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…


Sequencing the System Center Configuration Manager 2012 Administrator Console with App-V 5.0

*Update 12/11/2013 – Sequencing the Configuration Manager 2012 Admin console is not officially supported.  Attempt the steps below at your own risk! Hello again folks!  Today I’m going to step you through how to use App-V 5.0 to sequence the Configuration Manager 2012 Administrator Console.  In this example, I’m also installing SP1 and CU1 so…

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List of Public Microsoft Support Knowledge Base (KB) Articles for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr 2012)

Keep updated with the latest hotfixes!  This is a great reference to check on first when troubleshooting any issue. http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/9539.list-of-public-microsoft-support-knowledge-base-kb-articles-for-system-center-2012-configuration-manager-configmgr-2012.aspx?PageIndex=3


ConfigMgr 2012 Software Catalog error

While working on my ConfigMgr 2012 lab, I was trying to load the Application Catalog through the Internet Explorer browser (http://<servername>/CMApplicationCatalog) and I ran into the following error: “Cannot connect to the application server.” It continued to explain that The website cannot communicate with the server. This may be a temporary problem. Click the Retry…