Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager

SCCM SQL query to list deployments with User Notifications set to show all

Today I needed get a list of deployments that had the user notification set to “Display in Software Center and show all notifications” so I could update the deployments so users would not get the “New Software is Available” toast on available deployments.  I was able to use this query to determine this.  

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C# Install SCCM Package on Client

I needed to be able to kick of an installation of a SCCM Package on a client from a C# windows form. I discovered the SDKClient WMI Namespace and am using the following code.

 

Deploying Office 365 using System Center Configuration Manager

Deploying Office 365 using System Center Configuration Manager

This  article walks you through preparing and deploying Office 365. Download and install the Office Deployment tools from here. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=36778With O365 configurations are done using the Office Deployment Tool for Click to Run and .xml files verses the Customization Toolkit and .msp files that are used in the volume license .msi version Browse to the folder that […]

Creating SCCM User and Device Collections based on Active Directory Groups

Creating SCCM User and Device Collections based on Active Directory Groups

Create a User Collection and a Device Collection that pulls its members from an active directory group 1. Make sure you have Discovery set up on your Active Directory or Specific OU containing groups. You can do this by clicking Administration > Discover Methods then  right click on “Active Directory Group Discovery” and choose Properties. […]

Configuration Manager 2012 how to add users in an AD group to a user collection

In SCCM the below query string can be used to populate a user collection based on AD group.

CCMSETUP FAILED WITH ERROR CODE 0x8007064c

Upgrading from Client version 4.00 to 5.00 I got an error “CcmSetup failed with error code 0x8007064c”

after looking at the logs I noticed there were two instances of 4.00 being detected.

Both instances are showing up in the registry under HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Products\ but when I checked the source path it no longer existed. […]

CcmSetup failed with error code 0X80070641

Today when I was trying to install the SCCM Client on a system and was getting an error code of 0x80070641. It was failing trying to install  vcredist_x86.exe with an error code of 1601 – here is the log entry for the error.

In my case the Windows Installer service was not running.  so I […]

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