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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.

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Running SCCM Current branch version 1606.  Deployed a new child primary without any issues, and can distribute content to that primary without any issues.

I have also been able to without issues deploy the client from the child primary to clients.

Now I need to deploy packages and applications using the child primary.  Multiple errors:

> When I deploy one application to multiple clients the first error I see is that on the software catalogue on the clients it just says waiting to download and stays at 0%
> On some clients the application is downloaded/installed successfully but when I try to deploy software updates it fails to receive them

All other clients on other sites are fine, so it is something specific with this child primary.  I've checked/tried the following to resolve it:

>  Changed the distribution settings for the application to "Automatically download content when packages are assigned to distribution points" - This stopped the clients from trying to download the application completely and it just says "past due".  When I then try to manually click install it brings up an error message stating that Software Center can not be loaded (attached)
>  Checked the BITS and .net are installed correctly on the Primary
>  Restarted the clients and the primary
>  Checked the boundary setup is correct and that there is not a duplicate.  It is and I don't think i would be able to deploy the client if this was incorrect
>  Reinstalled the SCCM …
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Hi all,
We are going to deploy Office 2016 (Currently using Office 2010) through SCCM 2012, what do we have to take into account before update process?
Also how does SCCM uninstalls the old office and installs the new one on the top? how does it differentiates between office32 bit and 64? and then install the right version?
Any articles and steps on how to deploy and configure it will be helpful.
Would installing office 2016 through SCCM would be the best way? or deploying it through Group policy will be better?

We have SCCM current branch 1706, with a SQL 2012 server on the back end running SSRS. I would like to allow our Service Desk access to create their own reports in one specific folder only - protecting all the other folders containing the standard SCCM reports.

Is there a way to define a security scope that's SSRS folder aware? I don't think I can do this from the SSRS side. I believe SCCM sets all permissions via policy on those SSRS folders every 15 minutes.
Hi, we have noticed that the temp folder in C:\Windows\CCM\Temp is getting filled with the end result of running out of disk space in Windows.
We are running CM 2012 CB.
Doesn't seem to be affecting all users.
I have googled but not able to find anything about this folder and how we can control the size of the content.
Any ideas are welcome.

I have tried searching and it seems that microsoft has removed th service packs for SCCM 2012 SP1, does anyone please have a link that works as i need to install them to get somethings to work.
Guys, can anyone provide install script to install the above mentioned HP audio driver using SCCM push
My x86 boot wim is broken.  The x64 works fine.  I've tried to re-create it a couple of times.  I'm having a brain-f*rt here somewhere.

Re-downloaded the ADK, tried combinations of drivers, etc.  Can't push 32 bit images.

Even creating a bootable USB task sequence media, the x86 shows no OS.  Again, the new x64 works fine.

This started recently, when all imaging was broken.  In trying to fix, I re-created both the x64 and x86 boot.wims.  (That problem turned out to be an 'orphaned?' machine in the database.  All 'unknown' computers were being seen as that machine- but I digress)

We have a number of 32 bit machines in one of our departments that are going to Win 10.  I can do the upgrade but can't push an image a bare metal x86 machine.  

Thanks in advance.
I was looking for assistance in customizing the Software compliance - 1 and 3 reports.  I do not want it to prompt for collection ID or software update group.  I want to specify in the report the collection ID and Software update group so i can save each one individually and set up subscriptions to have them emailed to the site leads for each location(collection) every month.

As many users already reported, this month there are a lot of issues with WSUS.

I have an SCCM CB 1702 Site Server with WSUS on same server.

All was working fine until approx. 1 month ago.
The w3wp.exe process is constantly running at 95-100%.

I installed this Hotfix as described here.

However, the hotfix didn't solve the CPU usage but I could open the WSUS console again. (didn't start before)

After I've installed the hotfix, the WsusPool shuts down after recycling.
I've increased Private Memory to 8GB (used to be 4GB) but it still shuts down.
Only after I've set Rapid-Fail Protection to False the WsusPool is not shutting down.
But this doesn't seem to be a very smart setting.

Errors that keep coming back...
Sync failed: WSUS server not configured. Please refer to WCM.log for configuration error details.. Source: CWSyncMgr::DoSync
STATMSG: ID=6703 SEV=E LEV=M SOURCE="SMS Server" COMP="SMS_WSUS_SYNC_MANAGER" SITE=CM2 PID=2804 TID=6100 GMTDATE=do sep 14 10:02:26.175 2017 ISTR0="CWSyncMgr::DoSync" ISTR1="WSUS server not configured. Please refer to WCM.log for configuration error details." ISTR2="" ISTR3="" ISTR4="" ISTR5="" ISTR6="" ISTR7="" ISTR8="" ISTR9="" NUMATTRS=0
Sync failed. Will retry in 60 minutes

Hi Team,

We are using MDT Captured SCCM OSD task sequence to upgrade all our Windows 7 machines to Windows 10. We have 6 different domains and looking for a good script to hardcode all the domain information to make the Task sequence as ZTI(Automated). Currently we have techs going to each machine and selecting specific domain before starting task sequence and looking to automate this. Can someone help me with this.

Thanks in advance.
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Hello experts,

I have a Mac book and windows machine. I have vmware fusion installed on Mac and vmware workstation installed on windows. I am building a lab for sccm at home. How can we connected my two machines?

I have SCCM task sequence which replace the OS from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10.
I have not configured any partition setting in the task sequence, but enabled USMT
OS upgrade will initiated from software center when user logged in to Windows 8.1
Challenge is
1. Windows 8.1 system has around 2GB of system partition without any drive letter assigned to it and windows 10 trying to install on that partition and getting failed - Is there any solution for this
2. Some computers the installation completes but at the end around 5GB recovery partition gets created, How can it avoided? I need only one partition in the system
I need help finding script to change  ad machine attribute during osd. basically want to use it in taskseqence .
I am trying to uninstall/remove Tor Browser from clients (Windows 10 machines) using SCCM 2016. Is there a script that I can run to remove the browser? Is there any other way to remove this? using Package or Application? Not sure. I am new to SCCM and I am not sure how its done. Tor browsers are not in their add or remove programs. These users have them in their C drive somewhere, program files, users folder and desktop files.
HI Team,

one link from primary to secondary site is failed. I tried to troubleshoot with few logs and replication analyzer tool but not sure how to resolve it. Please help, please find attached error details. Please provide few hint or suggestion, thanks.
HI. i am trying to change computer attribute during osd in tasksequence/mdt. somehow logs shows is access denied. looks like powershell only  works when run as clients and pushing via group policy. but I was wondering if anyone have idea to change add attribute value via taskseqence after domain join.
help will be appreciate it. right now i wrote my script it works as user run it but it does not work to system run it.
Hello Experts,

Today I have an SCCM question.  Let me just say, that I’m not an SCCM expert by any stretch of the imagination.

I learned our workstations were missing an Internet Explorer security update from 2015.  I decided I would try to push this update out via SCCM (we are running SCCM 2012).  I went through the process (at least what I think is the correct process) to setup a software update group, download the updates and deploy them to the test collection (which only contains one PC).  When I came in this morning and checked the status of the deployment, it should my one PC as being compliant.  See the screenshot below.

However, when I logged onto my test PC to verify the update is installed, it is not showing up in the installed update list or update history.  I have provided the SCCM steps I used in pushing this update out below.

My questions are:
-      Why did my test PC show compliant when the update was not installed?
-      Is there an SCCM log I can be looking at for deployments?

Any help is greatly appreciated.


SCCM Steps:
1.      Remote into the SCCM server.
2.      Open the Configuration Manager Console.
3.      Click on the "Software Library" option in the navigation pane.
4.      Expand the "Software Updates" option in the navigation pane.
5.      Double-click on the "All Software Updates" option in the navigation pane.
6.      Input your search criteria to find the appropriate update.
7.      Select the updates you want to push out.
8.      …
I have SCCM 2012 r2 Running in my Production environment. and I'm deploying test sccm 2016. Is it recommended to use different system management AD container. What if I used same for both environment.  what about extending AD schema?

I am trying to deploy window 7 x64 through SCCM 2012 R2 and using below link..

But as soon as I start the blank machine and press f12 it says operating system not found. Please see the issue in below snapshot

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Hi experts,

I am trying to push client using SCCM 2012 R2. I have 3 systems :

1) Domain controller
2) SCCM server added in domain controller
3) client (window 8)  added in domain controller

I am trying to push client from system enter 2012 r2 console


but it is not visible in task manage of client computer

please suggest
Hi ,

I am trying capture reference image via capture media (SCCM 2012 SP2 create task sequence media - capture media) from windows 8 and it got failed with below error:

please suggest,
Hiya all,

I have a block of Powershell that doesn't do what I want it to do, else I wouldn't be here. The aim is to import a list from a CSV file (called ADGroupToSCCM.csv) that has the AD group name and the SCCM Collection Name.

From there, the powershell script should extract the list of machines that's in the AD group, find the ResourceID and add the ResourceID through a Direct Membership Rule in SCCM Current Branch (1702).

So far, I got this (name masked). And it's working up to the point with Get-CMDevice -Name $ADMember | Select ResourceID. It just completely skips it. Running it manually does get the desired effect, but not automatically. It is run directly on the server.

Who can help unravel this mystery for me? Note that I am just a starter with Powershell and most of my experience comes from batch and VBS.

Import-Module "$($ENV:SMS_ADMIN_UI_PATH)\..\ConfigurationManager.psd1" 
Set-Location "CE1:"

Import-Module ActiveDirectory

$csvData = Import-CSV -Path C:\Users\hidden\Documents\ADGroupToSCCM.csv

foreach ($row in $csvData)
    $ADMembers = Get-ADGroupMember $row.ADName -Recursive | Select Name
    foreach ($ADMember in $ADMembers)
    Get-CMDevice -Name $ADMember | Select ResourceID
    Add-CMDeviceCollectionDirectMembershipRule -CollectionName $row.CollectionName -ResourceID $ResourceID -Force

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Hi experts,

I am following this  link to capture an image through SCCM

But I am not able to capture image and facing below issue,

Hi all,
We have SCCM 2012 installed in our organization. Recently i noticed there were a few computers that were inactive after a bit of digging around i found out that the registry key provisioning mode must have no value for the clients to be discovered. So I did a group policy for all the workstations to have a blank registry value for provisioning mode.Once i did that none of my clients are active.  I have also tried putting it back to the value it was before.
I am trying to make a collection that looks and finds all of our lab testing machine. The device name can be different on the front end and back of the number listed. I have enter the following query to grab all of them into a collection to make it easy for my team instead of everyone make there own collection and a new collection for every project. These test machines are always in this lab, so if we can just add deployment to these test machines that would make life easier them make some many collection and deployments. The query i am using is not working.

select SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceID,SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceType,SMS_R_SYSTEM.Name,SMS_R_SYSTEM.SMSUniqueIdentifier,SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceDomainORWorkgroup,SMS_R_SYSTEM.Client from SMS_R_System where (SMS_R_System.Name >= "%9901%" and SMS_R_System.Name <= "%9929%") or (SMS_R_System.Name >= "%9940%" and SMS_R_System.Name <= "%9999%")






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.