Author: Jörgen Nilsson

Adding Serial Number to the “Computer information for a specific computer” report

I got this request from a customer and thought I could share it. Below query describes how to modify the query for the built-in report “Computer information for a specific computer” to include serial number.  The added sql commands are marked in red color if you want to change it yourself instead of copying the SQL

Serial Number report in SCCM

When working with the reports in SCCM you may want a report to get all the serial numbers for all computers. Below is a very simple report which includes: Name, Manufacturer, Serial number, Model. It will look like this: SQL Satement: select v_R_System.Name0, v_GS_PC_BIOS.Manufacturer0, v_GS_PC_BIOS.SerialNumber0,v_GS_COMPUTER_SYSTEM.Model0 FROM v_R_System JOIN v_GS_PC_BIOS on  v_R_System.ResourceID =  v_GS_PC_BIOS.ResourceID JOIN v_GS_COMPUTER_SYSTEM

Use DCM to monitor that all laptops are encrypted using Bitlocker

When creating a baseline for your environment Desired Configuration Management in Configuration Manager can be used to monitor that all laptops operating system drive is encrypted using DCM. This could be useful to verify that an administrator somewhere haven’t removed bitlocker or to make sure that the deployment strategi for bitlocker is working correctly. Create a new

Controlling reboot timeout and reboot message when using Install Software Updates in a Task Sequence

When using for instance a Install Software Updates step in a task sequence for instance if you use a Task sequence to first uninstall Office 2003 and then install Office 2007 then you want to install the latest patches during this task Sequence to make sure all security updates are installed. If the Install Software