Inventorying and Reporting Scanners, Digital Cameras, and Webcams connected to Configuration Manager 2012 Clients

  Similar to one of my past blog posts on how to go about collecting network adapter driver information including which are wireless versus wired adapters, you can also collect things like Scanners, Digital Cameras, and WebCams which are attached to your clients. The registry key for these “Imaging Devices” is located in the registry…


Translate “Content_" folders into plain English in the 2012 ConfigMgr Content Library

Understanding and troubleshooting the new content library in Configuration Manager 2012 can be daunting at first.  In ConfigMgr 2007, packages followed a standard XXXYYYYY package ID format, so you could look in your \SMSPKGX$ directory and know which package was which. With the introduction of applications in Configuration Manager 2012, applications and packagaes are now…


Non-HTTPS enabled SSRS site does not work on a fresh Configuration Manager 2012 install

After adding the Reporting Services role to my ConfigMgr 2012 lab, I was immediately receiving errors such as “The underlying connection was denied: An unexpected error occurred on a send.” when I was trying to create or view reports in SSRS. After bringing up the Reporting Services Configuration Manager app within SQL 2008 R2, if…