After many years, giving this blog a rebirth. I lost my backup files and only found very few posts and those mainly about ConfigMgr 2012. Will post them below anyway; better few than nothing. Next planned articles will be about e-books and plain html maybe, we shall see Stay tuned!Also need to create/update “About” page. … Continue reading Getting back online
Symptoms Did your SMS_OBJECT_REPLICATION_MANAGER component shows a lot or 6004 MessageIDs with the following description: “Object Replication Manager failed to process Object changes. These changes will be retried on next processing cycle.”? Cause By design, maybe. Resolution Run the following query in SQL Management Studio (Warning! modifying the database directly may not be supported by … Continue reading Object Replication Manager failed to process Object changes.
Steps to perform on primary domain controller (DC) Extend AD schema Log in using a domain admin account Insert ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 DVD Open a command prompt window Type D:\SMSSETUP\BIN\X64\EXTADSCH.EXE and press Enter. Wait for a confirmation message in CMD window and then check for the existence of ExtADSch.log file in the root of C: … Continue reading Step-by-step guide to install Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 R2
Symptoms You make changes to a package and update your distribution points. Shortly you receive error messages in Component Status for SMS_DESPOOLER component. Status message details is similar to the following: Cause The destination drive where site server is uncompressing the package is full. Resolution If you don’t know the drive where the package is … Continue reading Despooler failed to merge delta to the compressed package. Error 112.
IF you during deployment you want to easily uncheck “Install new versions automatically” feature, there is a registry setting you can configure prior to actual IE setup.exe or msi, whatever you use. Copy the following text to a notepad and save it as a REG file. Then use REG IMPORT “Disable_AutoUpdate.reg” before you deploy your … Continue reading Uncheck “Install new versions automatically” in Internet Explorer 10 during deployment
Recently, I wanted to install Nokia Ovi Suite to several computers in a company that started to have problems with their internet provider; it’s a third day when they do not have internet connection. So I thought it’s a good idea to show them how they can use their Nokia E72 phones to connect their … Continue reading Uninstall software on remote computers using WMIC
Create a CMD file with the following content @echo off :: - - - - - Check if KB is installed - - - - - - - - systeminfo | findstr 2823324 :: - - - - - If not installed (1), exit - - - - - - - IF %errorlevel% EQU 1 … Continue reading Uninstall KB 2823324 using ConfigMgr
Let’s say you know the IP address of a computer but you don’t know the hostname. Seems to be an easy task with ping –a, if you have a working DNS If not, you can try the following approach: Create a cmd file on client’s computer. Say in \\IP\C$\Windows\Temp\FindHostname.cmd Edit FindHostname.cmd. Type in: echo %computername% … Continue reading Find computer name for a remote computer using PSExec
From Run or Command Prompt window: gpedit.msc /gpcomputer: Computername
First, if you want your query to display the right information, you must have a collection with all Windows 7 computers, regardless of the service pack version installed. Here is the simplest query to create “All Windows 7 computers” collection (please make this collection “Not collection limited”): 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 inner join SMS_G_System_OPERATING_SYSTEM on … Continue reading Collection with Windows 7 computers without SP1