Month: August 2017

Increase SCCM log file size

In previous versions of SCCM extending the size of the log files was as easy as open SCCM Service Manager, selecting the component, and increase the log file. That doesn’t work in SCCM CB.  My friend Garth Jones @GarthMJ has a great post on how to get more out of your log files. http://www.enhansoft.com/blog/how-to-increase-the-size-of-sccm-2012-site-server-log-files

IIS Log File Cleaning

The other day I noticed that my SCCM Site Server’s C drive was almost full.  After some searching, I found that the directory C:\Inetpub\Logs\Logfiles was consuming all of the drive space. Now, I don’t recall ever being told to clean IIS Log Files, but all of my peers seem to know about it!!  Thus, that […]

SCCM Fast Ring–Good or Bad (hint….bad!)

Last week I noticed that a colleague of mine had upgraded their SCCM environment to 1706.  This person manages well over 100,000 endpoints, so I figured 1706 was good to go.  Nope! First, a bit of information regarding fast ring and regular ring.  Fast Ring for ConfigMgr is technically beta.  This means that even though […]

Reading Task Sequence Variables in WinPE

Now and then you may have a need to read a task sequence variable during the OSD process. Today was one of those days. I had just modified a step in my task sequence and used the variable %OSDisk%. Well, the task failed. So……I put a pause in the task sequence and used PowerShell to […]

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