Collection membership rule to check for clients that are members of multiple AD groups

The following collection query will list all clients that are part of the following AD groups: “APP-1” and “APP-2”.  select SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceID,SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceType,SMS_R_SYSTEM.Name,SMS_R_SYSTEM.SMSUniqueIdentifier,SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceDomainORWorkgroup,SMS_R_SYSTEM.Client from SMS_R_System where SMS_R_System.ResourceId in (Select ResourceID from SMS_R_System where SMS_R_System.SystemGroupName LIKE “%\\APP-1”) and SMS_R_System.ResourceId in (Select ResourceID from SMS_R_System where SMS_R_System.SystemGroupName LIKE “%\\APP-2”) The following query does the same and also excludes all…

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Configure IIS Response Buffering Limit on ConfigMgr reporting points

 If you get a HTTP 500 error when trying to watch a report e.g “History – Specific task sequence advertisements run on a specific computer” With show friendly HTTP error messages enabled in IE:The website cannot display the page  HTTP 500  This error (HTTP 500 Internal Server Error) means that the website you are visiting…

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Setup PXE service point on Windows Server 2008 R2

Install Windows Deployment Services (WDS) Start Administrative Tools \ Windows PowerShell Modules (Run as Administrator) > Add-WindowsFeature WDS > WDSUTIL /initialize-server /reminst:<X>:\Remoteinstall If WDS is running on the same box as DHCP: > WDSUTIL /set-server /DHCPoption60:yes > WDSUTIL /set-server /usedhcpports:no Add the PXE service point Distribute both x64 and x86 Boot Images to both SMSPXEIMAGES$…

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Some packages will not download from BITS enabled distribution points in ConfigMgr 2007

If a package has folders that contains characters like “+” or “-” there can be problems on BITS-enabled distribution Points. The package will not download and only the folder structure will be created in the client cache.    To troubleshoot on the client from a command prompt run: “bitsadmin /list /allusers”   {92C8E35D-7B11-4B1B-885A-350C7B2AFE32} ‘CCMDTS Job’ ERROR…

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How to extend the MDT 2010 database with custom settings

Add a new column to the settings table (can be done with SQL Management Studio)   Give it a name and specify a datatype   Run the following stored procedure against the MDT database EXECUTE sp_refreshview ‘[dbo].[ComputerSettings]’ EXECUTE sp_refreshview ‘[dbo].[LocationSettings]’ EXECUTE sp_refreshview ‘[dbo].[MakeModelSettings]’ EXECUTE sp_refreshview ‘[dbo].[RoleSettings]’ Edit the customsettings.ini with the new column Under the…

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