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Disabled Software Metering Rules Are a Good Thing!
22 July 14 10:12 AM | Enhansoft
By Garth Jones In a previous blog post entitled, “ Total Usage for All Metered Software Programs Query Matches the Executable Name ,” I talked about my surprise when I found out that disabled metering rules were being displayed in the software metering...
Total Usage for All Metered Software Programs Query Matches the Executable Name
17 July 14 10:53 AM | Enhansoft
By Garth Jones I noticed something interesting in one of the built-in reports, Total usage for all metered software programs , found in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (CM12), so I thought that I would share it with all of you. Sometime before...
List of PCs by Office SKU (Office 2003) is July’s Free SSRS Report
10 July 14 11:31 AM | Enhansoft
Get your free copy of List of PCs by Office SKU (Office 2003) today by sending an email to Info at Enhansoft . This report is only free in July! List of PCs by Office SKU (Office 2003) will show a list of all PCs with a particular Microsoft Office 2003...
What is a Management Information File (MIF)?
09 July 14 11:41 AM | Enhansoft
By Garth Jones Whether you are using Configuration Manager 2012, 2007, or SMS there are two different types of Management Information Format (MIF) files (sort of). The first type of MIF file that I am referring to is defined in the Configuration Manager...
Help Choose Enhansoft’s Next Free SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) Report for the Month of August
03 July 14 09:13 AM | Enhansoft
The report choices in July’s poll are: Computer Service Details OR List of PCs by Windows Experience Index . VOTE HERE for your favorite report ! a) Computer Service Details report is useful when you need to quickly review the status of each service installed...
July’s Free SSRS Report is List of PCs by Office SKU (Office 2003)
02 July 14 10:56 AM | Enhansoft
Thank you to everyone who voted in last month’s poll! The winning report with 68% of the vote is List of PCs by Office SKU (Office 2003) which makes it July’s free SSRS report. Get your free copy today by sending an email to Info at Enhansoft . This report...
Reminder to Request June’s Free SSRS Report and to Vote for July’s Free SSRS Report
30 June 14 10:03 AM | Enhansoft
List of WSUS Sync States by Site is only free in June, so get your copy of June’s free SSRS report today by sending an email to Info AT Enhansoft . Also, don’t forget to vote for July’s free SSRS report. The report choices are: Count of Keyboard Descriptions...
How to Avoid Receiving Inventory Re-Sync Requests for Snapshot VMs
27 June 14 10:35 AM | Enhansoft
By Garth Jones In Wednesday’s and Thursday’s blog posts I showed you easy ways to force a full hardware inventory on a PC or multiple PCs. We use Hyper-v to make snapshots of the VMs in our test lab. This is done so that we can quickly revert a VM to...
How to Perform a Full Hardware Inventory for a PC Collection the Easy Way
26 June 14 10:39 AM | Enhansoft
By Garth Jones In my last blog post I showed you how to force a full hardware inventory for a PC using SCCM Client Center, but what if you needed to perform a full inventory on a large number of PCs? First, why would you want to do this? One of the most...
How to Perform a Full Hardware Inventory for a PC the Easy Way
25 June 14 09:57 AM | Enhansoft
By Garth Jones In yesterday’s blog post I showed you how to locate within the InventoryAgent.log the delta hardware inventory cycle’s major and minor version numbers for an inventory task. I have worked with various versions of SMS/Configuration Manager...
Inventory Cycle Version Numbers
24 June 14 11:15 AM | Enhansoft
By Garth Jones These questions come up from time to time, “Why is my inventory out of date for PC X,” and, “Why am I getting bad Management Information Format (MIF) files for PC X?” There are many reasons why this can happen, but one of the main reasons...
Using SCCM 2012 Application Model to Install CMTrace - File Version
19 June 14 11:35 AM | Enhansoft
By Garth Jones Like many SCCM admins it seems that I’m always reviewing log files! One of the things that will drive me nuts is trying to review a log file using Notepad (sorry Wally, but it is really hard to read them with Notepad). In a previous blog...
What is CMTrace?
18 June 14 10:03 AM | Enhansoft
By Garth Jones CMTrace is a real time log file viewer for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (CM12). What makes CMTrace a must have tool? There are numerous reasons, but here are a few of my favorites: · Review log files in real time as they are...
Reminder to Help Choose Enhansoft’s Next Free SSRS Report for the Month of July
17 June 14 09:44 AM | Enhansoft
The report choices in June’s poll are: Count of Keyboard Descriptions OR List of PCs by Office SKU (Office 2003) . As of this morning, List of PCs by Office SKU (Office 2003) is leading with 75% of the vote. If you want to see List of PCs by Office SKU...
Chrome Browser and SSRS Reports
12 June 14 10:58 AM | Enhansoft
By Garth Jones I was recently talking to a client about our Enhanced Web Reporting (EWR) SSRS reports and one of his questions was, “Does Enhanced Web Reporting work with Google Chrome?” At the time I had never tried the Chrome browser with SSRS reports...
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