SMS / SCCM system tray icon notifying ip address etc

Posted on 2011-05-06
Last Modified: 2013-11-21

Does anyone know of a way that SMS can put an icon in the system tray to notify ip address and computer name, etc.  That way users can look at it for remote control.   Kind of like VNC does.    

Thank you
Question by:SA-mattman
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    Accepted Solution

    I dont know is SMS/SCCM has that ability but you can take a look at BGinfo available free from microsoft.

    If you use the /taskbar option this will put the icon in the system tray like you wanted.
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    Expert Comment

    We have "My Computer" on the desktop showing "UserName at HostID" - it's a simple registry push.  I can find a link if you are interested.

    Author Comment

    Thanks for the replies guys.  We use the bginfo already for servers.  I wasn't aware of the extra functionality.   Everyone seems happy with it.  Plus we can add the help desk phone number onto the pop up box with bginfo.


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