need to discover a computers from active directory to sccm

Posted on 2009-02-21
Last Modified: 2013-11-21
we were trying the vpro amt provisioning and to unprovision the client and reprovision it, we had to delete the comuter from the "all systems" collection as it was not updating the current state of the client. our sccm is configure to perform system discovery using active directory everyday. i have waited for two days and the computer account is not redescovered.  is there a way i can bring back the computer in the sccm as i need to perform some testing on the computer. can i somehow manually add it to all systems collection ans subsequently to other collections
Question by:mgmohiuddin
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    Expert Comment

    operating systyem deployment | computer association | right click | import computer information - then select "import single computer"

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    yes i did as you said, but it is showing the status as unknown and also is not displaying any information like the amt bios information, etc. will it collect inventory and display it later or i need to do something to update the clients information

    Author Comment

    i am testing amt provisioning and in the process my client got provisioned partially and it was showing the amt status as provisioned. but as it was not complete i had to undo the changes and redo the process with a few chanegs. i deleted the computer from all collections and also deleted all provisioning data along with it. then i used OSD tab  to import the computer to the collection and now it is still showing the status of the client as provisioned. although i totally reset the client computer. how can i have the updated status displayed
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    1) is the sccm client installed on the computer in question? has the client located the site and recieving policy ?
    2) if it is and talking to the site, simply force a policy update and hardware invnetory
    3) have you enabled the out of band management components ?

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