Author: Anoop C Nair

Vote For February's Free SSRS Report: List of PCs by CPU Socket Type OR List of PCs by Office Release Type (Office 2007)

If you haven’t already voted, make sure to vote today for the report that you want to see become February’s free SSRS report! Stay tuned because next week we will announce the winning/free SSRS report. The choices in this month’s poll are: List of PCs by CPU Socket Type OR List of PCs by Office Release Type (Office 2007) VOTE HERE! For the first time, the SSRS reports in January’s poll have the Ro...

Business Intelligence Development Studio (BIDS) Error

By Garth Jones If you work with Business Intelligence Development Studio (BIDS), on very rare occasions you may see the following two errors: This server version is not supported. You must have Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Beta 2 or later. When you click OK you get: The query could not be loaded. Verify your connection string and query string. How do you fix this problem? That is a good question and ...

Where Are My Log Files in Configuration Manager?

By Joseph Yedid For those new to System Center Configuration Manager (CM), finding log files can be a bit of a hassle, so here’s a brief guide to help you locate these files. CM 2012 The site server log files are found here: <Install location>Logs. In my case it is D:Program FilesMicrosoft Configuration ManagerLogs. In general the site server’s preferred location for client log files is here...

Importing SCCM 2012 R2 Security Role Error

By Garth Jones Back in December, while I was setting up a security role in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager (CM12 R2) for a client, I came across an error that I have not seen before. I exported the security role and emailed it back to the client, but when they imported it they received the error message below: Specify an XML file that contains the information that is required to define...

Where's My Surface?

By Garth Jones I was testing the Exchange Connector in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (CM12) so that I could inventory mobile devices. I used what I had on hand: 2 Surfaces (2 RT and RT), an iPad (v1) and a Windows 7 phone. After setting up a test Office365 account, I proceeded to attach one of my CM12 labs using the Exchange Connector. I then attached the Windows 7 phone using the built...

January’s Free SSRS Report is Computer Advertisement Status

Thank you, again, to everyone who voted in last month’s poll! In case you haven’t heard, the winning report and January’s free SSRS report is Computer Advertisement Status. This report is only available for free in January, so make sure to contact Info AT Enhansoft to request your copy of this report today! Computer Advertisement Status allows you to view the following details about a selected com...

Free PowerShell Inventory Reports

By Garth Jones The other day a good friend of mine, Sherry Kissinger, created a method to inventory PowerShell (PoSH) with System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (CM12) and System Center Configuration Manager 2007 (CM07). I tested it out on CM12 and found that it worked great! However, it needed some reports, so I created some as a companion to her blog post. These reports were tested on CM12, b...

Upgrading SCCM 2012 R2’s Site Server Operating System

By Garth Jones I keep finding more System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager (CM12 R2) surprises! If you recall in a blog post published in early December, I said that (unlike SQL upgrades) you “still can NOT upgrade the OS without performing a site restore.” http://be.enhansoft.com/post/2013/12/05/Upgrading-Configuration-Manager-2012-Database-From-SQL-2008-to-SQL-2012.aspx That is no longer tru...

Updated SYDI Scripts for Configuration Manager 2012 and 2007

We updated our SYDI scripts for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager and System Center Configuration Manager 2007. As you may already know we update these scripts from time to time, and in this update we fixed a few minor bugs. We always love to hear what more you would like to see in these documentation scripts, so let us know by Twitter @Enhansoft. You can download the free scripts from our ...

Help Choose Enhansoft’s Next Free SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) Report for the Month of February

For the first time, the SSRS reports in January’s poll have the Role-Based Administration (RBA) feature enabled. This means that if you are using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager, February’s free report will work with all RBA clients! Don’t worry if you are not using SCCM 2012 R2 because you can still run these reports as usual. The choices are: List of PCs by CPU Socket Type OR List of...

Computer Advertisement Status is January’s Free SSRS Report

Thank you to everyone who voted in December’s poll! The winner of the poll which becomes January’s free SSRS report is Computer Advertisement Status. Contact Info AT Enhansoft to request your free copy of this report. Get your email in early because this report is only free in JANUARY. Stay tuned because tomorrow we will preview the reports in this month’s poll. Computer Advertisement Status allow...

#SCCM / #ConfigMgr 2012 :: Uninstall CAS :Primary: Secondary server

  This is the post where we can find some useful details about removal or uninstallation or deletion of Site server (s) rather Decommission of sites and Hierarchies  Also, we’re going to discuss about the difference between the options Uninstall and Delete (Secondary site/s). Note – We will be able to REUSE the site code of secondary server/s if is no longer in use in your Configuration Mana...

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