Below is the query i had to put together to retrieve the last reboot times for the list of SCCM clients. Continue reading
This short post is just to share an easy way to retrieve details related to Security Scopes in SCCM, using the Power shell and the WMI. Continue reading
While upgrading SCCM 2012 SP1 to SCCM 2012 R2 for a recent client, I came across this issue where the installation continued to fail Continue reading
In order to install/configure WSUS to be used with SCCM 2012 SP1 on Windows Server 2012, perform the following: Continue reading
The user account running the Configuration Manager console has insufficient permissions to read information from the Configuration Manager site database. The account must belong to a security role in Configuration Manager. The account must also have the Windows Server Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM) Remote Activation permission for the computer running the Configuration Manager site server and the SMS Provider.
In this case, the systems had successful SCCM client installed, but the status remained In-Active despite several attempts of re-pushing the client and WMI remediation. One of the log files, “ClientIDManagerStartup.log” showed the below error messages:
Tried and tested this solution long ago to fix an SCCM 2012 client installation issue, but recently had to use the same steps again so I thought may be I should post a small blog. Continue reading