SCCM Collection for devices online with green checkmark

This is quick blog post on how to create device collection for computers that are online and showing the green checkmark.

When a configuration manager client is installed,it will have the following status code indicating the device. For more information about device client status, please refer here

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How do we create a collection for clients that are online? 

Collections uses WQL and following is the WQL syntax you can use to create the collection.

we will use wmi class called SMS_CollectionMemberClientBaselineStatus which has the client online status information. This information comes from the client notification that uses BGB/fast channel.

This collection uses sub-selected query.

select SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceID,SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceType,SMS_R_SYSTEM.Name,SMS_R_SYSTEM.SMSUniqueIdentifier,
SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceDomainORWorkgroup,SMS_R_SYSTEM.Client from SMS_R_System where SMS_R_System.ResourceId in
(select resourceid from SMS_CollectionMemberClientBaselineStatus where SMS_CollectionMemberClientBaselineStatus.CNIsOnline = 1)

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If your configuration manager is running on 2010, you will have option to preview the results. Click on the play button to see the results before you confirm the changes.

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Save the collection and wait for few seconds before the data appear.

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Based on the device collection membership, the results get updated.

If you want to create a reports based on the online status, you can refer http://eskonr.com/2016/04/how-to-query-clients-collection-or-ssrs-ssrs-with-online-status-in-sccm-configmgr-1602/

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