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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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Automating installation of the SCOM agent on a linux system

I've been tasked to find out if there is a way to install the scom agent automatically, on freshly spawned amazon instances. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh212686.aspx I'm worried that ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...