Prerequisites The following are required to build the Windows 7 USB Media: Windows 7 Machine USB Removable Drive   Step by Step: How to prepare the USB The USB device must be prepared prior to generate the stand alone media. On a Windows 7 PC, Insert the USB device and launch the command line in […]

System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 allows client installation on Windows Server 2008 Core systems* but it does not differentiate between Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 Core machines in either queries, collections or reports. * Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 Supported Configurations: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee344146.aspx To determine which SKU a particular machine is running, you can use […]

During the Build process if you encounter any issues you can perform further investigation with the below mandatory information Machine model Error code with snapshot Error stage with snapshot (may be hiding behind the Task Sequence error window) Single system failure OR multiple systems failures Build Failure Logs (as described below) Mention if any HW component […]

This is one guide that will take your SCCM skills and environment to a whole new level ! This would give you good insight into your infra and also let you understand how the enterprise class Microsoft Suite is behaving under the hood. The guide has also been implemented in several real world production environments […]

This guide will take you through troubleshooting guides, tips, tricks and tools to achieve 95%+ compliance in your environment and maximum coverage. The guide assumes the following environmental conditions:   Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3 WSUS 3.0 SP2 used as base for Software Updates Windows Client endpoints Three tier SCCM hierarchy   – […]

SELECT     R.AD_Site_Name0,     Count(SMS_Installed_Sites0) AS ‘Count’ From     v_R_System R     JOIN v_RA_System_SMSInstalledSites SIS ON R.ResourceID = SIS.ResourceID Group By     R.AD_Site_Name0 

Download SQL Query   The Query : select sys1.Name, sys1.DefaultSiteCode, (select SUBSTRING(sys2.ServerNALPath, CHARINDEX(‘\\’, sys2.ServerNALPath) + 2, CHARINDEX(‘”]’, sys2.ServerNALPath) – CHARINDEX(‘\\’, sys2.ServerNALPath) – 3 ) + CASE sys2.Flags WHEN ‘1’ Then ‘ (Slow)’ WHEN ‘0’ THEN ” END + ‘; ‘ as ‘data()’ from vSMS_BoundaryGroupSiteSystems as sys2 where sys1.GroupID=sys2.GroupID for XML path(”)) as ‘Site System’, (select […]