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Refreshing Windows Server / SCCM Knowledge [closed]

Where are the ultimate resources for Windows Server and related systems like SCCM to refresh my knowledge to be capable to administrate larger windows environments? I need a overview of the relevant ...
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Determining optimal maintenance windows for end-user system patching

What would be good information to use in order to identify and report on times when the highest number of transient end-user systems such as laptops are connected to the network? Available to me is ...
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Stop sccm task sequence deployment

I have deployed a 15 Mb application through SCCM to 10000 machines and its killing the network. Who can i stop the deployment of this task sequence. I have deleted the task sequence but the network ...
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SCCM 2012 | Collection does not list the member added Directly

In the Morning in SCCM 2012, I observed HourGlass on the collection after adding members for almost 3 hours. The collection was not updating. I removed the members and deleted the collection. I have ...
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Finding list of fonts for each PC

I am trying to find the best way to find a list of clearview fonts on each PC on our domain. Questions: 1.) Should I use SCCM & how? I've create a Query but I am getting nothing right now. I was ...
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Is it possible to Uninstall and Install applications at the same deployment in SCCM?

We installed an application to some client machines and we want to deploy the new version by 1) Uninstalling the prior version if there is, then 2) Installing the new version at the same step ...
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SCCM Server 2012 WMI Query For Missing Microsoft Patches On Specific Host

What is the appropriate WMI query to ask a 2012 SCCM server for a list of missing Microsoft patches on a specific host that the SCCM server manages. For example, say I want to check which patches are ...
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SCCM+ MS Office 2013 deployment

This is a 2 part question. Issue: I've created a script that executes the following scripts (in order) Officescrub10.vbs(created by microsoft), LyncRemove2010.vbs(i created), and ...
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Clearing Out SCCM Cache On Client Machine Automatically

I would like to run a script that clears out the SCCM cache on a client computer automatically. To do this, I have written a simple batch file: if exist %Windir%\ccmcache ( RMDIR ...
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SCCM - Query Powershell Version

I am trying to create create a query in SCCM to show how many computers are installed with the different Powershell-versions. I suspect we have a mix of v2,v3 and v4, but I need to know how many and ...
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Coexistence of Intel AMT and AMD DASH in SCCM 2012 R2

I'm wondering if it's possible to use Intel AMT and AMD DASH plug-ins in SCCM 2012 R2 to out of band manage clients? I've successfully implemented the Intel AMT plug-in, now I'm wondering if I can ...
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SCCM Remote Control: Can you have multiple connection to same host?

Is it possible via the remote control feature of SCCM 2012 R2 SP1 to have more than one connection to a client? I.e. If two or three support staff want to remote into the same client at the same time ...
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SCCM2012 Detection of same version package, if yes stop deploy, if no go on deployment

We have massive error on SCCM 2012 client when deploying flash 19x, since its last version has auto update ability, many of our clients has already update it before SCCM 2012 deployment. I realize ...
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Sharing deployment packages in SCCM

I'm working on a SCCM server and I have a number of Automatic Deployment Rules that target different computers on specific schedules. All of these ADRs use nearly identical selection parameters - ...
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How to silently deploy Adobe Reader DC update through SCCM

I'm trying to deploy an Adobe Reader DC update through SCCM and am having trouble installing it silently. I'm attempting to run it through the command line to make sure it works and here is what I am ...
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WSUS - Silverlight update not targeting machines with older than offered version

I am in charge of deploying patches to my client with approx 3600 workstations (servers excluded from that number) in their infrastructure. I do it through SCCM, where I have everyting setup - search ...
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SCCM 2012 | Collection Query | Auto Add Machines but they should not be present in other collection

I have three collections SCCM 2012: Global Domain - Test (I have two machines here already) Global Domain - 1 (i have 10 machines here already) Global Domain - 2 (Query should automatically add ...
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Are “Allow users to view and interact” and “psexec -i” equivalent?

I have an application that works when installed (independently of SCCM) using psexec -s -i Install-Application.bat but fails when installed using psexec -s Install-Application.bat The symptom in ...
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RHEL patch management via SCCM

I'm looking for advice with RHEL patch management in a Windows environment. We run an Intranet that is completely disconnected from the Internet. Currently the network spans a half dozen sites ...
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WMI query to check for IP default gateway for OSD

I'm trying to add a condition for a command line, which should only be run if the condition is met. I'm doing this by using a WMI Query; Select * From Win32_NetworkAdapterConfiguration Where ...
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PXE a W7x64 Task Sequence on a Lenovo X250 with SCCM 2012 SP1 & Windows ADK

My purpose is to PXE boot a Windows 7 (x64) Task Sequence on a Lenovo X250 with : SCCM 2012 SP1 Boot Image 4.0 x64 / WinPE 6.2 generated with Windows 8 ADK With these Lenovo drivers for SCCM , I ...
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How to get SCCM to recognize return codes from Powershell script completion?

I'm using an SCCM 2012 application deployment to install software. The specific install type is scripted installer as SCCM kept failing for exe validation errors. The script is powershell and ...
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SCCM App Catalog won't install applications if started as user other than the one logged in

We have been playing around with SCCM's Application Catalog and have come across an interesting quirk. My manager has directed me to implement the catalog so that software that falls somewhere between ...
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SCCM Collection Query- FullName

I found this page about using usernames to build a sccm collection query. http://jengeek.blogspot.com/2014/07/creating-sccm-collection-from-list-of.html?m=1 This works great! However, the list I ...
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SCCM software deployment - does user need to be logged in, or only on the network?

I have a couple of questions of using SCCM to deploy software for a user on a Windows laptop: Does user need to be logged in to the target laptop, or is it sufficient that it is on the corporate ...
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Incomplete collection member when migrating to SCCM 2012 (from SCCM 2007)

I am new in learning about SCCM. I want to ask why my collection member didn't migrated completely from SCCM 2007 to SCCM 2012? It happens on random member. I am sure have specified the source ...
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What, exactly, is the SCCM client doing when it installs an .msi for a system?

I've been working with a particular .msi (AppleApplicationSupport.msi). I have installed it two different ways which I thought would be equivalent. However the results differ as follows. PSEXEC -i ...
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Does AppEnforce.log really log the context used for installation incorrectly?

I have a deployment type with the following attributes: Technology: MSI Installation behavior: Install for system Logon requirement: Whether or not a user is logged on Installation program ...
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Use System Center Configuration Manager 2012 to remove existing InstallShield App

I'm trying to use System Center Configuration Manager 2012 to upgrade an existing program installed on most of our computers. The program uses an InstallShield installer. We're new to SCCM here, and ...
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How to securely install Windows executables across the network using SCCM?

We would like to install various Windows software (.exe) using SCCM but have noticed that SCCM uses a domain admin account when pushing executables. Thus, we are concerned that the account's password ...
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Remove crashed SCCM 2012 from Active Directory 2008 R2 (schema version 69) [closed]

Our VM SCCM 2012 as been deleted by other administrator the last years and we haven't backup. I want remove all trace of SCCM from our Active directory and workstation but i don't know how to do this. ...
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Create SCCM device collection based on last logged on users who are members of an AD security group

I'm trying to create a device collection in SCCM 2012 which contains only the devices who are used by the users who are members of a certain User AD Security Group. I tried to accomplish this by first ...
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During times when a maintenance window overlaps with business hours does SCCM perform operations?

SCCM administrators set maintenance windows for devices. Users set business hours for the same devices. It seems inevitable that maintenance windows and business hours will overlap. During that ...
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How do Application revisions propagate from an SCCM site server to a client?

When I make a change to an Application in the management console, I see that this revision number is incremented: If I click on "Content Status", I can see a "Source Version" but no "Revision" for ...
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In what context do SCCM Powershell detection scripts run in?

I have finally had success using PowerShell detection scripts on clients with AllSigned execution policy. (hint: It started working after installing the latest service pack and using Adam Meltzer's ...
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SCCM 2012 Installation Error - Download() failed with 0x80072EE2

I have been looking into SCCM for sometime now for mass imaging and group policy/software updates and installation so I decided to set it up in a virtual environment and start using it. Everything has ...
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SCCM SUP cannot connect with WSUS Server - WSUS Server version 3.0 SP2 or above is not installed

On 6/1, one our Software Update Points lost the ability to connect to its WSUS Server: WSUS Control Manager failed to monitor WSUS Server "SCCM.ad.contoso.gov". Possible cause: WSUS Server version ...
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Retrieve SCCM collection membership via PowerShell

I'd like to find a PowerShell script that retrieve the SCCM collections for a given computer or user. I know this can be achieve via a SCCM query, but I'd like to do this using a PowerShell function. ...
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Distributing content to remote DP sccm 2012

Keep getting an error when distruting content to a DP within the same subnet range. This is what I find in the distmgr.log Failed to find a valid drive on the distribution point ...
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SQL & BITS Errors on prereq for SCCM 2012

Hey anyone that can help, I've been stumped by this problem for a while now and I've no idea what to do. I've installed SQL 2008 to run with SCCM '12. I've set Log On As a domain account with ...
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Can WSUS, which is integrated with SCCM, be used as an upstream server for the other replica WSUS server?

I have following situation: Production environment with SCCM and WSUS integrated so all software installs and patching is done via SCCM. Wsus server is windows 2012 and system center is 2012R2. Test ...
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Silent uninstall of Lenovo ThinkVantage System Update

Need to rollout the newest Lenovo ThinkVantage System Update (v5.06.0034) via SCCM 2012. I want this update to supersede all lower versions and for that I need to uninstall those previous version ...
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How to lock out normal (non-admin) users during software installs?

We have a lot of thin clients running Windows Embedded Standard 7 and an SCCM 2012 R2 server to manage them. The thin clients have their write filters enabled (FBWF) so machine changes are not ...
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powershell sccm import-module error

Have downloaded the sccm powershell module from https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=46681 Installed via the .msi no issues. On import, like so: > Import-Module ...
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Where should SCCM be installed in a small system?

Server 2012 R2 host running all VM servers to support a small IDE After collating guidance regarding SCEP I've decided to go ahead install SCCM even though I only initially need SCEP. (I figure I'll ...
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Accessing client's custom performance counters

I would like to access client's custom performance counters in SCCM, is there any built-in functionality that would let me do that, if not, are there other some ways?
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Notification Area is broken on first login

All of the Windows 7 computers on our domain have a broken Notification Area the first time a user logs on to that machine. There are gaps where icons should be, and clicking on a gap doesn't open ...
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What does WindowsFeatures do in the Unattend.xml file?

According to Technet: WindowsFeatures specifies whether to show entry points for Internet Explorer, Media Center, Windows Media Player, and Windows Mail. What is an "entry point"? Is this the ...
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Splunk UniversalForwarder fails with “ DetermineContextForAllProducts failed witht: 0x65b”

I am attempting to deploy the Splunk UniversalForwarder as an SCCM application using an MSI Deployment Type to a small group of testing servers and am encountering an uncharacteristically confusing ...
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Trying to run 2 commands in OSD SCCM

I need to activate Time Freeze (alternative for steadystate) as my last step. It has to run codes that it needs cmd /c C:\"Program Files"\"Toolwiz Time Freeze"\ToolwizTimeFreeze.exe /usepass=password ...