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SCCM Documentation – Summary of Distribution Points

Next Step is to get Summary of Distribution points and some of there are important details. Some of the important details when configuring Distribution points are: Branch Cache PXE Multicast Content Validation Allow Failback Source So When scripting this, First to get list of All distribution points and then gather hardware and some software configurations …

SCCM Documentation – Summary of Management Points for Site

To Get All Management points for SCCM site in a multi site oriented scenario is as per follows: cls $CMSites = Get-CMSite ForEach($CMSite in $CMSites) { $CMManagementPoints = Get-CMManagementPoint -SiteCode $CMSite.SiteCode Write-Output “Summary of Management Points for Site $($CMSite.SiteCode)”  ForEach($CMManagementPoint in $CMManagementPoints) { $CMMPServerName = $CMManagementPoint.NetworkOSPath.Split(‘\\’)[2] Write-Output “$($CMMPServerName)” } } You will get the list …

Windows Slow Logon

It is really hard to detect whats exactly causing windows slow logons. Most of the time it is caused by Group Policy and combination of Folder redirection or permissions for something. So I started troubleshooting slow logon for some users, where time varies from user to user. One of the user reported 45 minutes to …

SCCM Documentation – Get SCCM Site Maintenance Tasks

Lets get Site Maintenance Tasks for SCCM Server in current environment. What are we achieving here, is to display and report what is configured for Site Maintenance tasks- example below So to get the desired result, we will run the following powershell commands cls $CMSites = Get-CMSite ForEach($CMSite in $CMSites) { $SiteMaintenanceTaskWordTable = @() $SiteMaintenanceTasks …

SCCM Documentation – Site Configuration – Site Roles

Now Site Roles, have a read on Microsoft Docs about the Site roles “Configuration Manager uses site system roles to support management operations at each site. When you install a Configuration Manager site, some site system roles are automatically installed and assigned to the server on which Configuration Manager Setup has run successfully. One of …

SCCM Documentation – Summary of all Sites in current Hierarchy

Lets have a look at SCCM script to get Summary of all Sites in current Hierarchy. Purpose is to get all the information on SCCM Sites section in Configuration Manager Console. It should cover Primary , Secondary sites, Child Primary Sites and CAS (Central Administration Site). First of all, you can use normal powershell (without …

Documenting your current SCCM environment

This is one of my to do list for long and I have searching on Internet if anyone has already done similar to this. Definitely best script to document Configuration Manager is found David O’Brien and Carl Webster. This script provide lot of details that I needed but missing some of the components I was …

SCCM – Deploying Adobe Acrobat XI and Reader XI

This is one of those deployment of software updates, where one might be pulling their hair if not done correctly. I have been assigned to deploy Reader XI and Acrobat XI updates to all computers. So I thought it’s easy like any other update. But in reality I was working on it for a day …

Outlook – The connection to Microsoft Exchange is unavailable. Outlook must be online or connected to complete this action.

This seems to be pretty easy to fix but it can be quite complex, depending on the environment. For me, it took me around 2-3 hours to fix it properly. So I decided to write about all my findings so that someone else don’t have to spend this time. Issue: When setting up new profile, …

Google Chrome – Common Name Invalid with Subject Alternative Name

Some of us or I should say most of us had this issue from Chrome. Chrome v 58 and above throwing up an error for all internal sites and are now prompting as untrusted. If you’re using a Self-Signed certificate for your HTTPS server then this will be affecting you as well. Chrome 58 will require …