Managing Workgroup Clients in SCCM

This details are from technet but always i had found it hard to  find\search  it out To support workgroup clients, the following requirements must be met: Ø  During client installation, the logged-on user must possess local administrator rights on the workgroup system. The only account that Configuration Manager 2007 can use to perform activities that…


In-place upgrade from windows XP to Windows 7 using SCCM SP2 and USMT

  We had seen that when we migrate a Windows XP client (in-place) to Windows 7 along with the user sate  using SCCM OSD and USMT we are finding that the issue of the profiles have not got migrated though the operating system is installed. We had checked and found that the load state was…


Script to get a list of Add Remove programs from WMI

In many cases with SMS or SCCM we could see that the information pulled by the hardware inventory is not matching or incorrect you can use this. This will pull the information of list of programs listed in ADD\Remove Programs Script ================================================================================= strHost = “.”Const HKLM = &H80000002Set objReg = GetObject(“winmgmts://” & strHost & _   …


Configuration Manager 2007 SP2

A quick look at the Improvements in Configuration Manager 2007 SP2  ·         Operations Manager 64 -bit support:  The installation of Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 now includes x64 support for the Operations Manager 2007 R2 Client Agent. ·         Asset Intelligence: The certificate requirement required for the Asset Intelligence synchronization point is no longer required. ·         Remote…


Script to set the user proxy settings

 This is a VB script to set the user proxy settings . This can be used as a logon script ro set some specific proxy settings. I had found this after a extensive serach so though of sharing the same. =================================================================  Const HKCU=&H80000001 ‘HKEY_CURRENT_USERConst HKLM=&H80000002 ‘HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE Const REG_SZ=1Const REG_EXPAND_SZ=2Const REG_BINARY=3Const REG_DWORD=4Const REG_MULTI_SZ=7 Const HKCU_IE_PROXY =…


SCOMSp1 R2 agent shows high CPU utilization

Few possible resolution to overcome the CPU utilization by scom agents. 1) Make sure that the Script scan is not enabled by default in the antivirus you are using. If it is enabled disable the same and check 2)Make sure that the \Program Files\System Center Operations Manager 2007\Health Service State is excluded from the real…


VBSCRIPT To find the free space and total space of a group of system

   This script will read the INPUT file from the loacation and will find out the free space and total space of teh drives in the system and store it in OUTPUT.txt file. The Input file should be having the server names one servername per line (line delimted). Copy the file and save it as .vbs…


Unable to generate Reports on SCOM getting error Login failed for user ‘NT AUTHORITYANONYMOUS LOGON’

Problem ======= While trying to generate the report when you click on search button for findings objects \ groups you get the following error.   Application: System Center Operations Manager 2007 Application Version: 6.0.6278.0 Severity: Error Message: Login failed for user ‘NT AUTHORITY\ANONYMOUS LOGON’   This error comes on the console screen as well as…


My Blog in SMS and SCCM

A step by step for using OSD through System Center Configuration Manager 2007   Troubleshooting issues where clients are not reporting


Getting 31552 ->Exception ‘SqlException’: Timeout expired very frequently in SCOM server

In the SCOM server we  might  start Getting 31552 ->Exception ‘SqlException’: Timeout expired very frequently and  We will also see that the SQL server hosting the database role of the SCOM server going high on utilization of resources  and remaining for a long time.   Event Type:        Error Event Source:    Health Service Modules Event Category:               …