SCCM Configmgr software update scan failed OnSearchComplete – Failed to end search job Error 0x80072ee2

Other day,I was looking at the client health dashboard which I published long ago https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/SCCM-Configmgr-2012-SSRS-2863c240 . From the dashboard report ,noticed that couple of clients were having software update scan issues . If client fail to perform success software update scan ,it is out of patching window and client will never send or receive any…
SCCM Configmgr SQL query to find Top X missing updates for specific collection for specific update group

Since few days ,I am working on a customized Software update compliance dashboard report with some Pie charts for management to see how the patch compliance progress for each Business Unit (I say business unit means for each country). Management are interested to see the overall patch compliance summary for each country (focused on servers…
SCCM Configmgr how to clean ccmcache content older than x days using compliance settings

A friend of mine (you know who you are) asked help (kind of) ,how to clean up the content inside ccmcache folder in better way instead of using script to deploy it as application/package/task sequence . I would recommended to use compliance settings(configuration item/configuration baseline) to deploy the script on schedule basis (monthly once or…
SCCM Configmgr Get the Update Compliance Status for multiple Update groups against Multiple collections using SQL query without reporting

Recently ,we had an issue with SCCM Configmgr Reporting services role (Remote SQL sitting on VM was crashed ,blog post coming soon ) and we were unable to generate reports mainly for the Software update compliance status that happens every month. This post is about ,how to check the software update compliance status for the…
SCCM Configmgr Software update Compliance Report for multiple Software Update groups per collection

  Long ago ,did blog post on How to get software update compliance for specific update group per collection with drill down report to list the Required/missing ,unknown clients with some additional information like recent hardware inventory, last update scan results ,OS etc . This report will only work for single software update group per…
SCCM Configmgr identify count of Direct membership rules ,collection Schedule Refresh Types

Collections in Configmgr play a crucial role .If you want to do anything(can be software deployment,OSD ,Client agent settings,Software updates,compliance etc) in configmgr against clients,you a collection . Being Configmgr administrator, it is always important to look at collection performance ,if they are scheduled well and do some maintenance like identifying collections that take longer…
SCCM Configmgr Upgrade Assessment Tool Available

  Microsoft released SCCM Configmgr Upgrade Assessment Tool that provides administrative users with information that they can use to determine if the computers that are managed by System Center Configuration Manager can run Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10. The Upgrade Assessment Tool provides the following functionality: Retrieves device driver compatibility information for installed…