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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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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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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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SCCM Software Library Total Size Report

Is there an SQL query or powershell command to get the 1) Name and 2) size of each item in the Software library in SCCM 2012 R2? Sam Fakhreddine
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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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Trying to figure out Multicast with SCCM2012r2

Im trying to figure out if we should keep using unicast or switch to multicast. The unicast sessions and multicast sessions are done at the same amount of time. I have tested up to 3 PC's and the ...
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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 ...
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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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Separating what is migrated and restored with USMT

I am currently running System Center Config Manager at my workplace. We have integrated MDT and are running a UDI on all of our PXE deployments. I have a ton of MDT Task Sequences that use the UDI ...
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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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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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Deploy Windows To Go on external drive using Network boot, WDS or SCCM and WinPE

We are doing a project for a IT school, each student have an external drive (WD My Passport enterprise) and we are trying to deploy Windows To Go on these drives. Each student should be able to flash ...
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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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SCCM - How to make new deployed applications appear in Software Center faster?

I am trying to make the process between SCCM deployments and the Software Center (configmgr) faster, if not seamless. Right now, applications generally take about 1-2 hours to populate properly. ...
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Dell Optiplex 7010 Drivers do not install correctly during SCCM 2007 Deployment

I'm not sure if this the correct place to post this question, so if that's the case I'm sorry! I am currently working my way through SCCM 2007, as we are required to get all of the companies PCs up ...
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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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Why is SCCM 2012 R2 is pushing client to devices without being configured to do so?

As far as I know there are only three ways to install the SCCM client on devices: 1) Client push settings within SCCM 2) Group Policy 3) Standalone installation After enabling GPO to allow ...
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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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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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Scheduling Forefront Endpoint Protection with SCCM 2007

I just started using SCCM 2007 in our network (replacing the old IT assistant) and I was wondering how to schedule a scan for a group of computers using Forefront Endpoint Protection. What would be ...
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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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Why is Windows 8.1 Update and its prerequisites considered “not required” by SCCM?

I have a fresh (<2 months old) installation of a standalone SCCM 2012R2 server. I have installed the software update point and WSUS on the same server. SCCM and WSUS are synchronizing and some ...
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2 computers with same Previous ConfigMgr UUID

I have cloned a computer using CloneZilla and the two computers has the same "Previous ConfigMgr UUID" but all other UUIDs SIDs and so on are different. Will this be an issue with updates and talking ...
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How can I use SCCM to audit installed displays

I want to see a list of the model numbers of all the monitors attached to the computers in my firm. Is there an SCCM Query that will do this?
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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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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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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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Executing WMI methods by proxy - how can I keep credentials out of the hands of users?

Management wants me to create a script/application/ancient magical artifact that allows field technicians to perform a task on our Configuration Manager server (updating collection memberships - very ...
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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, ...