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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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 ...
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Windows Server Patching: Verification of Windows server coming back up after reboots? [closed]

I have been working towards improving our monthly Windows Server update process. The goal is to remove as much of the manual process as possible. Our process has been 1) Present updates to servers ...
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Push a script out to group of machines immediately

I'm completely new to SCCM. We are not even using it at the moment but are looking at a combination of SCCM/WDS to replace our current imaging/management solution from HP called Altiris. It looks ...
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How to deploy a msi with two command line switch values to different groups

I have an Application created in sccm with an MSI deployment type. As part of the deployment type properties under Programs => Installation Program and Uninstall Program I can specify the msi command ...
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SCCM how to check installed software versions?

How can I write a query to find machines which installed office 2003 and office 2010 in SCCM version 4.00.6487.2000? I don't have the collection for the PC anymore. It was deleted when we thought ...
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SCCM migration to SCCM 2012

I am trying to plan a migration from SCCM 2007 to SCCM 2012. I am unable to find if I can migrate the Forefront from SCCM 2007 in SCCM 2012, or if I will have to uninstall all agents and install new ...
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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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System Center Configuration Manger 2012 SP1 PXE boot

I am trying to set up my System Center Configuration manager server to be a PXE server for client deployments but I am having no luck in getting it to work. It seems to bypass SCCM and boot right ...
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Deploying a windows service with SCCM

We have just begun experimenting with and using SCCM for software deployments. I have recently written a new Windows Service (in C#) to be deployed to our lab machines. I am wondering what the best ...
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SCCM Program Install Success Reporting

SCCM has built in reports that a Project Manager that I am working with is requesting that shows if a certain program has installed successfully or not. He mentioned that even if the report shows that ...
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SCCM 2012 - Windows 8 WSUS

We're using SCCM 2012 to deploy Windows Updates on our domain, and our Windows 8 clients have started failing with error 80240438 when they try to update. Windows 7 clients update fine, but Windows 8 ...
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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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SCCM and Trouble Tickets [closed]

I've been told that SCCM has some sort of help desk/trouble ticketing system? I've found very little information on this. Not sure how MS has changed the lineup with 2012. Anyone care to comment on ...
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Computers on network crashing

We have recently upgraded our network to Windows 7 clients with Windows server 2008 servers. The upgrade was completed by the end of September and until now has been fine (apart from the minor bugs). ...
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SCCM Application Discovery Won't Run

I have a strange issue with a single CM client machine, the application discovery will not run. I go to control panel and try to manually run the action but the logs show nothing new in ...
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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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Why is Configuration Manager 2012 creating a SMSPKG folder on my C: drive?

I'm testing System Center Configuration Manager 2012, and I installed it on a server with two disks (using a SQL Server instance on a second server). Before installing, I created a file called ...
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Is it possible to manually remove sccm 2007 client from WSUS server?

We have recently migrated to SCCM 2012 from our previous 2007 install and have already uninstalled 2007. The problem is that our WSUS server has both the 2007 and the 2012 clients in it's database and ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Print Server - Change Printer Names on All Client Systems

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 print server set up hosting out multiple printers to my end users. I would like to change the naming convention for all of the printers hosted on the print server and ...
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Is SCCM overkill for medium-sized organizations?

I am an IT technician in a high school with around 1600 students 250 staff and 800+ client computers mostly running Windows 7. Our team is composed of three members. My boss seems content with a ...
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Is it possible to get CCM Updates Schedule using Powershel or VBScript?

I want to be able to check the CCM Updates Schedule as seen in Configuration Manager Updates tab. I've been looking around on google and I've not been able to find a consistent answer to this. I ...
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Setting up SCCM on multiple domains

In a lab environment, I am attempting to configure an SCCM server (2007) to be our patch solution across three different domains. DOMAIN A (domA.sample): The trusted domain. SCCM01 (Server) is on ...
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ConfigMgr 2012 Reporting Services Point Installation

Here's my setup: ConfigMgr 2012 RTM Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Local SQL 2008 R2 SP2 (default instance) Reporting Services native mode I'm trying to install a ConfigMgr 2012 Reporting Services ...
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Configure SCCM so that files with a plus symbol (+) in the filename can be downloaded from the distribution point

We are using Microsoft SCCM 2007 to deploy program packages in our network environment. One of the packages (MathType, in case anyone's curious) has a lot of file names with a plus symbol + in them. ...
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CCMSetup issue - agent behind firewall

Trying to install an agent through a firewall. Have verified 443 & 8531 are open via telnet. CCMsetup.log shows the setup using HTTP, not HTTPS. Thought it was supposed to try using both HTTP and ...
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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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Can SCOM 2007 and SCCM 2012 co-exist?

One of our client's has an existing SCOM 2007 installation, with monitoring agents pushed out to all the Windows servers in their environment. They're now looking at installing SCCM 2012. What I ...
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Create a report in SCCM 2007 the shows server without a piece of software

Does anyone have a query that shows a list of servers WITHOUT a selected piece of software? i.e. SCOM agent, anti-virus, backup agent.
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SCCM 2012 unable to update boot images with pxe enabled

we are fighting an error in sccm 2012. When we attempt to distribute boot images (after selecting the pxe option) we receive an error that the pxe image cannot be expanded (distmgr log). Can you ...
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Deploy OS from Locally Stored WIM

I have a OS Deployment task sequence that is advertised to clients. During the Apply Operating System step in the sequence a WIM image file is downloaded from winPE then applied. Is it possible to ...
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SCCM cannot connect to SQL

I'm trying to install SCCM on my machine, but for some reason, I get this error: I think I've tried everything listed in the tutorials... I restarted my SQL-service My account is a sysadmin I'm ...
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Using GIT to track changes in MDT 2012

Can I use SVN or GIT to handle version control and tracking changes for deployments built in MDT 2010/Deployment Workbench ?
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Remove expired PXE certificates from SCCM

Our SCCM 2007 R2 environment, which runs in native mode, just had its PXE client certificates renewed. Now, the site server automatically blocks the old certificates, but it appears that there is no ...
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Effect of native mode SCCM site server signing certificate RENEWAL on non-domain computers

We have a native mode SCCM installation on our network. For security reasons, we have two servers that are NOT domain joined, but have the native mode SCCM client installed (and functioning ...
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What do each of the actions in the SCCM Client actually do?

So this sounds like a simple question but searching the internet I have been unable to find a list of what the different actions in the SCCM Client actually do. On my machine it is called ...
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SCCM 2007: I've moved my site database, how do I now delete the old site system?

I have a small SCCM 2007 installation. It has two 'site systems', the primary site system (SCCM01) and the database server (OLDSQL). For maintenance reasons, I had to migrate the database onto a new ...
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Using SCCM - small deployment?

I have a group of 20-30 Win7 machines that I want to install, update, do some small configuration to and then deploy into 'the field'. At my job they use SCCM to maintain the systems so I started ...
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Is it better to wrap packages for SCCM 2007?

I was checking with a fellow sysadmin and debating whether it was better to bundle a large install, say Adobe CS5, into a single self extracting installer or leave it as a bunch of smaller files when ...
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Restore Deleted Update List SCCM 2007

I mistakenly deleted an large update list from my SCCM 2007 console. Anyway to restore it?
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SCCM recurring OSD task sequence

Update: The question below was solved with the help of the accepted answer below. However, the actual cause of the problem was due to a bug. I have added another answer to this question below that ...
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SCCM software install errors

I'm having issues with a Win7 x64 client SCCM2007 R3 / Server 2008 R2 SP1 SCCM thinks that the software is not installing properly (exit code 1) , and hence retries to reinstall due to on fail ...
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Migrating to SCCM from WSUS-only updates. Keep existing approvals?

I've got a small 1-site SCCM 2007 deployment and I'm just getting to grips with pushing out Windows Updates to SCCM clients using it. I've previously managed updates by manually approving from WSUS ...
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restart a failed task sequence

When using a Task Sequence to reimage a PC, is it possible to restart the Task Sequence if an error occurs during one of the steps from where it failed? The only other options that I'm aware of are ...
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Run Microsoft SCCM Remote Control Viewer on Client Machines?

I've install SCCM 2012 on a server and have successfully used the Remote Control option to take control of a system I've setup to be managed by SCCM. Now, I don't want to have to log in to a server ...