Unlike SCCM 2007,lot of changes with respect to sccm 2012 hierarchy, additional features,roles and look wise. Log files are most Coveted for any kind of troubleshooting in sccm without which troubleshooting is Problematic and they are heart for troubleshooting. Several log files are added in sccm 2012 because of its new features and added roles.…

While working SCCM 2012,we come across many words and sometimes we look for the terms what does it mean. Listed terms below should give you what each does so call it as SCCM 2012 Dictionary. Active Directory Delta Discovery A discovery option that allows Configuration Manager to discover only new or changed resources in Active…

We already know that Configuration Manager no longer uses the reporting point; the reporting services point is the only site system role that Configuration Manager now uses for reporting. The reporting services point is a site system role that is installed on a server that is running Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services. The reporting services…
Installation of Software Update Role in SCCM 2012

When you have a Configuration Manager hierarchy, install and configure the software update point at the central administration site first, and then install and configure the software update points on other sites. Some settings are only available when you configure the software update point on a central administration site, or stand-alone primary site, and there…

Have been using nice SCCM 2007 right click tools by Rick Houchins available from http://myitforum.com/cs2/blogs/rhouchins/archive/2008/04/09/sccm-right-click-tools.aspx that will help troubleshooting sccm clients and make them healthy with minimal steps… and now Configuration manager 2012 is out so we need SCCM 2012 right click tools to get the job Done easily for us… Thanks to Ryan Ephgrave…

  The Application Approval Workflow (AAW) extends your application approval process. End users can easily request applications on-demand directly through the Configuration Manager Application Catalog or via redirection from the Service Manager Self-Service Portal. Application requests requiring approval are routed to Service Manager where custom approver lists and activities can be configured based on user…

The ConfigMgr 2012 Package Conversion Manager (PCM) tool allows administrators to convert their legacy SCCM 2007 packages and programs into the new ConfigMgr 2012 Application and Deployment Types. This applies for all legacy packages apart from virtual APP-V packages that will automatically be converted to the new application model during the migration process. Once your…