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 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. ...
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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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Removing SCCM Offline Servicing schedules with 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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SCCM Global Condition WQL Query Type Mismatch (wbemErrTypeMismatch - 0x80041005)

We have been handling all of our targeting logic for Packages (and now Applications) with Collections. Now that we have moved from SCCM 2007 to SCCM 2012 SP1 it was recommended that we move that logic ...
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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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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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Is there a way to script the installation of System Center Configuration Manager updates listed in Software Center?

We have a very tight outage window and for many of our systems, the servers must be rebooted in the correct order. Because of this, I would like to script our updates. I have attempted to use this ...
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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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Using Virtual Machines to Test Driver Deployment

In SCCM 2012, we're currently deploying device drivers during OSD via task seuqnces, using the "Auto Apply Drivers"-step. Our company uses workstations and laptops of several different makes and ...
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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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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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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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SCCM 2012 R2 OSD pxe-32 : tftp open timeout

I have SCCM 2012 R2 standalone primary site on windows server 2012 and i have Cisco dhcp server i configured the distribution point for pxe boot to work with osd i added boot images and configured ...
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Update content on an application with Powershell or WMI in Microsoft SCMM 2012 SP1

While right-clicking an applications deployment type(s), we can select Update Content. Is there a way of doing this action using Powershell or a WMI-method?
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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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In sccm 2012 my device collection is not updating

In sccm 2012 my device collection(all system) is not updating properly. When a new computer added to the AD. Sccm also update the same. But if i manually delete any host from AD. Then sccm is not ...
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SCCM - Disable automatic restart of failed task sequence

Specifically 2012, but I'll take what I can get: When a task sequence fails, it automatically starts a 15 minute countdown and then restarts (provided there is no command prompt open). Is there a way ...
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SCCM 2012 R2 not registering clients. ApprovalStatus of -1

We are experiencing an issue with SCCM 2012 R2 when a client attempts to register within the DB. The MP_RegistrationManager log is reporting an ApprovalStatus of -1 <![LOG[Mp Reg: Reply message ...
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SCCM 2012 rebuilding a machine via collections

I am looking to have a process for our desktop team - that would allow them to be able to rebuild machines on the fly. Currently the process is to delete the machine from SCCM and AD and then restart ...
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SCCM 2012 - PXE-M0F - abortpxe.com with unknown computers failing

I have one SCCM 2012 server not correctly responding to PXE requests for unknown computers. The server has PXE boot support enabled, enabled unknown computer support, boot images available with OS ...
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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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PXE Troubleshooting for SCCM 2012

I'm not able to PXE boot clients. I get the following error: PXE-E55 ProxyDHCP Service did not reply to request on port 4011 This is a new setup of SCCM 2012 on Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit). ...
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SCCM 2012: SQL Server service running account

When installing System Center Configuration Manager 2012, one of the problems I encountered during the Prerequisite Check was "SQL Server service running account". The detail of the prerequisite check ...
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Passing a value from one Task Sequence Variable to another during OSD

We are playing around with Task Sequence variables in SCCM 2012 Sp1. We are reimaging Operating systems wirelessly and one of the problems we've run into is that when assigning the computer name the ...
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SCCM 2012 Windows PE issues

Just got some lenovo X240, i7 with touch screen.. I got two issues when trying to enter Windows PE. (PE enviroment is 8.1) 1: First of all I don't get anything in the 'image selection: .. its ...
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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 ...
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How would one run a task sequence within a task sequence in SCCM 2012 SP1

A Shining Example: Inside all of my task sequences I have a group that installs driver packages conditionally based on computer model: And of course, this list does nothing but grow. The fact that ...
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Remove Applications page on MDT 2012 Deployment Summary

I am using SCCM 2012 and MDT 2012 for OSD and app deployment. Because of the nature of how some of the apps need to be detected (and which changes as apps get updated) they show up with a warning ...
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SCCM 2012 - some remote clients unable to download some applications, 401.2 error

I've got a small SCCM 2012 deployment with about 35 clients attached. Most of these clients are in the same network as the single SCCM host, but three are about 1000 miles away. Oddly, these three ...
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Is it possible to set up a multi-boot system with SCCM?

I'd like to have a single test computer that would have multiple images being used by my users, and whenever one of them is having issues with a particular image, I'd like to be able to boot into that ...
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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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SCCM 2012 R2 - OSD Task Sequence failure on physical computers

I'm trying to deploy windows 7 with SCCM 2012 R2 to physical desktops and laptops. But the task sequence keeps failing, no matter what I try. When I try it on a VM it works fine. However, when I try ...
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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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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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What's the best method to assign all clients to a single site in a ConfigMgr 2012 environment?

I only have a single site. Instead of setting each boundary group to assign a site, what's the best way to assign all clients to a single site?
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Receiving time out errors (0x80072ee2) in all my logs (ScanAgent.log, WindowsUpdate.log, and WUAHandler.log)

I am currently going through a pilot deployment at a remote site that is connected to the Datacenter over a VERY slow WAN link (less than 3Mbps) and I am receiving time out errors (0x80072ee2) in all ...
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How to Configure A Software Update Baseline in SCCM 2012

I have a remote site that has about 70 systems that have not been patched for the last 4 months due to the WSUS server going down and I am now just getting around to deploying SCCM 2012 there. Can ...
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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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custom disk partitioning using clients in sccm 2012r2

I'm using sccm2012r2 to deploy OS on clients. every thing is OK .but after installation completed I realized that SCCM partitioned disk and deleted all previous data. my question is that how to config ...
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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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system center configuration manager SUP and DP in the same box

I 've got system center configuration manage installed and Software update point and distrbution point are in the same server . after getting Updates from Microsoft and deploying them I understood ...
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Should multiple Software Update Points in Configuration Manager 2012 R2 use a shared database and content directory?

Scenario: using System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2, I want to create two Software Update Points in the same site, and they should share the load and allow for failover. According to the ...
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Driver corruption when deploying Dell Touchpad Drivers (with software) during imaging process

We're an sccm shop, and use it to deploy Windows. When deploying Dell laptops (multiple models), the touchpad drivers seem install properly, but the software doesn't. The resulting problem is that ...
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Permissions for SCCM Service Account

Does anyone know what is the least privileged Active Directory security group needed for the MS-SCCM 2012 service account to do software updates via Configuration Manager? ConfigMgr runs fine with ...
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SCCM Adhoc Advertisement

Is there a way to create a local advertisement on a machine to run a package/program? Purpose being for testing, or even adhoc deployment. Instead of creating a test advertisement and collection, ...
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SCCM 2012 patching design - no subcollections

I made extensive use of subcollections in SCCM 2007 and I'm in the process of prototyping our new SCCM 2012 environment which has eliminated subcollections. I was wondering how others have dealt with ...
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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 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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SCCM 2012 Client Auto-remediation breaks client

Our environment is running SCCM 2012 SP1 CU2. Our workstation base is 99% Windows 7, most of which are 64 bit. This post (link) shows details similar to what is going on. Basically, something goes ...
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SCCM 2012 R2 install: error with samba4 domain

Am attempting to install SCCM 2012 R2 onto a member server in a domain with a Samba4 DC. I have every reason to believe that AD is working: smbclient reports (what I believe) are the appropriate ...