Recap about Deployment Re-evaluation Though name indicates what it does but still clearing questions if any. Re-evaluation on Software Updates Client Agent reevaluates(Recheck) software updates for installation status helps when Computers offline/Added newly to collection or removed patches from computers. Scenario: You have created A deployment with List of patches (100) and deployed to collection…

Today I was looking at Packages to see how many packages are created without any distribution Points added. This might help you in identifying whether these packages are really needed to be in SCCM or archive them. This below report will help you in achieving this. select PackageID,Name,Version,SourceDate from v_Package where PackageID not in (select…

Neil Peterson blogged about Cross Forest Support in #SCCM / #Configmgr 2012 into 4 series of guides and they are listed below. Introduction - Welcome to the last in this series of four articles examining cross forest support in 2012 Configuration Manager.  In the previous three postings I have examined configuration options for client management…

Our engineering team has had an amazing journey this past year with two key releases to help our customers improve their capabilities for deploying Windows in their enterprises.   As you know, we released Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2012 in April of this year to coincide with the Microsoft Management Summit (MMS) and this enabled a lot…

In a Big environment to know/work based on regional wide kind of doing some maintenance tasks in SCCM ,this would would help you to get you the count of Child sites reporting to primary. select ReportingSiteCode ,COUNT(*) as [Child sites] from v_Site group by ReportingSiteCode order by ReportingSiteCode

time to time while working with SCCM application virtualization, i come across several issues in troubleshooting why the virtual apps doesn't load correctly /why they don't go way when you say not applicable/not needed for someone using very powerful command WMIC. Here are some of the WMIC commands : What is WMIC : WMIC is…

was looking at machine to see what advertisements /packages are targeted to sccm client though you can get this information directly from SCCM reports if you have access else wrote a simple script which gives you what packages with program name,Command line used ,ADV ID,Package ID information. ON ERROR RESUME NEXT Set fso=CreateObject("scripting.filesystemobject") 'create text…