There are many scenarios where there is a need to add a computer to an AD-group during deployment, for instance to enable the computer to use a wireless network or adding the computer to a application group. I created this little script which can be run for instance from a task sequence in SCCM, which
As we work with System Management of course we must deploy the SCCM Admin Console to our administrative computers automatically by using SCCM, installing it manually is no sport 😉 Many of us use SCCM 2007 R2 and as you all know it must be installed in addition to the SCCM admin console to enable
In some scenarios where the users have need of running say Windows 7 and Windows Vista/Windows 7 locally on different partitions it is fully possible to do this using Configuration Manager 2007. The user could be local admin on the second partition, useful for software developers, engineers e.t.c. However you will not be able to
Thought it would be a good idea to share the list of hot-fixes I normally apply when installing a new SCCM system, it can save you a lot of headache and troubleshooting after you install a new SCCM environment. User state migration fails on a SCCM 2007 SP1 client or on a SCCM 2007 SP2
Ran into a problem where WMI stopped responding on a Windows 2008 R2 server which we use to host a Primary Site server. Applied these two hotfixes on the Windows 2008 R2 server which are both related to WMI memory leaks, and now the system is running as a dream! KB981314 – The “Win32_Service” WMI class leaks memory in
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
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
When using a mandatory OSD advertisement to install a Operating system it is a great benefit to remove the computer from the Collection to where the OS deployment is advertised. The OSD task sequence advertisement can then be set to always rerun and all problems related to reinstalling an existing computer is solved. This can
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