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10th Oct 2008

Configuration Manager 2007 Hardware configurations

Below you’ll find some real life Configuration Manager hardware numbers. Primary site server with local SQL Hardware Specifications for medium sites (below 6.000 clients) CPU 2 Intel Pentium 4 Xeon > 3 GHz (or better) RAM 4 GB Disk See below   RAID No. of physical disk Purpose Raid 1 2, 150 GB each. C […]

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26th Sep 2008

Links and other usefull information from this week MOC 6451

Websites: Config Mgr sites – SMS 2003 homepage – System Center homepage – Configuration Manager News groups – Configuration Manager webcasts – Config Mgr. homepage – Great community – Information about MOF editing – Config Mgr. addons Deployment Sites: – Deployment Blog, author Michael […]

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8th Sep 2008

Creating Configuration Manager 2007 Reports – Part II Creating the first report

In this part I will walk you through the creation of a report in SQL Server Managmenet Studio. The report will show all clients with SMS 2003 Toolkit installed. Open SQL Server Management Studio and log on to the server. Navigate to the Configuration Manager database. The name is most likely SMS_<Sitecode>. Right click Views […]

Category: Config Mgr. Inventory and Reporting  |  7 Comments

7th Sep 2008

Creating Configuration Manager 2007 Reports – Part I the basics

I often hear customers and students complaining about the complexity of creating reports. Statements like; “the database is a mystery” and “I am not a SQL expert. I agree, the database can be a mystery. But using the proper tools and some very basic SQL skills you will be able to create powerful reports. I […]

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