Machine added to a ConfigMgr group is not captured during the Delta Discovery Process

Hi folks, my name is Sanman Parvalkar and I’d like to share information with you regarding Group Memberships and the Delta Discovery process in System Center Configuration Manager 2007. When adding machines to a Security group you usually want them to appear in the collection quickly although there can be a delay while waiting on… Read more

Troubleshooting an issue where ConfigMgr Active Directory Discovery from a Secondary Site to another Forest fails

Hi everyone, Arvind Kr. Rana here. We’ve seen this issue come up a couple of times so I wanted to give it a mention here just in case you run into it. The problem is that you may notice that a System Center Configuration Manager 2007 (ConfigMgr 2007) Secondary Site Server is unable to do… Read more

Known Issue and Workaround: Duplicate Records When You Use Unknown Computer Support with Active Directory Delta-Discovery

[Today’s post comes from Minfang Lv ] This post describes how and when you might see duplicate records when you use unknown computer support with Active Directory Delta-Discovery in Configuration Manager 2007 R3, what problems you might see,…(read more)… Read more

Using ConfigMgr 2007 to find and update specific versions of OpsMgr 2007 machines

Hi everyone, Vikram Sahay here and I’m back again with another interesting topic on system Center Operations Manager 2007. Hope you find it useful. Recently we were working on an  issue where we were getting an error indicating that an agent could not be removed from a Windows Cluster service node. While trying to delete… Read more

Active Directory System Discovery in ConfigMgr 2007 discovers more computers than expected

Sometimes you may find that System Center Configuration Manager 2007 discovers more computers than expected when employing Active Directory System Discovery. This happens primarily due to the leftover computer accounts and DNS entries of those machines that were a part of Active Directory (AD) sometime in the past but no longer continue to exist. The… Read more

An Overview of Active Directory Forest Discovery and Publishing in Configuration Manager 2012 Beta 2

From the System Center Configuration Manager Team Blog: In many large organizations, network configuration and Active Directory Domain Services are managed separately from Configuration Manager. Changes to the network topology or AD structure must be communicated between these teams to ensure Configuration Manager boundary settings are accurate. Up to date boundary information results in efficient… Read more

Active Directory Forest Discovery and Publishing in Configuration Manager 2012 Beta 2

[Randy Xu provides our first Config Manager 2012 beta 2 post] Background In many large organizations, network configuration and Active Directory Domain Services are managed separately from Configuration Manager. Changes to the network topology or AD  structure must be communicated between these teams to ensure Configuration Manager boundary settings are accurate.  Up to date boundary… Read more