Category Archives: SCCM – System Center Configuration Manager

Re-Add declined WSUS Updates to ConfigMgr SUP

By | 23.04.2018

A couple of month ago, after migrating from Office 2013 to 2016, Office 2013 updates have been removed from ConfigMgr SUP and declined in WSUS. Now the customer requested to use Microsoft Infopath 2013, since this is the last version. So the patchmanagement had to be configured to support Office 2013 again. After the product… Read More »

SCCM / ConfigMgr – Tablets going to sleep during Operating System Deployment (OSD)

By | 11.01.2018

Recently we ran into the problem that Tablets went to sleep mode during Windows 10 OS deployment. The deployment continued when we struck the touch pad. It was not a model specific issue, as it was the same behavior for Dell and Lenovo Tablets. All other desktop and laptop devices went through the deployment without… Read More »

Using a Compliance Setting to create a WMI Instance to inventory Monitor Details

By | 20.09.2017

With Windows 7, we were using Roger Zanders Tool “DisplayInfo WMI Provider” to inventory Monitor Details. It creates a WMI class which holds information about the connected monitors. This has stopped working with Windows 10 since 1511. I did no further investigation, because I think this tool is no longer available officially. I found a great… Read More »

Helpdesk Troubleshooting Guide – Part1: ConfigMgr (SCCM) Application Deployment

By | 09.08.2017

This ConfigMgr troubleshooting guide focuses on the most common issues a Helpdesk employee has to deal with. If the ConfigMgr console is used to troubleshoot, read-only rights are enough. Part 1 deals with application deployment issues. If you feel something is missing, please leave a comment 🙂 Troubleshooting Tools Configuration Manager Trace Log Tool (cmtrace) Cmtrace… Read More »

Start the Softwarecenter when Applications are available

By | 17.07.2017

If you are using grace period with your general deployment strategy, it might be a bit late for this one. This feature was introduced in ConfigMgr TP 1606 and came into CB within 1610. But if you are still deploying using “Available” deployments, it might be helpful. Users are “sometimes” complicated. If installations are enforced… Read More »

Useful maintenance collections in SCCM – System Center Configuration Manager

By | 26.06.2017

Duplicate hostnames Sometimes System Center Configuration Manager  (SCCM) doesn’t manage to merge resources together when you create a resource for OSD. When it’s finished setting up, SCCM adds it through the configured discovery methods, which rarely ends in two resources with the same name. You can create a collection with this query to find those… Read More »