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 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 check if allow clients to use fallback source location for content is selected or not

  Have seen couple of times on SCCM Configmgr forums asking for ‘How to get applications /deployment types that has allow clients to use fallback source location for content ’ is checked or not. Allow fallback source location for content: This feature is designed to allow client to gain access (fallback) to content that is…
SCCM Configmgr software update scan failed OnSearchComplete – Failed to end search job Error 0x80072ee2

Other day,I was looking at the client health dashboard which I published long ago https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/SCCM-Configmgr-2012-SSRS-2863c240 . From the dashboard report ,noticed that couple of clients were having software update scan issues . If client fail to perform success software update scan ,it is out of patching window and client will never send or receive any…
SCCM Configmgr SQL query to find Top X missing updates for specific collection for specific update group

Since few days ,I am working on a customized Software update compliance dashboard report with some Pie charts for management to see how the patch compliance progress for each Business Unit (I say business unit means for each country). Management are interested to see the overall patch compliance summary for each country (focused on servers…
Download SCCM Configmgr CB 1606 SQL views documentation

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. With this new update ,there are also couple of newly added SQL views compared to its previous update (1602) which will help us to…