We recently had a company come in to deploy office 2007 via SCCM (essentially to install and setup SCCM, then to install office 2007 across the domain) . They build a collection which is several layers deep which is qualified by dhcp ranges.etc, but more importantly if it has office 2003, it will install office 2007. The picture attached will provide a better idea of the collection depth. The clients update every hour to the server and the server does a discovery for new PCs once every day. we have approx 1100 pcs in the trust.
Would this be an accurate assessment when someone says it will take a few days ...
What we are seeing after looking at reports the software is being installed and successful , but the collections are still the same number. In theory based on the sql query which is applied to the collection , the PC should drop out of the collections after office is installed.
The company are saying it will take a few days for the collections to update which seems quite strange. The clients speak to the server on the hour and the server does a discovery at least once a day.