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Config Manger 2012 SDK–Prerelease

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Holy Cow–PDF technical documentation for the entire System Center suite

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Notes from the Minnesota System Center Users Group

  Last Friday at the Minnesota System Center Users Group I had the pleasure of seeing Wally Mead speak! His session lasted about three hours and he covered Config Manger 2012 SP1. Configuration Manger 2012 – SP1 – probably won’t … Continue reading

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Windows 8 with Hyper-V

Last Friday at the Minnesota System Center Users Group I had the pleasure of seeing Wally Mead speak!  I noticed that Wally had Windows 8 on his laptop, but he was also using Virtual Machines.  I asked him if those … Continue reading

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SCCM Client Inventory and WSUS Scan state

Here is a view that you can use to see SCCM Client inventory and WSUS scan state information. CREATE view [dbo].[v_SCCM_Health_Check] as select distinct a.name0 as ‘MachineName’ , a.itemkey , a.operating_system_name_and0 as ‘OperatingSystem’ , os.CSDVersion0 as ‘OS_ServicePack’ , a.client0 as … Continue reading

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TechFuseMN – 2012

I will be speaking at TechFuseMN on Thursday May 17th.  Here are links to a couple of the SCCM 2012 tools that I will be using. Right Click Tools -  http://sms-hints-tricks.blogspot.com/2011/08/configmgr-2012-console-extensions.html More Right Click Tools (since I have no idea … Continue reading

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Powershell–Schedule a SCCM Advertisement

One of the business units I work with needed to deploy an application using SCCM.  So far so good right?  Then they said that they only wanted it to run between 23:00 and 06:00.  So now you are thinking about … Continue reading

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Moving the SMSSIG$ and SMSPKGSIG folders in SCCM

Just by reading the title of this post you can rest assured that the s**t hit the fan on one of my SCCM Primary Sites today!  One of our drives was almost full and it turned out that the SMSSIG$ … Continue reading

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Patch Compliance Calendar

I received a request a few weeks ago to create a report that had one row for each server and then one column per month / year.  In the column would be an asterisks if the server is compliant for … Continue reading

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Software Update Reports

Do you ever use the Software Updates reports that are built into SCCM?  Have you ever wanted a report that details information about patch compliance on a particular collection of machines?  List Of All Updates This report will list the … Continue reading

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