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SCCM 2012 AD Admins Group Members of Local Admins Group?

The question is, if an AD group is created for SCCM Admins, does that AD group need to be added to the local admins group of all SCCM clients? I just assumed that any SCCM Admin would naturally have ...
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Using Mercurial as configuration repository for MS SCCM

We are already using Mercurial for storing scripts and configuration files for our Windows infrastructure. I have also been looking at using it for storing SCCM configuration data. Has anyone done it ...
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SCCM 2012 and WSUS…missing Schema folder

A few months ago I installed SCCM 2012 R2 on a brand new 2012 R2 box. Everything went smoothly...or so it seems. I attempted to install WSUS to make it work with SCCM. A few hours of struggling later, ...
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What SCCM roles should I install on my secondary sites?

In the company I'm currently working, we'd like to install System Center Configuration Manager to automaticly deploy Windows 7 images and software. I have been conducting some research on installing, ...
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Failed to run task sequence - 80004005. DNS working though

I seem to be getting a fairly common generic error but with possibly with a slight difference then some of the other problems/answers I have seen. Generally it looks like this is a DNS issue but I am ...
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Setting date format in unattended Windows deployment

Our organization would like to use the ISO date format (known in Windows as yyyy-MM-dd). I've configured this in our image. When I deploy the image, it replaces the date format with the default ...
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SCCM 2012 R2: Email / Alert on component status errors

I know that as of SCCM SP1 we are now able to monitor and alert on a few more things in SCCM. We can now alert if there are problems with not only AV / malware alerts but also client and database ...
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Using a SCCM 2012 Distribution Point as Fileserver for iPXE

Is it possible to use a SCCM 2012 Distribution Point as a fileserver for an iPXE system? I am not too familiar with the concepts of SCCM DPs, I mainly understand their use, not their technical ...
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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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How do I fix a cloned machine that wasn't sysprepped?

My Scenario I made a bunch of Hyper-V VM (Windows Server 2003) clones, without using sysprep or anything of the sort. All I did was clone, remove the computer from the domain, rename the computer, ...
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SCCM 2012: Can I deploy Config Manager Server as Hyper-V virtual machine? [closed]

I have planned to install SCCM 2012 on Windows server 2012 virtual machine. Let me know the system requirements of Visualization? This should be support up to 50 users. Thanks in advance.
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SCCM 2012 Client will not pick up site

I am working on migrating SCCM 2007 to 2012. I have the server setup, AD configured for the new server, and everything is working except for the clients. The 2012 client will not connect to my ...
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System Center 2012 Alternatives [closed]

Are there any good alternatives to System Center 2012? I'm looking for a system platform that allows gives us a replacement for SCCM, SCOM, EdnPoitn Protection, DPM and Global Service Monitor and can ...
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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 2012 r2 some reports return error

I recently upgraded from SCCM 2012 SP1 to SCCM 2012 R2. There are some issues with some reports not working (also SMS_PORTALWEB_CONTROL_MANAGER returns errors, but that may not be related). I had some ...
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Frozen exe crashes in System Center Configuration Manager 2007

We are using SCCM 2007 to deploy a custom script (written in Python) which upgrades some software and performs additional configuration on client machines. The script is frozen into an exe using ...
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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 query for cluster (virtual) name

I'm trying to determine if the cluster name is stored in SCCM audit data. I see the host name in [v_R_System], and I'm able to identify cluster nodes here. What I need is the virtual name for 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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Installing Powershell 3.0 or 4.0 on Windows 7 machines through Group Policy or SCCM

I am trying to update all of the Windows 7 machines that we have in one of our OUs in Active Directory with either Powershell 3.0 or 4.0. I would like to use either Group Policy or SCCM 2012 and would ...
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Why do I get prompted for “Data Source Credentials” when editing a SSRS report for SCCM?

When attempting to add a dataset in Report Builder I am prompted to "Enter Data Source Credentials." Choosing "Use the current Windows user" fails, and I don't have the password for the specified ...
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Task Sequence boots to logon screen instead of task sequence mode

I'm running a task sequence, and so that users don't accidentally interfere, I have the task sequence reboot to currently installed operating system, which as I understand, is supposed to boot to a ...
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System Center 2012 R2 System Discovery Network Utilization

I'm in charge of a deployment of Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2. Currently, I'm working through the discovery methods and trying to decide how to enable automatic discovery of ...
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SCCM 2007 Check Task Sequence Progress Programmatically

I'd like to be able to query the "status" of a Task Sequence in SCCM 2007. SCCM comes with some semi-sophisticated reporting, among which is one entitled History - Specific task sequence ...
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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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Windows Server 2012 Forest and Domain functional levels compatibility

I'm using a Windows 2003 domain, and a currently planning for a Windows Server 2012 upgrade, so I'm looking at all software which could be hurted by a Domain (and Forest) functional level raise to ...
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SCCM 2007 “Local Drive on Site Server” Backup ConfigMgr Site Server Option Greyed Out/Not Available

SCCM 2007 "Backup ConfigMgr Site Server Properties -> Set Paths -> Local Drive on Site Server radio button located in the Destination Options Section is totally greyed out. Is there anyway to get this ...
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What are the differences between Windows Defender and Windows Intune Endpoint Protection and SCCM Endpoint Protection?

What are the functional differences between Windows Defender and Windows Intune Endpoint Protection and SCCM Endpoint Protection, apart from methods of management, if any? (I am referring to the ...
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How can I make my custom app list show up properly in MDT 2012

I have an MDT task sequence that installs an OS and presents an application list based on your OU choice (differing departments need separate applications). When booting to WinPE and running the task ...
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SCCM 2012 Virtual Lab

I am building an SCCM 2012 virtual lab and I have about 70% of it completed, but I want to test patching, but I dont want to connect my virtual lab to the production environment to pull patches. My ...
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SCCM 2007: Create new Advertisement using WMI

I'm trying to create a new advertisement using Powershell. I've looked around and found a bunch of scripts that use WMI. Using Set-WMIInstance upon the SMS_Advertisement class. I can accomplish ...
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Creating an NSIS installer for ConfigMgr that will cause ConfigMgr client to initiate a restart

I have been using NSIS to create install packages for applications developed by our in-house development staff for several years, and we have recently switched from an alternative product to ConfigMgr ...
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How can I get an InstallShield Package to install as the SYSTEM user, or from SCCM?

There is a piece of software that I am trying to package that uses an InstallShield installer. I have tried the /r and get the C:\Windows\setup.iss file, and call the package via start "" /wait ...
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System Center Configuration Manager: Endpoint Protection client install error

EP 4.2.223.1 is installed, version is higher than expected installer version 4.1.522.0 Has anyone see that in the EndpointProtectionAgent.log on a system they have been trying to push the SCCM client ...
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SCCM 2012 SP1 - DownloadContentFiles() failed with hr=0x80041013

We noticed our Automatic Deployment Rules for Software Updates failed to automatically download and apply this month's patches from Microsoft although they are correctly listed in the Catalog. ...
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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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Different Versions of SCCM 2007 Clients Installed Throughout the Environment

I want to know why is it that I see multiple SCCM 2007 client versions installed throughout my environment rather than just one? I upgraded my SCCM 2007 server last year to R3 and most of my ...
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SCCM 2007: Distribution point update schedule for Software Updates package

If you create a package in Software Distribution, you can create a recurring distribution point update schedule under the "Data Source" tab. However, this option does not appear to exist for packages ...
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Keeping Track of Enterprise Desktops [closed]

Part of my job is to make sure that for computers in a specific OU, whats Actually in use = whats listed in AD = whats listed in SCCM. This is for an environment with 250k PCs, but i specifically ...
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SQL Error When Running My “Find All Unused Packages” in SCCM 2007 Report Console

SQL Error When Running My "Find All Unused Packages" in SCCM 2007 Report Console Asked by: the_ratzenator I am trying to run an SCCM 2007 Report to find all unused Pacakges in my environment and I ...
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SCCM 2007 PXE boot stuck at contacting server

We have an sccm 2007 server on windows 2008 r2 sp1. It has been handling pxe boot until yesterday. Clients get DHCP and is reffered to the correct server, but is gets stuck on contacting server..... ...
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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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Installing software as an Update

My company uses SCCM 2007 and Windows 7. I have a rather complicated application deployment that I need to do. To make a long story short, I have to automatically install this while no users are ...
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SCCM 2007 Secondary Site Distribution Point Packages Cannot Be Found

I created a Secondary Site using Kaido Jarvemets's PowerShell script from Codeplex which worked great and it is located here:"Automated Configuration Manager Secondary Site server with PowerShell". ...
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Is there any software for driver maintenance?

We use SCCM for OSD and consequently driver installation, and it works well. However, the issue becomes that when drivers are updated on the sccm server, only machines that are newly imaged and/or ...
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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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SCCM 2007 Mandatory Assignment for a future date installs program now?

So I created an advertisment in SCCM and set a Mandatory Assignment to run in two more days, but the program started running on the clients already. I dont understand why it does this. Can someone ...
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Dell SCCM 2012 Integration and deployment packs - Do they support Windows Server 2012 yet?

I am looking to migrate my dev SCCM 2012 SP 1 install from Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2012. I have been looking at the documentation for the Dell integration packs and want to ...
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SCCM 2012: How to properly update the content of an application?

I recently set up a new SCCM 2012 environment at my workplace and now we are creating our applications for distribution. Some applications are set up using a script. When during testing, something ...
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LocalSystem account not recongizing FQDN as intranet, causing open file security warning when deploying from SCCM 2007

I have spent the last two days reading and trying every solution online, but I cannot figure out the best way to approach this. We use SCCM to deploy packages and it uses the localsystem account to ...