SCCM Collection–how to identify devices that have old AD system discovery timestamp ?

SCCM has multiple discovery methods help you discover devices on your network, devices and users from Active Directory, or users from Azure Active Directory (Azure AD). Read more about the discovery methods in SCCM https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/servers/deploy/configure/about-discovery-methods AD system discovery help to discover computer resources that can be used to create collections and queries. You can also…
Check Microsoft office activation status using SCCM Compliance Settings

I did detailed blog post on 'how to get  office 365 proplus activation status' with help of extended MOF file and inventory changes. With this method ,you will get the activation details such as user email address, shared computer activation etc. For more information, please refer http://eskonr.com/2018/10/how-to-get-office-365-proplus-activation-status-and-excluded-apps-etc-using-sccm-configmgr/ . This method requires extension of MOF files…
How to install volume licensed versions of Project 2016 and Visio 2016 on computer that has office 365 proplus (Click-to-Run)

I have worked on couple of office 365 proplus rollout projects. In all projects ,one of the critical task is to manage MSI based deployments for visio/project 2016 on computer that runs office 365 proplus (Click-to-Run). Click-to-Run is the technology used to install Office 365 proplus subscription based .Windows Installer technology (MSI) was used to…
How to find custom hardware inventory classes imported (MOF) into ConfigMgr database

Configuration Manager site database contains a large collection of information about the network, computers, users, user groups, and many other components of the computing environment. Being SCCM Admin, you need to understand the different categories of the SQL views, what information is stored in each view, and how the SQL views can be joined to…
How to install SCCM Client from Microsoft Intune for Co-managed and CMG – Notes from the field

I had setup SCCM Cloud Management gateway and Co-management for small customer who would like to extend their SCCM operations to windows 10 devices which are connected to internet. The cloud management gateway (CMG) provides a simple way to manage Configuration Manager clients on the internet. By deploying the CMG as a cloud service in…
Clean up your WSUS database for better performance and SCCM software update compliance

Introduction: With the recent Current Branch updates starting from 1806 , Microsoft is making good improvement on Software updates maintenance but there is lot to come in the near future. Read the Software updates maintenance tasks available in SCCM https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/sum/deploy-use/software-updates-maintenance Many SCCM Admins think that ,installing WSUS ,doing initial configuration and configuring SUP role is…