Tags » SCCM 2012

SCCM 2007 & 2012: OS deployment troubleshooting

SCCM produces very detailed logs of every activity taking place during OS deployment (or for any activity for that matter). Any issues during OS deployment can be due to various reasons including: PXE boot disabled, firewalls, no Boot media published to the DPs and the list goes on. 230 more words

SCCM 2007

SCCM 2012: PXE not working because WDS service not starting


How to fix WDS crashing on a vanilla SCCM 2012 R2 installation


This issue had been driving me mad when i was creating a new dev instance of my SCCM 2012 lab. 348 more words


Automatic Client Upgrade

With the advent of 5.00.8239.1000, the site had a major build upgrade (as opposed to a minor build change a la hotfix) and yet another client update to rollout. 617 more words

Configuration Manager 2012

Replica MP and ConfigMgr 2012 High Availability

I recently published an article on how to install a replica MP in a ConfigMgr 2012 environment.  In this post I will be testing what is still operational with the replica MP still running and the site server or site database offline. 1,983 more words

SCCM 2012

Maintenance Window types in ServiceWindowManager.log

Recently when troubleshooting some Maintenance Window issues for SCCM 2012 clients, I was watching the client log ServiceWindowManager.log

Each Maintenance Window has a type. For example I set a Maintenance Window for All Deployments. 85 more words

SCCM 2012

SCCM 2012: Installing the SCCM Console on another client


Installation of the ConfigMgr client on another end-point


Often you will want to delegate functionality within SCCM to other users but not want them to work directly on your Site servers. 165 more words


Wsyncmgr.log - Sync failed: The request failed with HTTP status 503: - SCCM 2012

I was told by a client that they were having issues synchronizing software updates using SCCM 2012.

The first thing I checked was the Wsyncmgr.log… 154 more words

Software Updates