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…
SCCM Configmgr 2012 Troubleshoot Client software update issues

  One of most important and critically used feature in configuration manager 2012 is  Software updates .It is always challenging and import task for any sccm administrator to achieve good patch compliance success rate within the given SLA(Service level agreement).Patch compliance success rate is depends mainly on heath of your SCCM clients and some times…

Trying to run the patch compliance report based on OU per Software update Group (For October 2014) ,report is available to download from http://eskonr.com/2014/11/sccm-configmgr-2012-patch-report-ou-based-compliance-status-per-update-group/ . Report shows some good success rate but still there are computers with unknown status .Unknown status means,these clients do not report anything to CM DB whether they required patches or…

Had a problem with sccm 2012 client installation today,it keeps generating error code 1638 from ccmsetup.log . File C:\Windows\ccmsetup\{181D79D7-1115-4D96-8E9B-5833DF92FBB4}\client.msi installation failed. Error text: ExitCode: 1638 Use ctrl+L to find the error code description for 1638, it says “Another version of this product is already installed. Installation of this version cannot continue. To configure or remove…
SCCM Configmgr 2012 Hardware Inventory Error class name not found in the mapping table mp_hinv.log

working on some Inventory Customizations.I need to get some registry information into Configmgr Database.For this,I have to do MOF changes to both configuration.mof and hardware inventory from Default Client settings. How to get the MOF Syntax ? I have used mark’s Regkey2mof tool .This tool will provide you both configuration.mof and clientsettings mof . with…
Configmgr 2012 Software Center returned error code 0x0041013 (-2147217389)

While Upgrading Clients from Configmgr 2007 to Configmgr 2012,we see lot of issues with respect to client failure like client is installed with exit Code ‘0’ but software center do not work as intended,client is installed but no policies etc. I had interesting issue recently during the client up-gradation from CM07 to CM12.Client was installed…