SCCM Configmgr How to deploy VMware tools (32bit and 64bit ) using Application deployment method

Other day ,I have got a request to install/update VMware tools (32bit and 64bit) on servers that are running on VMware platform to latest version (as per the vsphere server version or what requester needs). VMware Tools is a suite of utilities that enhances the performance of the virtual machines guest operating system and improves…
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 Current Branch 1606 is now available

Yesterday (22-July-2016) Microsoft released new version of SCCM Configmgr Current Branch 1606 (YY MM) with lot of new features and improvements to the existing features. You can install this update via in-console update. You can update to latest version of SCCM Configmgr Current branch 1606 either from Configmgr 1511 or 1602 using in-console update. This…
SCCM Configmgr 1602 Available for Technical Preview 4

Microsoft is doing fabulous job on System Center configuration manager product  by enhancing ,adding the new features ,update the existing features in the form of Technical preview’s before making them to Production version and they listen the ideas ,suggestions reported through Configuration manager User Voice https://configurationmanager.uservoice.com/forums/300492-ideas A day before (18th Feb 2016) ,Microsoft released Configmgr…
How to Upgrade Clients to SCCM 2012 R2 CU4

It has been almost month for now ,since the release of Configmgr 2012 R2 CU4.To know more about what CU4 includes,you can refer the KB3026739 article http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3026739. Installation of Configmgr 2014 CU4 is similar to installation of previous Cumulative updates and it is straight forward. If you miss to install the Previous Cumulative updates,you can…

Cumulative Update (CU) 4 which replaces Cumulative Update 3 for Configuration manager 2012 SP1 is now available that describes the issues that are fixed and the functionality updated. CU4 addresses the below issues that are fixed: Software distribution Operating System Deployment Administrative console Application Virtualization Endpoint Protection Site Server For all the details and a…

Status of Specific Advertisement can get from Default available report but what if you want to find the status of specific advertisement with its LastAcceptanceStatusTime greater or less than X days. Full Details :http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/configmgrreporting/thread/30e4dbda-982b-43dc-8665-8dd142925d4f DECLARE  @olddate datetime         ,@NullVal datetime SET @olddate = DATEADD(day,-5, GETUTCDATE()) select adv.AdvertisementName 'Application', sys.Name0 'System', LastAcceptanceStateName 'Acceptance', sts.LastAcceptanceStatusTime 'AcceptTime_GMT', sts.LastStatusMessageIDName…

Previous report list the packages which are successfully distributed to Distribution Points http://eskonr.com/2012/06/sccm-report-total-number-of-packages-targeted-to-dp/ This post gives you more information about package status for selected distribution Point. Report for packages which are Pending: select s.sitecode,s.packageid,p.name,s.sourceversion as "dpversion",p.storedpkgversion as latesteversion from v_PackageStatusDistPointsSumm s join smspackages p on s.packageid = p.pkgid where s.installstatus !='Package Installation complete' and s.servernalpath…