SCCM Configmgr Get count of software updates with its severity (Critical,Important,Moderate and Low)

Quick post on how to get count of list of updates or count of updates in your Configuration Manager with severity categorised as Critical,Important,Moderate and Low. In order to get this information count of updates with severity, you first need to identify what the SQL views that store this information about software updates. Get the…
SCCM Configmgr report for local admins and local group members

  I had a requirement to generate report to list members (users/groups) of local administrators group on servers for auditing purpose. Finding the users/groups who are member of  local administrator group manually or scripting is tedious task on all servers .If you are managing the devices with configuration manager ,you can leverage Configmgr tool to…
SCCM Configmgr How to get clients maintenance window with custom dates (Past and Future )

Introduction: Maintenance windows in Configmgr help to ensure that client configuration changes occur during periods that do not affect the productivity of the organization. Following Operations can be performed during the Maintenance window: Software update deployments Compliance settings deployment and evaluation Operating system deployments Task sequence deployments More about MW https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh508762.aspx?f=255&MSPPError=-2147217396 Problem: So ,If you…
SCCM Configmgr how to find applications with no deployments as part of maintenance tasks

  Introduction: One of my blog reader asked question about ‘There is report in your blog to find out packages that has no advertisements created,but is there similar report to find applications with no deployments created’. I found this question is valid and is needed if you want to perform maintenance tasks like cleanup packages,applications,collections…
SCCM Configmgr 2012 SSRS Report Content Status with Compliance – Console View

This post is an extension to my previous article to view the content status for the applications,packages,driver packages,software updates,windows images using SSRS report instead of Console. Few people contacted me ,if there is way to get the status /Report of all packages on all Distribution points with its compliance % and other information what is…
SCCM 2012 SQL Query count updates from Software update groups if they are bigger than hard limit 1000 or not

In Configuration manager 2012,the update limit per update-deployment group has been increased (hard limit) to 1000 where was in Configmgr 2007,it was just 500 updates.More information about the hard limit and further questions ,worth reading the blog post by Kevin http://blogs.technet.com/b/server-cloud/archive/2012/02/20/managing-software-updates-in-configuration-manager-2012.aspx The hard limit is --the list of software updates what you see in software…
sccm 2012 SQL Query Get software updates that are downloaded but not in any software update group

Software update groups in Configmgr 2012 simplifies lot of administrative work ,which simply  contains list of updates (must be downloaded before you add any updates) merged to single deployment (can have multiple deployments for single software update group). Coming to the subject line, It is necessary (during cleanup activity) to find software updates that are…