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I've been trying to deploy BGinfo and a Java excutable using SCCM, but so far, in spite of following what it seems all the correct steps, the jobs are not working. Neither one of these are deploying to the device collections I created. I need urgent help on this, if you need further information please feel free to ask.
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Running the latest version of SCCM.  Very simple question about ADR (Automatic Deployment Rules), but can't find the answer on-line, and not close to a lab environment to test.

When configuring an ADR to deploy patches, does the deadline date (in number of days) begin counting after the available date, or after the evaluation date?

For example, let's say it's Sunday.  I set up an ADR and run an evaluation on Sunday evening, at 8 pm.  I configure the ADR available date for 1 day.  This means that the patches are available on Monday, at 8pm.  I also configure the deadline date for 6 days.

Does the 6 days begin counting from the available date, which is Monday?  Or does it begin from the evaluation date, which is Sunday?

Thanks for you input!
I  am in to the learning process of SCCM  because we are planning to have it in to our  envirnment. I need a network diagram on how SCCM will communicate with clients (ports required for client deployment, ports required for client check ins, ports required for package deployments, etc.Which will discribe us full functionalitry of the products.
Is there any guid line avaialbe
Greetings all!

My company uses SCCM to deploy software including Microsoft OS and application patches.  We've been having a number of issues with systems not accurately reporting back the various patches via Quick Fix Engineering.  These systems are Windows 7.

We have not yet found the cause of this but a handful of systems are reporting (incorrectly) that only a single patch is installed.  That patch is kb3063109, related to HyperV issues.  We're not sure why that patch was applied to these systems but when I remote into those systems and go to installed updates, this KB is nowhere to be found, and thus, can't be uninstalled.

Googling several variations of 'kb3063109 issues' and 'why can't I uninstall kb3063109' have come up with nothing helpful.

Anyone have any experience with this?   Appreciate the time.
how can i integrate Qualys and SCCM 2012 R2 for patching purposes
Testing application deployment with SCCM current branch to a user collection. I made a mistake and improperly deleted an application (failed to retire it first, and delete revisions prior to deleting app). I then recreated it with a different name.

What I have in my test user's Software Center is a listing for the now deleted application. The last attempt to install this initial application failed.  The status still shows it as failed. I have rerun all the actions in the Config Mgr client on the test user's computer (namely "Application Deployment Evaluation Cycle" and the "Machine Policy Retrieval & Evaluation Cycle", and even the "User Policy Retrieval & Eval Cycle").

I found one suggestion to delete the DP copy. This is an application. So while I "distributed the content", I don't see a directory that matches the application ID anywhere on my distribution point. So I can't see how to try this.

[update] The test user only sees the deleted application in Software Center from the computer the install was originally attempted (it always failed - which is why I deleted it).  When the test user logs in to another computer, the deleted application is NOT listed in Software Center.

I've seen plenty of posts about this issue. I surely won't delete an application the wrong way again. But I need to make sure this ghost is gone before I start using Software Center for all our end users.
I cannot get an uninstalled program to stop showing in SCCM query.  I've:
Uninstalled it.  
Run a script to remove the registry settings
Deleted the program folder.
Run Hardware and Software Inventory Cycles

The program is still showing up in my query against the program name.

I need to remove this from the SCCM report ASAP because of an audit. (It was accidentally added to one of the gold images, even though it's not been used in 10 years.)
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I am unable to push updates to users. Windows updates only finds the config manager client. I have even pushed the latest pre-release client to all users. The computers still only see the one update. 1% of our clients work perfectly fine installing updates. The other 99% never detect the updates at all.
Hello All,

I've tried Googling a solution to inserting a task sequence into a reference image to include a 'balanced power option' for a hybrid tablet:

Lenovo MIIX 320-10ICR

To which all i seem to find is only a task sequence for a 'high performance power configuration'. However only want the above for consistency. As these devices are being rolled out to the retail arm of the estate.

Therefore i wish to know if this is achievable, and if so by what is the best possible method to implement this configuration.
I'm interested in learning how to deploy and use Windows System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) and System Center Operations Manager (SCOM).

I would like to obtain this software that I will use only in my home personal training environment.

What options does Microsoft have for licensing or providing this software for training purposes?

I am a Microsoft Certified Professional and in order to learn how to use and support this software, I need to actually deploy the software in my personal networking environment at home.

Or where can I purchase this software from for a reasonable price?
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Configuration Manager cannot Connect to Site Database in SCCM

Please see attached logs.

Thank you in Advance.
I am having an issue on a W10 workstation, the SCCM software center client shows waiting for user log on, and says the application is installing. Do not have access with the SCCM server. The screenshot is attached. Tried CCMrepair, stopping and starting SMS service. Any help. Infact the same client installed many other applications and stopped for one app, where as the same app is getting installed with other workstations.
Thanks in advance
SCCM windows 10 (64-bit) deployment has mystery task status of "Program rejected (wrong platform)" at the very end of task sequence history report. There are no error codes that I can see in the report. It looks like everything installed correctly. I've tried disabling recently added tasks to see if I can find the culprit, but no such luck.

I don't see anything in the smsts.log. But it's very possible I'm not looking for the right thing.

I've double checked the 64-bit specific package installs to make sure the "requirements" are defined properly.

While I'm trying to find whatever it is I've missed, does anyone have any suggestions on how to find the problem task?

At our company we have our SQL servers in a VLAN that is isolated from the Internet for security reasons. We use SCCM to patch them like all our other servers and workstations. We get alerts from our firewall that these servers are trying to access external windows update servers with names like this:
This is a problem for finding the real threats in our firewall alerts, and we are also concerned that servers and workstations that are not in the isolated VLAN are probably connecting to windows update servers and we would rather they didn't.

We have tried to disable windows updates with a group policy:
    Computer Confirguration, Policies, Administrative Templates, Windows Components, Windows Updates
        Configure Automatic Updates -> Disabled

I'm hoping I can get suggestions for other settings I can make to prevent these servers from trying to access windows updates. Our intention is that only SCCM will be the source for windows updates.

We have 20,000 users and we have upgraded to version 1706.

Now, we want to manually (not through sccm) install the new upgraded client on some test machines. However, when we do, it always installs the older version! We get it from the same place as always: \\servername\sitecode\client

But, no matter what, it still installs the older client. Not the upgraded one. We removed the client first. And he installed it from that location, and still it’s the older client.

Anyone know something that we are missing? Is the new client located elsewhere?

Thank you for your great assistance!

Hi Guys,

I received a new HP ProLiant DL 380 G10 (new generation) and I created a new boot image x64 with the necessary drivers to deploy images on that kind of machines (as I just upgraded my SCCM 2012 R2 to sp1).
I also created a new iso file (task sequence via media) based on the new boot image including the new drivers. During the capture process I received a error code 0x80070490 directly after the wizard. I also attached the smsts.log, because I become crazy trying analyzing these generic error messages...
Can I ask you to help me by checking the log file?
Thanks in advance,

Hello - I currently in the process of upgrading our existing SCCM version. When I look at our current version, I see we have Version 5.00.8239.1000
Build number 8239. Now when I look at our 'Installed' updates, I see that CUM Update 3 for ConfigMgr SP2 and R2 SP1 5.0.8239.1403. This is confusing and I am not sure why SCCM lists an older version. Can someone help me figure out why my SCCM console has older version? How can I make sure I am updated correctly?


I want to migrate user and machines from an old SCCM environment over to our new SCCM environment but don't how or where to start.  Can someone assist?
Hi i have a problem with SCCM 1802. My problem is that, when it reach applying drivers step on TS, stuck 1 or 2 min here and suddenly , gives me an error( 0x80072EFE) during OSD deployment
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Doing inplace upgrade for Windows 7 to Windows 10 Enterprise.
We are using SCCM 2012, have followed this article; 
Have attached the errors i am getting, I have downloaded Windows 10 Enterprise again, but errors are same.
Hello SCCM Guru's!

We are currently running SCCM SC 2012 R2 CM SP1, with a base of: 5.00.8239.1000

We use it for about 22,000 machines.

We need to upgrade as soon as possible due to security guidelines.

Our SCCM team has searched far and wide on the web to upgrade to the latest base and version, but cannot find any upgrade path so far.

Would any of you be able to help us out with this upgrade process?

Your help is greatly appreciated!!

is their an option in the sccm 2012 that allowed the remote viewer session to have specific period of time by minutes or hours, because when i remote machine in my domain i found it disconnected after 10 minutes and found the remoted machine locked?

my domain is win 2012 datacenter
I recently installed SCCM 1702 and upped it to 1710 on Windows 2016 - trying to use it for imaging Dell Latitude 7480s with Windows 10 - I set up everything correctly as far as I know - DHCP, ports, WDS, viable WIM image for OS and updated the x64 boot image with the Dell supplied ethernet drivers and re-distributed it, yet when I boot to PXE I still cannot get to the TS instead it reboots during the net connection of Windows PE initialization.
I have used F8 to test if I have an IP and when I did, I was given command prompt at the X: drive, there i ran ipconfig and got an auto-configuration ip address displayed... Strange but that IP was not in my DHCP range...
So I went to view the SMSTS log created with each attempt and could not make heads or tails of the issue with that, except the following two lines:

<![LOG[RegOpenKeyExW is unsuccessful for Software\Microsoft\SMS\Task Sequence]LOG]!><time="07:57:42.531+480" date="03-28-2018" component="TSBootShell" context="" type="2" thread="956" file="utils.cpp:831">
<![LOG[GetTsRegValue() is unsuccessful. 0x80070002.]LOG]!><time="07:57:42.531+480" date="03-28-2018" component="TSBootShell" context="" type="2" thread="956" file="utils.cpp:864">

I have attached the most recent log contents to this question as well. I am at my wits end with this and think there may just be something simple and silly I am missing. PLEASE HELP! Thanks - GP
We have SCCM 2012 using a separate SQL server on the back end. I can edit reports, create new datasets using only the "SCCM Administrator" user locally and remote.

I had an issue editing the query for the datasets remotely until importing the SQL server's certificate to the local desktop's certificate store. But that much is resolved now.

I have (domain) users who have been assigned a "Report Administrator" rule.  They can create and edit reports remotely.  But they cannot edit queries b/c the SQL server Report Builder prompts for credentials to the Data Source when opening the dialog box to edit the query.

The error is "unable to connect to data source", with details showing that the login failed for the domain user.

I've tried adding a SQL login for one of the domain users but it did not work in my initial tests. Maybe I did something wrong?

I'm new to SQL Report Builder. Can someone walk me through what's missing for these domain users to be able to access the Data Source so they can edit queries?
I am having PXE boot issue when IP6 tunnels appears in WinPE Client.

my home lab. Hyper-V.  
Domain Controlar    Dchp on , Dns on ,   Port DCHP 66 and 67 on to point to WDS server.

WDS Server, I have SCCM , SQL and SCCM  Installed, trying to pxE booot in WDS server.

trying to PXE Boot to client MACHINE I see  Ip6 is on  in WinPE . Is there away I Can turn off ip 6 from client machine?






Systems Center Configuration Manager (SCCM, formerly known as Systems Management Server) is Microsoft’s system software for managing large groups of not only Microsoft computers, but those running other operating systems, such as Linux, OS-X, and various mobile technologies.