Simple, but important, things

When I talk with customers new to SCCM there are two things I advise them to not mess with:  Heartbeat discovery and the “All Systems” collection. Heartbeat discovery is configurable, and it is ok to adjust the interval to meet your company needs, but don’t turn it off.  It isn’t obvious to the new SCCM…


Avoid duplicating work when collecting inventory

For those who have been using SMS and SCCM for a while this post will tell you nothing new, so check out the new picture at Http://bing.com and then go search for something else interesting to read. I’m a big advocate for avoiding duplicate work.  To that end there are many things which I work…


Adobe – Back again!

Hi folks.  For those that have been using SCCM and SCUP for a while you may recall that adobe had a limited catalog available for distribution via SCUP.  Adobe was removed from the “catalog of catalogs” which SCUP accesses.  Then they had a direct download of their Flash catalog.  Now they are coming around to…