Martins ConfigMgr stuff

Random stuff about ConfigMgr (SCCM).

Resize Azure ARM virtual machine with PowerShell

I recently worked on a project where we needed to resize VMs in Azure to be able to scale up or down...

Author: Date: 12/01/2015

Install .Net 3.5 on Server 2012 without internet connection

dism.exe /online /enable-feature /featurename:NetFX3 /all /Source:D:\sources\sxs /LimitAccess D:\ in...

Author: Martin Modin Date: 11/07/2012

Collection membership rule to check for clients that are members of multiple AD groups

The following collection query will list all clients that are part of the following AD groups:...

Author: Martin Modin Date: 11/08/2010

Configure IIS Response Buffering Limit on ConfigMgr reporting points

If you get a HTTP 500 error when trying to watch a report e.g "History - Specific task sequence...

Author: Martin Modin Date: 11/01/2010

Setup PXE service point on Windows Server 2008 R2

Install Windows Deployment Services (WDS) Start Administrative Tools \ Windows PowerShell Modules...

Author: Martin Modin Date: 08/27/2010

Some packages will not download from BITS enabled distribution points in ConfigMgr 2007

If a package has folders that contains characters like "+" or "-" there can be problems on...

Author: Martin Modin Date: 05/25/2010

Limitations in ConfigMgr 2007 object names

Packages 50 characters Programs 50 characters Collections 127 characters Folders 127 characters

Author: Martin Modin Date: 04/29/2010

Starting a CMD prompt as system in Windows 2008 R2

PSEXEC -i -s -d CMD

Author: Martin Modin Date: 02/18/2010

Minimum permissions required to run reports in ConfigMgr console

SMSAdmins local group to run console Read on site instance/class Read on reports class.

Author: Martin Modin Date: 02/16/2010

How to extend the MDT 2010 database with custom settings

Add a new column to the settings table (can be done with SQL Management Studio) Give it a name and...

Author: Martin Modin Date: 02/03/2010

Enable detect HAL on a 2008 R2 VHD image

To enable detect HAL on a VHD file: Attach the image and assign it a drive letter e.g. R: Run...

Author: Martin Modin Date: 11/12/2009

Get computer serial number and other info with PowerShell

To get the serial number from a computer run the following PowerShell command: gwmi win32_bios | fl...

Author: Martin Modin Date: 10/28/2009

System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 Update

At last....

Author: Martin Modin Date: 10/22/2009

Use PowerShell to execute wmi queries (WQL)

By using Get-WmiObject in powershell it’s possible to perform WMI queries in WQL One example: gwmi...

Author: Martin Modin Date: 09/16/2009

Error message on a BITS-enabled distribution point.

If a package gets stuck in the "Install Retrying" state at a BITS-enabled ditribution point. And you...

Author: Martin Modin Date: 05/29/2009

How to determine which version of system center configuration manager 2007 you are running.

To find out which version you are running just go to Site Management under your site database. RTM...

Author: Martin Modin Date: 04/04/2009