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How to Enable WMI Logging
18 June 15 09:20 AM | Enhansoft » Blog
By Garth Jones One day, I couldn’t get ConfigMgr 2012 to inventory a particular WMI class. The normal troubleshooting routine of running psexec –s –i cmd and launching wbemtest.exe as... The post How to Enable WMI Logging appeared first on Enhansoft Read...
Why WMIC is Useful
16 June 15 09:39 AM | Enhansoft » Blog
By Garth Jones It is no secret that I love using wbemtest.exe because it is found on every computer and its output is easy to read. WMIC, or WMI command... The post Why WMIC is Useful appeared first on Enhansoft . Read More...
New Tool for Creating Configuration Manager 2012 Report Reader AD Security Groups
26 May 15 09:41 AM | Enhansoft » Blog
By Garth Jones Recently I ran into an issue at a client’s where a non-ConfigMgr 2012 Administrator could run all of his organization’s SSRS reports, but none of them were... The post New Tool for Creating Configuration Manager 2012 Report Reader AD Security...
Remote Desktop Connection Manager and Proxy Environments
21 April 15 09:37 AM | Enhansoft » Blog
By Garth Jones I needed to perform some testing for Configuration Manager 2012 (CM12) with an Air Gap (AG) environment. In order to do this, I setup a proxy server... The post Remote Desktop Connection Manager and Proxy Environments appeared first on...
The DefaultValue Expression for the Report Parameter ‘UserTokenSIDs’ Contains an Error
26 March 15 09:28 AM | Enhansoft » Blog
By Garth Jones While I was in the middle of creating and testing a new remote named instance of SSRS, I ran into a problem. Once I setup SSRS and... The post The DefaultValue Expression for the Report Parameter ‘UserTokenSIDs’ Contains an...
How to Create a Status Filter Rule to Prevent Component Status from Entering a Warning or Error State
11 February 15 11:05 AM | Enhansoft » Blog
By Garth Jones In my blog post, Does a Status Filter Rule Stop the Component Status from Entering a Warning or Error State?, I talked about how I used a... The post How to Create a Status Filter Rule to Prevent Component Status from Entering a Warning...
Turning Off the Windows Firewall Warning Message in Configuration Manager 2012
15 January 15 11:01 AM | Enhansoft
By Garth Jones I am working with a client installing a new System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (CM12) environment. This client has two corporate policies in place: Their system status needs to be “Green” (healthy) all the time. The Windows Firewall...
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...
What Not to Do With MBAM and Windows 2003 Domains
09 October 14 09:23 AM | Enhansoft
By Garth Jones Several weeks ago I was doing some work with Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring ( MBAM ) and setting it up within one of my test labs. This test lab was running Windows Server 2003 as the Primary Domain Controller (PDC) and...
Remove Old Objects From AD and SCCM
12 August 14 09:12 AM | Enhansoft
By Garth Jones System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) is a huge product and the easiest way to get all clients into SCCM is to enable AD System Discovery (ADSD) which will discover all devices within the domain. However, doing this can expose issues...
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...
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...
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...
How to Test System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP)
19 March 14 09:53 AM | Enhansoft
By Garth Jones While reviewing my inbox, I noticed a phishing attempt to download malware. The timing couldn’t be more perfect because I was starting to create some new System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) reports...
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