e2e: Configuring a simple HTTP Reporting Services Point in Configuration Manager

Previously I posted a blog for configuring reporting service point for “HTTPS” in ConfigMgr, but I have seen sometime people getting confused due to Certificates and URLs configuration when they are trying to configure it for HTTP (Simple) Reporting Service Point. The goal of this blog is to provide a step-by-step guide for configuring a… Read more

KB: v_GS_AntimalwareHealthStatus view reports incorrect Endpoint Definition status in Configuration Manager 2012

We have a new KB article that describes a problem where the Endpoint Protection view v_GS_AntimalwareHealthStatus reports an incorrect Endpoint Definition status based on the AntivirusSignatureUpdateDateTime value in versions of Microsoft Configuration Manager that are older than version 1511. This problem prevents some of the information typically found in state messages for Endpoint Protection from… Read more

Microsoft System Center Reporting Manager 2006 End of Support

Microsoft System Center Reporting Manager 2006 has reached its end of support date as of October 11, 2016. System Center Reporting Manager 2006 was built as a Microsoft SQL Server-based data warehouse that integrated management data from Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) 2005, asset information from Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) 2003, and business context data… Read more

A new Vulnerability Assessment Overall Report is available for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

An update is available to add the new Vulnerability Assessment Overall Report for the System Center Configuration Manager Vulnerability Assessment Configuration Pack. This new report will let a user show the compliance results on target computers. The new Vulnerability Assessment Overall Report will list the following items: List of Security, Administrative and Compliance Vulnerabilities for… Read more

KB: You cannot start Report Builder when the site database uses SQL Server 2012 SP2 on a server that is running ConfigMgr 2007 SP2

When you use the Create Report Wizard to create a model-based report in Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2), Report Builder is not started automatically. Instead, you see the browser try to open an address that resembles the following: http://Your_Site_Server_Name/ReportServer/ReportBuilder/ReportBuilder.application?Model=/ConfigMgr_Your_Site_Code/Your_Chosen_Model_Name For complete details regarding this problem as well as a work… Read more

System Center Endpoint Protection Client reporting issues after installing KB3025417 on Windows 8.1

Author: Brian Huneycutt, Software Engineer, Enterprise Client and Mobility Several customers have reported that the System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection (SCEP) client stops reporting any status to System Center 2012 Configuration Manager sites when…(read more)… Read more

KB: Reports in ConfigMgr 2012 R2 fail with “The specified directory service attribute or value does not exist”

Reports that are started from the Administrator Console in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager or from the Reporting Services website may not run as expected. Additionally, you may receive error messages that resemble the following: The DefaultValue expression for the report parameter 'UserTokenSIDs' contains an error: The specified directory service attribute or value does… Read more

How to get even better insights into your Configuration Manager data using Microsoft Power BI

System Center Configuration Manager and Microsoft Intune allow IT Pros to manage PCs and mobile devices, keep software up-to-date, set configuration and security policies, and monitor system status. The database and reports in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager hold a wealth of information about the state of these devices, including hardware inventory, compliance states, software… Read more