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Installing SCCM Reporting Services Point

In this post you’ll find the steps on how to install the SCCM Reporting services point role. Make sure that SQL Reporting Services is installed and configured in your environment. Install the role In the SCCM console go to Administration > Site Configuration > Servers and Site System Roles  Right click on the server that will … Continue reading

ConfigMgr: Database Replication – Link Failed between CAS and Primary Site

Recently I was troubleshooting a case on Database Replication – Link has Failed between the CAS and one of the Primary Sites. Case Summary Problem: The main issue is with the Data Replication Service (DRS). It was found out that the Primary Site’s Database Server is running low on storage. However after increasing the database storage the link … Continue reading

Solved: Specific Windows 10 1703 Computers not showing in SCCM

I visited a client last Friday, to troubleshoot a case were after a batch of HP laptops got OS Refreshed to Windows 10  some of them are NOT getting anything pushed down in Software Center. Problem: Actual report received: Windows Updates and Software does not appear in Software Center. Reported that they have re-image these machine on correct … Continue reading

Windows 10 OSD: Setting English (Singapore) and Chinese (Simplified, Singapore) Language Input all users

This post will show how to set both English (Singapore) and Chinese (Simplified, Singapore) Language Input in Windows 10 during OSD. Below are the detailed steps: Preparing the registry settings. In a Windows 10 machine, launch the registry editor (Regedit.exe), browse to the HKEY_USERS\DEFAULT and delete everything under the default user registry. ***Note: All folders under the default user registry needs to … Continue reading

Notes from the Field: Windows Update Failed to Install from Software Center

Problem:  I was ask to come down to a client last Friday to troubleshoot an issue where the required Windows Update installations are stuck in Software Center for almost 2 days, although it’s confirmed that the ConfigMgr client can resolve the Site and after several restart of the machine and running M.U.A.S.S. Machine Policy Retrieval … Continue reading

Using the Updates and Serving in Configuration Manager

Last month we presented Always Up To Date with Windows 10 and Windows as a Service during the Microsoft Tech Summit Singapore and there’s a part of the talk where we showed how easy it is to update System Center Configuration Manager. Administrators can just find the new update when it’s released under the Administration … Continue reading

Notes from the Field: SCCM vs Antivirus

Solution We found out that Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) on the Hyper-V host is preventing the DP site role installation. Problem I was at one client last month to deploy a SCCM 2012 R2 and spent sometime troubleshooting why “Distribution Manager failed to install distribution point“. Log “Error   Milestone            PS1         2/12/2015 1:22:54 PM    CMSP01               SMS_DISTRIBUTION_MANAGER              2370                … Continue reading

System Center Configuration Manager and Endpoint Protection Technical Preview 4 Now Available

System Center Configuration Manager Technical Preview 4 was released last November 12, 2015. As of today, SCCM Tech Preview 4 is not yet available in MSDN Subscription so it can only be downloaded from the Microsoft Eval Center. *** Do take note that this Technical Preview must be installed as a new site, and cannot … Continue reading

TechNet Virtual Lab: Deploying Windows 8.1 with ConfigMgr 2012 R2 and MDT 2013

Saw a post from Deployment Reseach   Access and learn: Windows 8.1 image with ConfigMgr 2012 R2 and MDT 2013. Link: http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9845756


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