How to find who initiated restart of SCCM Configmgr Client

  Colleague of mine has received request to check why did the SCCM client (server OS) rebooted during office hours and more details about the reboot (who initiated etc.). I started looking at this request to find out whether the client was rebooted due to windows patching or any applications pushed by SCCM. During my…
SCCM Configmgr Failed to download prerequisite files due to Internet Settings not allow to download file

  Working on setting up the new hierarchy for SCCM Configmgr Current Branch 1606. As part of installation process ,it ask for prerequisite downloads folder and for it ,I can either choose Download Required files (it will download from internet )or Use  previously downloaded files (download the files on any machine that has internet access…
SCCM Configmgr 2012 R2 SP1 download content from Microsoft updates causing client stuck at downloading policies

Since few days ,have been working on case with Microsoft on client issue wherein ,some clients stuck at downloading the policies/jobs and remain in Queued state without any reason and they never get deployments. When you deploy the software update group to collection ,you will have to put a special attention to configuration setting in…
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 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…
How to Monitor Configuration manager Console Usage Data

With system Center Configuration manager Build Update 1602 (Current branch ) ,we can now monitor the Configuration manager console usage data . In previous versions of configmgr ,there is no records in database to see who are the users connecting to SCCM console ,though this information is tracked in SMSProv.log, but no stored information for…
Why don’t I see SCCM Configmgr 1602 updates in my console ?

As you already aware that ,the new version of SCCM Configmgr ( V1511 and later ) uses an in-console service method called Updates and Servicing that synchronizes with the Microsoft cloud service to get updates which allow you to install from within the Configuration Manager console.  This process will get updates that are applicable to…
SCCM CMtrace tool corrupt error message The file either does not exist or could not be accessed.Do you want to continue anyway

  Few days ago,I had an issue while reading log files using Configmgr CMTrace tool.I tried opening the .log file to read the content but it failed to display the content and instead,it keep prompting me error message ‘The file either does not exist or could not be accessed.Do you want to continue anyway’. for…