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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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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What, exactly, is the SCCM client doing when it installs an .msi for a system?

I've been working with a particular .msi (AppleApplicationSupport.msi). I have installed it two different ways which I thought would be equivalent. However the results differ as follows. PSEXEC -i ...
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Does AppEnforce.log really log the context used for installation incorrectly?

I have a deployment type with the following attributes: Technology: MSI Installation behavior: Install for system Logon requirement: Whether or not a user is logged on Installation program ...
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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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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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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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How to securely install Windows executables across the network using SCCM?

We would like to install various Windows software (.exe) using SCCM but have noticed that SCCM uses a domain admin account when pushing executables. Thus, we are concerned that the account's password ...
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Remove crashed SCCM 2012 from Active Directory 2008 R2 (schema version 69) [closed]

Our VM SCCM 2012 as been deleted by other administrator the last years and we haven't backup. I want remove all trace of SCCM from our Active directory and workstation but i don't know how to do this. ...
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SCCM 2012 Software Update role - Can I still use WSUS?

I manage a network of about 1200 workstations and about 200 or so servers. We have migrated away from McAfee in favor of System Center Endpoint Protection for our corporate Anti-Malware solution. ...
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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 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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SCCM: Collection that queries against a security group

Is there a way to specify that a collection queries against a specific security group in AD, or can it only query against machines already in it's db put there via discovery methods?
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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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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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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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SCCM SUP cannot connect with WSUS Server - WSUS Server version 3.0 SP2 or above is not installed

On 6/1, one our Software Update Points lost the ability to connect to its WSUS Server: WSUS Control Manager failed to monitor WSUS Server "SCCM.ad.contoso.gov". Possible cause: WSUS Server version ...
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SCCM 2012 Installation Error - Download() failed with 0x80072EE2

I have been looking into SCCM for sometime now for mass imaging and group policy/software updates and installation so I decided to set it up in a virtual environment and start using it. Everything has ...
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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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Retrieve SCCM collection membership via PowerShell

I'd like to find a PowerShell script that retrieve the SCCM collections for a given computer or user. I know this can be achieve via a SCCM query, but I'd like to do this using a PowerShell function. ...
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Distributing content to remote DP sccm 2012

Keep getting an error when distruting content to a DP within the same subnet range. This is what I find in the distmgr.log Failed to find a valid drive on the distribution point ...
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SCCM user state migration - is this user's data gone?

Long story short(ish), we're on the tail-end of our XP to Windows 7 migration project, and finally got some VIP's machine in to be migrated. Since the machine is almost as old as the OS on it, this ...
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SQL & BITS Errors on prereq for SCCM 2012

Hey anyone that can help, I've been stumped by this problem for a while now and I've no idea what to do. I've installed SQL 2008 to run with SCCM '12. I've set Log On As a domain account with ...
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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. ...
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Silent uninstall of Lenovo ThinkVantage System Update

Need to rollout the newest Lenovo ThinkVantage System Update (v5.06.0034) via SCCM 2012. I want this update to supersede all lower versions and for that I need to uninstall those previous version ...
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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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Where should SCCM be installed in a small system?

Server 2012 R2 host running all VM servers to support a small IDE After collating guidance regarding SCEP I've decided to go ahead install SCCM even though I only initially need SCEP. (I figure I'll ...
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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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How to lock out normal (non-admin) users during software installs?

We have a lot of thin clients running Windows Embedded Standard 7 and an SCCM 2012 R2 server to manage them. The thin clients have their write filters enabled (FBWF) so machine changes are not ...
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powershell sccm import-module error

Have downloaded the sccm powershell module from https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=46681 Installed via the .msi no issues. On import, like so: > Import-Module ...
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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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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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Notification Area is broken on first login

All of the Windows 7 computers on our domain have a broken Notification Area the first time a user logs on to that machine. There are gaps where icons should be, and clicking on a gap doesn't open ...
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Splunk UniversalForwarder fails with “ DetermineContextForAllProducts failed witht: 0x65b”

I am attempting to deploy the Splunk UniversalForwarder as an SCCM application using an MSI Deployment Type to a small group of testing servers and am encountering an uncharacteristically confusing ...
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What does WindowsFeatures do in the Unattend.xml file?

According to Technet: WindowsFeatures specifies whether to show entry points for Internet Explorer, Media Center, Windows Media Player, and Windows Mail. What is an "entry point"? Is this the ...
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Dell T5810 SCCM Drivers for WinPE

So we just received some T5810's from Dell i am working on building a task sequence for in SCCM 2007. I am having trouble getting the correct drivers loaded for the image to install. I think i have ...
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SCCM: Zoinks… Mystery Maintenance Windows

What am I trying to do? We have a few SCCM clients, mostly publicly facing websites running on Windows Server 2008 R2's IIS 7.5, that are monitored by a system called XYmon. We have recently noticed ...
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Trying to run 2 commands in OSD SCCM

I need to activate Time Freeze (alternative for steadystate) as my last step. It has to run codes that it needs cmd /c C:\"Program Files"\"Toolwiz Time Freeze"\ToolwizTimeFreeze.exe /usepass=password ...
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Using SCCM and WMI to retrieve Font information

I need to be able to inventory the information about the fonts currently installed in our machines (around 200,000). It seems some users installed fonts they were not supposed to (due to licensing ...
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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: Detection Method for Exchange Server 2013 Management Tools

Trying to roll out Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Management Tools via SCCM's Application Management. Distribution and installation works fine, but the Softwarecenter Client completes installation ...
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SCCM2012 app install reports success but content doesn't arrive

I'm trying to deploy a custom background into %windir%\system32\oobe\info\background\backgroundDefault.jpg and have created bat, ps1 files in both Applications and Packages to try and deliver the ...
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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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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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How can I determine the last user who logged on to each PC on our domain?

We have a network of primarily Windows 7 (and Windows 8.1) PCs, and we'd like to be able to report on who is the most recent person to have logged on to the various hosts. We've got SCCM in place; ...
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During SCCM task sequence, is it possible to remove target machine from all collections?

I am attempting to create an 'end of life' task sequence for leased machines, and I would like to add an element to the sequence that removes the system from all collections (effectively removing it ...
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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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CCM_POST /ccm_system/request HTTP 501

Got a new WFE for SharePoint, added the IIS server role and installed SP, joined it to the farm In the SP logs I get Warning Alternate access mappings have not been configured. Users or ...