Need reference site for SCCM

Hi techs,
I am desktop support and am supposted to learn SCCM.  I know some functions like finding the collection and adding a machine to it and stuff.  But I need a site to use to study how to use sccm better.  Like a quick reference site or something similar.
Thank you,
Mark88
Mark O'BrienDispatch Software Support and Server AdministrationAsked:
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Vaseem MohammedCommented:
Learning SCCM must be done in a serialized manner.
As you might be knowing there are many concepts that needs to be understood.
refering blogs and articles at random might confuse.
My suggestion would be to buy these books, check the kindle version as their cost is less than printed book.
I personally refer these books on regular basis.
Mastering System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager: Mastering the Fundamentals, 3rd Edition
Mark O'BrienDispatch Software Support and Server AdministrationAuthor Commented:
There are no how-to websites that offer basic instruction on things such as how to add a computer to a collection?
Vaseem MohammedCommented:
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Mark O'BrienDispatch Software Support and Server AdministrationAuthor Commented:
Having difficulty finding sites offering basics.
- How to add computer to collection.
- How to check the status of a SW installation
- etc, etc...
Nagendra Pratap SinghDesktop Applications SpecialistCommented:
Mark O'BrienDispatch Software Support and Server AdministrationAuthor Commented:
Thank you Nagendra!  Looks good.

I am also looking for a site that is like a database or how to list of the basics of working with sccm for a Desktop Support tech who is not an SCCM specialist
Mark O'BrienDispatch Software Support and Server AdministrationAuthor Commented:
Im not trying to deploy & configure sccm.  Im just trying to learn how to use it to do basic functions
CotillionCommented:
I've always found this site helpful for SCCM info.

http://prajwaldesai.com/sccm-2012-r2-step-by-step-guide/
Mark O'BrienDispatch Software Support and Server AdministrationAuthor Commented:
I need a website where I can do a control shift F and find how to do things like add a machine to a collection
Nagendra Pratap SinghDesktop Applications SpecialistCommented:
Well use google! Most of the common things are on Prajwal Desai's pages.

or use the index of SCCM 2012 book unleashed . BTW everything in that book is available on many pages now.
Mark O'BrienDispatch Software Support and Server AdministrationAuthor Commented:
Ok can you show me one?  Ive had trouble finding that Nagendra
Nagendra Pratap SinghDesktop Applications SpecialistCommented:
Mark O'BrienDispatch Software Support and Server AdministrationAuthor Commented:
What about websites that have the contents of the book?
Nagendra Pratap SinghDesktop Applications SpecialistCommented:
Google books has the index etc. The writer has a blog called windows-noob.com which has most of the parts in a blog format.

http://www.windows-noob.com/forums/index.php?/topic/4045-step-by-step-guides-system-center-2012-r2-configuration-manager/

This is the index for most day-to-day tasks like the following.

CM12 in a Lab - How can I upgrade System Center 2012 Configuration Manager ?
CM12 in a Lab - How can I add a PXE enabled Distribution Point on Server 2008 X86 for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager ?
CM12 in a Lab - How can I display my System Center 2012 Configuration Manager hierarchy in Bing Maps ?
CM12 in a Lab - How can I enable Debug View in the Configuration Manager console?
CM12 in a Lab - How can I easily prompt for a computer name in Configuration Manager 2012
CM12 in a Lab - Importing Computers using a file

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Mark O'BrienDispatch Software Support and Server AdministrationAuthor Commented:
Id like to leave this open awhile.  Is that possible?
Mark O'BrienDispatch Software Support and Server AdministrationAuthor Commented:
Thank you techs.
Mark88
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