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System center configuration manager 2012 R2 (Part 4) Client Installation

In this post we are going to discuss the different available options for installing the sccm 2012 client to our discovered machines see part 3 ,lets start…


Automatically use the client push for discovered computers

In this method we will see how configure client push installation settings. Use this method only if you want the configuration manager clients to get automatically installed on the machine that is discovered.

Click on Administration, Expand Site Configuration, click on Sites, in the Sites list, and select the site for which you want to configure automatic site-wide client push installation. On the top ribbon

click on Client Installation Settings and click on Client Push Installation.


On the Client Push Installation Properties windows, click on General tab, check the box Enable automatic site-wide client push installation. Under System types, select Servers and Workstations.


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Cumulative Update 3 for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager is Released

KB2994331 was released this week (CU3) for Microsoft System Center 2012 R2


For details on the issues that are fixed and functionality that is updated in Cumulative Update 3 (CU3) for Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager, please see the following: (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2994331)

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SCCM 2012 R2 – OSD Task Sequence Error Code 0x80091007

I had this error while trying OS deployment at one of the branch sites last week, I didn’t have any one to get the logs from there “will do future post for that” so I started searching for that Error code it means issue with the hash value .


here is a check list followed in tis order:

1)  remove and re-distribute the content, or create the packages again.

2)Make sure there is no hidden file within any of the package source folders.

3)Make sure enable binary differential compression is enabled


4)last but not least , Changing the memory on the computer fixed the issue (it can be caused if there is RAM Fault ) if you have this issue with few number of machines try this firrst.


SCCM2012 R2 collect local group users custom Report

last week I had case with one of the customers , he wanted to generate Report in all users in all local groups using Configuration Manager 2012 then I came across very helpful post by Sherry Kissinger , so here I am just explaining the sherry’s steps I followed.

The SCCM doesn’t collect Local groups members by itself, so in order to do that download the attached WMI Framework for Local Groups with Logging  .cab file

on Assets and Compliance, Compliance Settings, right-click on “Configuration Baseline” and Import Configuration Data… the .cab file.


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System center configuration manager 2012 R2 (Part3) Discovery

After we installed our primary server in part1 and part2 we will be configuring our SCCM to be able to see our environment by Configuring Discovery and Boundaries in Configuration Manager 2012 R2, Discovery identifies computer and user resources that you can manage by using Configuration Manager, and it also discovers network infrastructure in your environment. Use the information in the following sections to help you configure discovery in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager.

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