ConfigMgr 2012 Reports Node Empty / HTTP Error 404

Are you experiencing a problem with your ConfigMgr 2012/R2 console not showing reports in the Reports node?  I was recently for implementation at a customer site! When a console user select this node, the console queries SRS website directly then returns the results.  That’s how it keeps up-to-date with any new reports which may be created.  […]

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Creating Your Own Custom ConfigMgr 2012 Compliance Packs

This demonstration will show you how to create your own custom compliance packs to import into ConfigMgr 2012/R2. First, download and install the Microsoft Security Compliance Manager (SCM) solution accelerator.  Note that this can be easily from your workstation computer, it does not need to be on a Windows Server.  Also, a version of SQL […]

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10 Tips for a More Successful Windows Image Build & Capture

In a recent build and capture (b&c) task sequence for ConfigMgr 2012 R2 that I was helping a customer with, I decided it was worthwhile to list the top things that can be overlooked.  If these are done prior to beginning the process, then it can help to shorten and troubleshooting time involved. Create an […]

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WSUS install error “Log on as a service”

During installation of WSUS (a prerequisite for the ConfigMgr 2012 R2 SUP role), a GPO prevented the installation of WSUS on a Windows Server 2012 R2 system. The specific policy that caused the problem was for the “Log on as a service”.  In this specific instance, the GPO was restricting access to two AD groups. WSUS […]

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