Enabling MAC address collection using Hardware Inventory

Author: Patrick Ngatchou, Senior Software Developer, Enterprise Client and Mobility A new hardware inventory class was introduced for Windows Phone 8.1 for WLAN MAC address. But, collection for this class using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager…(read more)


System Center Configuration Manager 2007 fails to inventory Registry keys on 64-bit clients

Just a quick heads up on another new ConfigMgr KB article we posted today: ===== Symptoms You may find that you are unable to inventory HKLM\Software registry keys on 64-bit (x64) Windows client machines without first populating the data under the Wow6432Node key in the registry on these clients. Note No other symptoms or errors…


ConfigMgr 2007: How to inventory mapped drives

I was asked a few days ago if ConfigMgr or SMS could inventory mapped drives, and while the answer is yes we don’t do it by default. In effect we report the logical disk but not mapped drives. In order to inventory mapped drives we first need to extend the sms_def.mof.  Mapped drives are in…