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 Unable to run SSRS reports due to HTTP 500 Internal Server Error

Setting up Configuration Manager current branch (1702) lab for testing. While running the Configmgr reports using IE browser ,http://servername/Reports/Pages/Folder.aspx ,it failed with error code HTTP 500 Internal Server Error. SQL server installed locally on Configmgr box . I have seen this error couple of time but i don't remember what was the solution to get…
SCCM SSRS The report parameter has a default value or valid value that depends on the report parameter UserSIDs.Forward dependencies are not valid

  Other day,I was trying to create my first SCCM Configmgr SSRS report with RBA (role based administration) what it means is ,data for all reports included with Configuration Manager is filtered based on the permissions of the administrative user who runs the report. Administrative users with specific roles can only view information defined for…
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 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…