The 2012 version of Systems Center Configuration Manager, a product by Microsoft that is used to manage the Configuration of multiple Windows,Mac, and Linux-based systems.

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SCCM 2012 R2 - unknown PC boot over PXE - bcd file error

When I want to boot an unknown PC over PXE an error comes after it starts the boot\x64\pxeboot.n12 file. The error looks like a Windows 8 bluescreen and contains: Recovery Your PC needs to be ...
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Wrong WSUS WUA server assigned to DMZ agents

Having a problem with the WSUS part of SCCM 2012 not working on agents in our DMZ. These agents have PKI certificates from internal PKI, and are appearing in the console as active inventory. Because ...
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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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How to troubleshoot Application install during SCCM 2012 OS deployment?

When installing an Application (as opposed to a Package/Program) during an OS deployment task sequence the only thing that seems to get written to the smsts.log if an install fails is that the ...
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SCCM - not a valid .wim file?

Am attempting to start using SCCM 2012 to image and maintain new machines. Have unpacked a win7 x64 .iso file to a network share and am trying to add it to SCCM via the Software Library/Operating ...
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SCCM 2012 Clients no longer detecting

Here is the scenario I had a fully functioning SCCM 2012 site server with the DP, MP, SUP, Application catalog, etc. roles configured and working. There is only one server on this site. Everything ...
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toubleshooting sccm with agent push

My problem: I have SCCM 2012 and when I try to push agent, I receive ab error saying: unable to connect to wmi on remote machine.. I checked ports, turned off firewall on both client and server, ...
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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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SCCM Queries for Microsoft Visio Standard or Professional

I am after a query that will show me whether workstation have a professional or standard version of an office product like visio 2010. I have the following which I have found on here, but can not ...
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Console Hangs when Attempting to Deploy Software Updates

When in the SCCM 2012 console under Software Updates, I click Deploy on a Software Update Group and the console hangs indefinitely. It just stops; I click away and back and Windows does not recognize ...
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Change SCCM Service Broker Port

We have three installations of SCCM (Config Manager) 2012 and need to change the service broker ports (SQL Server 2008r2) on them. During installation two of them were overlapped. We've explored this ...
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SCOM default groups showing wrong data

i installed SCOM 2012 and also installed the agents on windows 7 from Management server . now the issue is that when i am checking the group windows server computer group in Authoring Tab it shows me ...
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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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How can I skip the sysprep step and just capture an image?

Ok the problem is, I am troubleshooting a problem with network connectivity when booting into the PE capture media (and only that PE). I only know how to use the capture media for SCCM, so each time ...
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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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Where can I learn System Center Configuration Manager quickly? [closed]

I've got 20 tabs open each with a hierarchical set of links that include videos, guides, and more links to more videos and guides. It's too much. Are there any good guides that one can learn some ...
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SCCM Applications have no SDMPackageXML

I'm runnig a script at the moment to query all the applications in my SCCM environment (1000 +) to check the execution context is set correctly. I'm finding that some of the applications don't seem ...
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Problems with a script uninstall (SCCM 2012) and its causing the detection method to fail

We use the Powershell Application Deployment Toolkit for deploying applications in SCCM. I'm currently working on uninstalling Sophos VPN from machines in a certain collection in our environment. ...
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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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Problems with SUP on SCCM 2012 SP1

I have recently starting testing the SUP capability of SCCM 2012. I have followed the guides to set up the Server and all seems to be working fine. Updates are being downloaded and showing on the ...
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Troubleshooting Application Evaluations in SCCM2012

I am running into an interesting issue with some applications not evaluating properly in SCCM 2012. The example software I have is Adobe reader 11. When I install using an MSI deployment through ...
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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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Trying to detect by registry after installation through SCCM fails

this is simple, I push out a program, an exe file. And in order for SCCM to know the program has been installed afterwards, it needs to 'detect' the program, as its an exe file this means I need to ...
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SCCM 2012 - How to deploy 'invisible' application?

Hi I haven't attempted dealing with dependencies before so maybe I'm doing it wrong I want to deploy an application, Dynamics AX 2009, to be visible and optional through software center This ...
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SCCM 2012 PXE Boot Image selection

I know that within a task sequence you can select a boot image for that task sequence to use. However, before you even get that far, when the computer first starts up, the SCCM/WDS server picks an ...
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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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SCCM OSD Issues

I have a "Run PowerShell Script" Step in an OSD Task Sequence. This script copies some files to a location and then runs an executable. If I use ROBOCOPY to copy the files, i get an exit code 1 (...
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SCCM Software Center - set “Auto install outside of business hours”

I've managed to use a Baseline Configuration to set business hours for my clients via remediation. I'd like to do the same/similar for "Automatically install or uninstall required software and ...
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Can you create a VM Ware snapshot as part of a SCCM Task Sequence?

What I would like to be able to do is create a deployment/task sequence in SCCM 2012 R2 that can be scheduled to run after hours, snapshot a VMWare VM then apply whatever patches I've deployed to it ...
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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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Does updating a software update group reset the deadline timer?

I have been working with SCCM 2012 setting up a rolling update schedule. I'd prefer to use the option 'add to an existing software update group'. The issue I have with this is I'm not sure if this ...
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Installing SCCM Client 2012 failed: “CcmSetup failed with error code 0x80004002”

We're using Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2012. And I have issues installing the SCCM Client on a Windows XP Prof SP3 PC. The Log on the XP machine says: Failed to query BITS 2.5 ...
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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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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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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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Display PowerShell in SCCM task sequence

I'm working on a SCCM OSD task sequence using a package and the 'run powershell script' option in the task sequence. I need to have the script prompt for user input. If I run the script using the F8 ...
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How can I find which client(s) is causing my distribution update to fail?

It happens from time to time. I update a package and need to update the distribution point. We have multiple DPs, and usually everything goes through fine, however every once in a while, our main DP ...
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ConfigMgr 2012 - How to automatically make updates available to computers without forcing them to be installed?

I'm using System Center Configuration Manager 2012 with the Software Update Point feature; however, in this environment patching has to be strictly manual, because server reboots need to be approved ...
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Syntax for file and process exclusions in Forefront Endpoint Protection?

I can't seem to find an official and up-to-date documentation on how to set up file and process exclusions in Forefront Endpoint Protection 2012. For file types, which of these will work? Are they ...
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SCCM 2012, Lenovo X240, won't PXE?

Hey guys so I've been very succesfully OSD'ing various computers the past half year. Using a Task Sequence for Windows 7 Enterprise that I created in SCCM 2012 Machines include: HP 8200, Lenovo T61, ...
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SCCM 2012 Application Deployment Keeps Failing

I am trying to deploy the SCCM 2012 R2 Management Console to my virtual test systems and the damn thing keeps failing and I cannot put my finger on it. I need some help here. I put the same question ...
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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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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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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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SCCM task sequence fails after Apply Operating System - Error 0x80004005

I'm an IT admin just learning SCCM and I'm dead stumped on what is causing an error I've been seeing with my operating system deployment task sequence. When I try to image a computer with the task ...
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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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Windows updates not installing. 0x87d00244

We are using SCCM 2012 SP1 CU5 (5.0.7804.1600) and on many of our Windows 7 clients updates are not installing. When I run "Machine Policy Retrieval & Evaluation Cycle" the C:\Windows\CCM\Logs\...
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Removing SCCM Offline Servicing schedules without a next run time

I've noticed in our OfflineServicingMgr.log file there are a lot of lines like the following: This Schedule with ID 16777256 does not have a next run time Is this a problem? How can I remove these ...
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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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SCCM Reboot at beginning of task sequence

For legacy purposes, we don't pxe boot directly from sccm but have a separate wds server that we pxe boot from, and upload sccm's boot wim (among others, again for legacy purposes) to that server. ...