Client Health Check in ConfigMgr 2012–In Action–Part 2

Last week, I tried my hands on the Client Health Check and shared my findings Here. This week, I continued my exploration and here are my findings. When we install the SCCM Client agent on a machine, CCMEVAL.exe is automatically copied over in the C:\Windows\CCM location. While installing SCCM Client, we can use CCMEVALINTERVAL and CCMEVALHOUR switches as well.  ...

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Client Health Check in ConfigMgr2012–In Action

I got a chance to try my hands on the Client Health Check in Configuration Manager 2012. I tried to replicate two scenarios which are pretty common but can actually bring up the number if inactive clients count in an SCCM infrastructure. 1. SMS Agent Host Service is Stopped 2. BITS Service is Disabled So we tried the first scenario,...

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Microsoft’s Client Health and Remediation service gets official

A while back we introduced a Microsoft-supplied doc about a neat client health service for ConfigMgr based on a site poll. This doc and service was, and still is, hugely popular. The original link: http://myITforum.com/myitforumwp/2011/09/22/good-news-for-you-and-configuration-manager-client-health/ I can’t count the number of requests we had for this. It was absolutely amazing. Well the doc has now gone all official and we...

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How to Install the SCCM Client with Hotfixes

Useful Post from Romano Jerez – Link In a previous System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2007 post, I illustrated how to automate the deployment of an SCCM hotfix to existing SCCM clients. In this post, I write about installing the SCCM client with multiple SCCM hotfixes included using the following methods: Client Push to systems without the client. Client upgrade...

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Good news for you and Configuration Manager Client Health!

Our recent survey on SCCM client health has generated some good value for all of you.  Not only has the survey seemed to have hit a sweet spot with SCCM admins everywhere (response has been phenomenal), but it has raised some eyebrows in the ranks of Microsoft Premiere Support. If you haven’t participated in the survey, yet, you still can...

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