365-proplus-activation-status-and-excluded-apps-etc-using-sccm-configmgr/ . This method requires extension of MOF files…
How to find custom hardware inventory classes imported (MOF) into ConfigMgr database

Configuration Manager site database contains a large collection of information about the network, computers, users, user groups, and many other components of the computing environment. Being SCCM Admin, you need to understand the different categories of the SQL views, what information is stored in each view, and how the SQL views can be joined to…
Clean up your WSUS database for better performance and SCCM software update compliance

Introduction: With the recent Current Branch updates starting from 1806 , Microsoft is making good improvement on Software updates maintenance but there is lot to come in the near future. Read the Software updates maintenance tasks available in SCCM https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/sum/deploy-use/software-updates-maintenance Many SCCM Admins think that ,installing WSUS ,doing initial configuration and configuring SUP role is…