SCCM R3 Beta – Admin Resources to Collection

There are many great new features in the new SCCM 2007 R3 – Beta which is available for download from Microsoft Connect. Features like centralized Power Management, Delta Active Directory Discovery, Dynamic Collection addition and Prestaged Media OS deployment support are really cool. There are some other smaller but still great improvements in the SCCM Console

System Center Configuration Manager Toolkit V2 released!

A new version of the System Center Configuration Manager Toolkit, “V2” has been released. New tools are: MP Troubleshooter Tool Delete Group Class Tool Preload Package Tool Send Schedule Tool. These tools where available in the SMS 2003 Toolkit and are now included in the System Center Configuration Manager Toolkit V2 in updated versions. They can be found

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