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End of the World as We Know It!
17 December 14 09:48 AM | Enhansoft
By Garth Jones In an October blog post , I talked about getting rid of my last Windows Server 2003. Within that blog post I also talked about my friend @pierreroman who gave a presentation at TechEd North America 2014 called, “DCIM-B367 It’s the End of...
How to Manually Create a System Management Container for Configuration Manager
16 December 14 10:03 AM | Enhansoft
By Garth Jones In my last blog post , I showed you how to apply permissions to an already existing System Management container created by ConfigMgr. However, what if you wanted to create the System Management container yourself? Below are steps that you...
Remember to Vote for January’s Free SSRS Report
15 December 14 10:28 AM | Enhansoft
The report choices in this month’s poll are: Computer Software Update Details by Classification OR Count of Keyboard Layouts . Make sure to VOTE HERE for your favorite report! a) The Computer Software Update Details by Classification report will show...
Collection Metric Dashboard is December’s Free SSRS Report
11 December 14 09:02 AM | Enhansoft
Make sure to get your copy of this month’s free SSRS report by emailing Info AT Enhansoft today! Remember Collection Metric Dashboard is only free in December. The Collection Metric Dashboard report will show you the action taken (Create, Edit, Delete...
How to Set AD Security Rights for the System Management Container
10 December 14 10:51 AM | Enhansoft
By Garth Jones Once the System Management container exists you can apply permissions to it; it doesn’t matter how the container was originally created (see my blog post from yesterday). When applying permissions to the System Management container, I recommend...
Creating the System Management Container
09 December 14 09:34 AM | Enhansoft
By Garth Jones There are two schools of thought about the best way to create the System Management container. The first school of thought recommends that the Active Directory (AD) Administrator creates the System Management container and then permissions...
A Simple Way to Extend the AD Schema for SCCM
04 December 14 09:19 AM | Enhansoft
By Garth Jones Recently I was asked about how to extend the Active Directory (AD) schema for System Center Configuration Manager. The answer is actually quite simple: use Extadsch.exe. Yes, you can extend the AD schema the hard way and use the native...
December’s Free SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) Report is Collection Metric Dashboard
02 December 14 09:09 AM | Enhansoft
Thank you to everyone who voted in November’s poll! With 77% of the vote Collection Metric Dashboard becomes December’s free SSRS report. Email Info AT Enhansoft for your copy today! This report is only free in December. The Collection Metric Dashboard...
Reminder–November’s Free SSRS Report is Computer Operating System Details
26 November 14 09:34 AM | Enhansoft
This is the last week to request November’s free SSRS report, so email Info AT Enhansoft today! In the Computer Operating System Details report you will be able to see the PC name, registered user, last boot-up time and the operating system (OS) install...
Configuration Manager 2012 and Anti-Virus Software Exclusions for Site Servers
20 November 14 09:09 AM | Enhansoft
By Garth Jones As I explained in my previous blog post , I was doing some work for a client and one of the items we discussed was anti-virus software exclusions. These exclusions are not only important for workstations, but also for site servers. In fact...
Computer Operating System Details is November’s Free SSRS Report
19 November 14 09:56 AM | Enhansoft
Remember to email Info AT Enhansoft for your copy of November’s free report today! In the Computer Operating System Details report you will be able to see the PC name, registered user, last boot-up time and the operating system (OS) install date. This...
Configuration Manager 2012 and Anti-Virus Software Exclusions for Workstations
18 November 14 09:37 AM | Enhansoft
By Garth Jones While I was doing some work for a client we discussed what anti-virus software exclusions are needed for workstations. This may seem counter-intuitive, but in order for Configuration Manager to run efficiently, without causing too much...
McAfee Anti-Virus Software and SCCM
13 November 14 09:33 AM | Enhansoft
By Garth Jones The following two issues involving McAfee software keep coming up on all of my clients that use McAfee and any version of Configuration Manager. 1) DISM.exe generates an Error: 5 or Access Denied when VSE 8.8 Access Protection is enabled...
Reminder to Help Choose Enhansoft’s Next Free SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) Report for the Month of December
12 November 14 09:14 AM | Enhansoft
The report choices in November’s poll are: Collection Metric Dashboard OR List of PCs by Office Edition Type (Office 2003) . At the moment Collection Metric Dashboard has 62% of the vote, so make sure to vote for your favorite SSRS report today. VOTE...
How to Create a Visio Diagram of Your System Center Configuration Manager Environment
11 November 14 09:19 AM | Enhansoft
By Garth Jones I’m regularly asked to create either a local or physical diagram of a client’s System Center Configuration Manager (CM) environment. Since these diagrams are very useful, I’m going to tell you what my secret is… SMSMap! What is SMSMap?...
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