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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 …

SCCM – Client not Reporting to SCCM Server

SCCM a simple but yet very complex solution. It can be very confusing time to time. A issue has been reported to me and asked for help. Basically Client stopped reporting back to SCCM Server after the power outage and dirty shutdown of servers. Client is active but not reporting to SCCM Server. As per …

SQL Server Installation – Non Canonical DACL Error

I have been approached by my colleagues I used to work previous to previous employer. Two of my ex-Colleagues currently working as System Engineers contacted and looking for information if I have seen the error during SQL Server Installation. The error is “Setup has detected a non canonical discretionary access control list (DACL)” They both …

SCCM 2016 – Deploy OS image to Computer

This is it, the Final moment. Deploying the OS Image to a computer or number of computers. This will test your boot images, drivers, OS Image and Application installation. You would like this to go as planned and everything should work normally. To Deploy an image to Computer, Boot the Computer with PXE-Enabled NIC. If …

SCCM 2016 – Deploy Boot Images to Distribution Point

Once and Each time, Boot images are injected with required drivers they must be uploaded or deployed to all Distribution points. SCCM has more than one way of achieving things, it depends which way you are more comfortable to do. To Deploy Boot Image, Open Configuration Manager Console. Go to Software Library > Operating Systems …

SCCM 2016 – Inject Network Drivers to Boot Image

Injecting drivers into Boot images is crucial in order to start OSD process. Without this, Client will not be able to access the network resources. To Inject the drivers or including the drivers into boot images, Open Configuration Manager Console Go to Software Library > Operating Systems > Boot Images Right Click on Required Boot …