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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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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Error message on a BITS-enabled distribution point.

If a package gets stuck in the “Install Retrying” state at a BITS-enabled ditribution point.   And you see the following error message logged in the Microsoft Configuration Manager\Logs\distmgr.log on the server: “ERROR ExecMethod(): Failed to execute AppCreate2. error = The service cannot be started, either because it is disabled or because it has no…

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