SCCM 2012 Deployment How to change security permissions to specific folder using icacls with Application Detection rules

  Problem Description: Users (AD Security Group called: eskonr\domain Users) from specific project in the organization do not have admin privileges on their computers (don’t ask why)  .I have an application (Matrix ) which is installed using Configuration manager 2012 and users are using this application for their daily routine activities without any issues so…
SCCM Configmgr 2012 Powershell script How to delete multiple packages applications Driver packages what else ?

Long Ago,wrote a powershell script to add packages,applications,driver packages,Boot Images etc to selected Distribution Points,more information http://eskonr.com/2014/02/configmgr-2012-updated-powershell-script-add-packages-applications-drivers-to-distribution-point/ As Configmgr admin,we will be doing some maintenance cleanup activities monthly or quarterly for applications,packages,drivers ,collection etc.I will write another post  on ,how to identify the packages which are not used from longer period by Configmgr clients. Removing…
SCCM Configmgr 2012 How to change Custom Data source to Shared Data Source for multiple SSRS reports

Background: I had a requirement to not allow others except Configmgr admins to deny access to Configmgr 2012 Console, also to Configmgr SQL Database access (this can be done by revoking access from SSRS_Read Group.If the users are part of this group,they can install SQL and try to connect to configmgr database remotely to run…

In my Previous blog,I posted script On How to Refresh/Redistribute One package on List of Distribution Points http://eskonr.com/2013/09/sccm-configmgr-powershell-script-refresh-package-on-multiple-distribution-points/ This post talks about how to Refresh / Redistribute list of packages to Single distribution Point. import-module F:\sccm\AdminConsole\bin\ConfigurationManager.psd1 #Change the site Code $SiteCode = "P01" #provide the path list of packages to be Refreshed $packages =GC "C:\scripts\pkglist.txt"…

Powershell Scripting made things lot more easier in Configuration Manager 2012.You can automate console operations by using Windows PowerShell cmdlets.For list of Configmgr SP1 cmdlets,refer http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj821831(v=sc.10).aspx Manually Refresh of the Distribution Points for a specific package in Configmgr 2012 is not easy as it was in CM07. Started using the Powershell script for simple tasks…

In System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, you can no longer deploy a secondary site server using Setup (wizard or scripted). Instead, you must use the Configuration Manager console to create a new secondary site. This is less than ideal if you want to deploy several secondary sites or want to automate the process for any…