SCCM 2012

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Configure SCCM 2012 to Inventory RAID Controller Drivers

A RAID controller is a device used to manage hard disk drives (HDDs) or solid-state drives (SSDs) in a computer or storage array. It has the ability to access multiple copies of data on multiple physical devices and improve performance with data protection in case of a system failure. We suggest to keep your RAID controller drivers updated to have the latest fixes from the manufacturer. In this post, we will show you how to configure SCCM 2012 to inventory RAID controller drivers to prepare a deployment targeting the affected systems. We will show how to modify SCCM 2012 hardware inventory classes to get this information. RAID Controller Drivers Information You can find RAID controller drivers information in System Information. Launch System Information from msinfo32.exe directly from Run ...

How to install an SCCM 2012 Enrollment Point

Download and own part 1 to 18 of the SCCM 2012 R2 Installation Guide in a single PDF file. Use our products page or use the download button below. This blog post won’t be updated, only the document will be.   In part 1 of this SCCM 2012 R2 Installation Guide blog series, we planned our hierarchy, prepared… Read More »The post How to install an SCCM 2012 Enrollment Point appeared first on System Center Dudes.

How to install SCCM 2012 Application Catalog

In part 1 of this SCCM 2012 R2 Installation Guide blog series, we planned our hierarchy, prepared our SCCM 2012 R2 Server and Active Directory. In part 2, we installed and configured SQL in order to install SCCM 2012 R2. In part 3, we installed a stand-alone SCCM 2012 R2 Primary site. In the next 16 parts, we will describe… Read More »The post How to install SCCM 2012 Application Catalog appeared first on System Center Dudes.

Extended SCCM 2012 Hardware Inventory Report

Unveil your Hardware Data This SCCM 2012 hardware inventory report let you see all your hardware in a single view. No longer need to browse multiple built-in reports. Use it to quicky find a specific machine having particular specification (Disk, Cpu, Serial number…). This report easily return valuable information to your management team : How many computers our company owns ? How many DELL Optiplex 780 ? Which computers are still running Windows XP or Windows 2003 ? What’s the serial number of computer XYZ ? We urgently need to update a specific hard drive firmware, which computer has the affected model ? We split this SCCM 2012 hardware inventory report into 5 sections: Details, System, Processor, Disk and Video Controller.   Continue to read the complete blog post here : http://www...

SCCM 2012 R2 Management Point Installation

In part 1 of this SCCM 2012 R2 Installation Guide blog series, we planned our hierarchy, prepared our SCCM 2012 R2 Server and Active Directory. In part 2, we installed and configured SQL in order to install SCCM 2012 R2. In part 3, we installed a stand-alone SCCM 2012 R2 Primary site. In the next 16 parts, we will describe… Read More »The post SCCM 2012 R2 Management Point Installation appeared first on System Center Dudes.

How to install SCCM 2012 System Health Validator Point

In part 1 of this SCCM 2012 R2 Installation Guide blog series, we planned our hierarchy, prepared our SCCM 2012 R2 Server and Active Directory. In part 2, we installed and configured SQL in order to install SCCM 2012 R2. In part 3, we installed a stand-alone SCCM 2012 R2 Primary site. In the next 16 parts, we will describe… Read More » The post How to install SCCM 2012 System Health Validator Point appeared first on System Center Dudes.

How to install SCCM 2012 State Migration Point

In part 1 of this SCCM 2012 R2 Installation Guide blog series, we planned our hierarchy, prepared our SCCM 2012 R2 Server and Active Directory. In part 2, we installed and configured SQL in order to install SCCM 2012 R2. In part 3, we installed a stand-alone SCCM 2012 R2 Primary site. In the next 16 parts, we will describe… Read More »The post How to install SCCM 2012 State Migration Point appeared first on System Center Dudes.

SCCM 2012 R2 Installation Guide

Performing a SCCM 2012 R2 installation is not a walk in the park. The product itself can be complex for inexperienced administrators. There’s already tons of SCCM 2012 R2 Installation Guide available, written by experienced blogger and MVPs but I think that very few gives the whole picture from the start to the last component. Our goal is to bring it a bit further, explaining concepts and best practice rather than just guide the user through the installation process. We was hesitant to post this SCCM 2012 R2 Installation Guide because SCCM VNext is coming pretty fast (Release date could be announced at Microsoft Ignite) but I finally decided to release it anyway. We still get consulting contract to install SCCM 2012 R2 so it’s definitely still relevant information. The SCCM 2012 R2 Install...

Our favorite SCCM 2012 R2 SP1 New features

Microsoft announced the release of SCCM 2012 SP2 and SCCM 2012 R2 SP1. This service pack includes tons of new features. We covered the complete installation, now we decided to compile a list of our favorite SCCM 2012 R2 SP1 new features and we’ll be describing how to enable them and explain why they made the cut. Preferred Management Points Official description from Technet : Preferred… Read More »The post Our favorite SCCM 2012 R2 SP1 New features appeared first on System Center Dudes.

Step-by-Step SCCM 2012 R2 SP1 Upgrade Guide

Last week, Microsoft announced the release of SCCM 2012 SP2 and SCCM 2012 R2 SP1. Our post will list everything you need to know before applying this major update. What’s new The main reason you will want to upgrade to SCCM 2012 R2 SP1 is probably for Windows 10 support. No plan for Windows 10 deployment in your… Read More »The post Step-by-Step SCCM 2012 R2 SP1 Upgrade Guide appeared first on System Center Dudes.

How to install Endpoint Protection Point in SCCM 2012 R2

In part 1 of this blog series, we planned our hierarchy, prepared our Server and Active Directory. In part 2, we installed and configured SQL in order to install SCCM. In part 3, we installed a stand-alone Primary site. In the next 16 parts, we will describe how to install the numerous Site Systems roles available in SCCM. Role installation… Read More »The post How to install Endpoint Protection Point in SCCM 2012 R2 appeared first on System Center Dudes.