Systems Center Configuration Manager is a product by Microsoft that is used to manage the Configuration of multiple Windows-based systems.

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PXE booting is failing

So PXE booting is failing for some reason. We have three separate networks, and it works on one network, but not for another. We're using SCCM. Our firewall is fine. Open or diabled TFTP is refused ...
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SCCM Deploying Win7 Enterprise select language during OSD

I am attempting to implement more automation and less manual click through with our SCCM OSD. Our currently running Tasksequence works nearly perfect for us, but we still have to manually choose the ...
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Tools to view Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager files on the client

Is there a way to view info that CCM/SMS writes to the files on the client from a client computer that does not have SCCM installed? In other words, is there a minimal utility set to view this info? ...
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SCCM 2012 - User affinity data not uploading to Config Manager server

We have been having some issues lately where the user's primary device or computer's primary user information is not showing up in SCCM. Using the guide provided here, I have verified that security ...
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Running All Microsoft products vs VMWare/backup/AV for small network

Recently a company that I work for is getting IT advice to upgrade their infrastructure (for approximately 30 on prem users). We are a not-for-profit and get deep discounts on many products (...
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SCCM / ConfigMgr 2012 - Distribution Server to get MS Updates direct from Microsoft

I apologize if this has been answered somewhere I have searched and found related info but not a clear answer. I am working on a deployment of SCCM 2012 and this is going to be used strictly for ...
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Using SCCM WMI Global Condition to detect exsistence of hardware

I am attempting to use Global Conditions to allow SCCM 2012 Application objects to trigger the installation of a video driver package. I'm running into issues when I have both an onboard (CPU or ...
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SCCM 2012 requires local group policy processing be turned on, but local group policies inconsistent

My organization is in the process of migrating to SCCM 2012, from 2007. Clients aren't installing updates, and wuahandler.log indicates this is a group policy problem. The error message is along the ...
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SCCM ignoring Application Deployment during OSD

I am trying to do the following deployment with SCCM 2012 R2: Lenovo IdeaPad 500S Windows 8.1 Professional no Domain, Workgroup machine one local user with admin rights ConfigManager Client 8 ...
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Admin shares not accessible on Windows 7 Pro machines

I've been trying to deploy out the SCCM client to a lab of computers for a test bed, but for some reason I am not able to access the c$ d$ etc... shares that are required for it to install through the ...
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How can I force a client to update its IP address in SCCM?

I am testing some networking issues with a machine that i need to move through the organization, this make the machine to change its ip. SCCM need to update this ip (highlighted in the picture) in ...
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SCCM 2012 R2 registry global condition not working

I've got an Outlook plugin that I'm installing via SCCM, and it needs to install the correct bitness for the Office that is installed on the computer. I've set up global conditions based on registry ...
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In Deployment Monitoring Tool, why do I receive the message “DT cannot be empty” when clicking on a specific deployment?

When clicking on the top deployment in the screenshot below, the message "DT cannot be empty" is displayed and the Deployment Monitoring Tool closes. Clicking on other deployments shows the expected ...
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OSD set the computername based on the serialnumber for a Surface Pro 4

I'm trying to set the computername for a Surface Pro 4 based on the serialnumber. I added the variable to my CustomSetting file as follow : ComputerName=MTLSP%SerialNumber%, but my task sequence fails ...
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SCCM 2012 R2 detection method not working

I'm creating an SCCM 2012 R2 application for Office 365. The install works fine (exits with code 0), however the application fails on detection. In testing, I'm trying a registry detection (as per ...
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Run an .exe as detection method SCCM

I need to detect if an application is already installed in sccm. i have searched that i can use a custom script that does de test and returns the status of the installation depending on the exit-code ...
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What is the purpose of Supersedence in SCCM 2012?

Consider the following scenario: I have previously deployed the application Foo v1.0 to all of my workstations. A new version of Foo 2.0 comes out and I need to upgrade everybody. In this scenario,...
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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 Office2013Install....
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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 %Windir%\...
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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 visibility:...
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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 ...