In case you need to find the computer model and manufacturer of a remote computer, just use the following command in a command prompt window: %windir%\System32\wbem\WMIC.exe /node:"ComputerNameORIpAddress" ComputerSystem Get Model, Manufacturer If you need to specify user credentials, use the following command: %windir%\System32\wbem\WMIC.exe /node:"ComputerNameORIpAddress" /user:"domain\username" /password:"password" ComputerSystem Get Model, Manufacturer
Recently I reinstalled ConfigMgr server in my company and was looking for an easy method to upgrade all Configuration Manager clients to 4.00.6487.2000 version. Put some notes on the table and finally made the following plan: Create a report that counts all client versions. (This is optional, just for informational purposes). Report query is:SELECT TOP … Continue reading Upgrade Configuration Manager client
Today I again learned a lesson I knew for some time but was hoping that I can forget it. The lesson was about: “Trust anyone. Test for yourself.” Having to install WSUS on a remote SQL 2005 that had WSUS database installed before, I asked one SQL guy if renaming the old WSUS database is … Continue reading Problem installing WSUS on a remote SQL server.