Creating Configuration Manager 2007 Reports – Part III Using Count

In this example I explain how to use the Count function. I anticipate that you already by now know how to create the report in Configuration Manager and how to start SQL Server Management Studio. This report will group all computer objects by Vendor and Model with a count of each unique model.     […]

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Configuring WebDAV on Windows Server 2008 for Configuration Manager 2007

The WebDAV components is a required component for the configuration Manager site systems. In Windows server 2003 you simply add the component from Add/Remove programs in the Control Panel. Hovewer in Windows server 2008 the component has been removed. Installing WebDAV on Windows Server 2008, requires a download and some configuration in ISS.  32 bit: […]

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Client push fails when Management Point is installed on Windows 2008 server

I just went back from a customer that experienced a problem when they used client push to install clients. All client reported the same in ccmsetup.log Failed to correctly receive a WEBDAV HTTP request. Failed to successfully complete HTTP request. (StatusCode at WinHttpQueryHeaders: 405) The solution to this problem is adding this line: <add name="WebDAV" […]

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Configuration Manager OSD Frontend

We have received a lot feedback about our Coretech Application Creator. Some of you mention that the application name is a bit misleading. Well, you’re right, the name don’t reveal the real magic behind the application. The application has two main features: It’s a OSD frontend which can be used to prestage computers and also […]

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Coretech Application Creator for SCCM without Active Directory integration

Download: Coretech Application Creator for SCCM (Special Edition) (736.38 kB) System Requirements: Windows XP/Vista. Microsoft .Net Framework 3.5 Development team: Kent Agerlund: Contributor Michael Pedersen: Contributor Jakob Gottlieb Svendsen: Main Developer In the first version of our Coretech Application Creator the Collection membership was based on Active Directory Groups. Based on the first feedback we […]

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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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Coretech Application Creator For SCCM

This version is obsolete! please download new Coretech SCCM Manager at http://blog.coretech.dk/confmgr07/coretech-sccm-manager-1-0-3-1-freeware-download/ System Requirements: Windows XP/Vista. Microsoft .Net Framework 3.5 Development team: Kent Agerlund: Contributor Michael Pedersen: Contributor Jakob Gottlieb Svendsen: Main Developer 1. Introduction This utility is developed based on many years of experience with Microsoft System Management Server now System Center Configuration Manager. […]

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Links and other usefull information from this week MOC 6451

Websites: Config Mgr sites http://www.microsoft.com/smserver/default.mspx – SMS 2003 homepage http://www.microsoft.com/systemcenter/en/us/default.aspx – System Center homepage http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/category/configurationmanager/ – Configuration Manager News groups http://www.microsoft.com/events/series/technetmms.aspx?tab=webcasts&id=42364 – Configuration Manager webcasts http://www.microsoft.com/systemcenter/configurationmanager/en/us/default.aspx – Config Mgr. homepage http://www.myitforum.com/ – Great community http://technet.microsoft.com/da-dk/configmgr/default(en-us).aspx http://technet.microsoft.com/da-dk/library/bb735860(en-us).aspx http://www.smsexpert.com/ – Information about MOF editing http://www.1e.com/ – Config Mgr. addons Deployment Sites: http://blog.coretech.dk/osdeploy/ – Deployment Blog, author Michael […]

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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 […]

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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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