SMS_DEF.mof – Tedious Task of Editing it . No Longer in SCCM 2012


I AM LOVING IT !!    yes , this is what you will say when you will come to know that you would no longer need to edit the ugly looking SMS_def.mof files for customization in Hardware Inventory !! All you need to add some new data in hardware is using the below Pop Up :  Continue reading “SMS_DEF.mof – Tedious Task of Editing it . No Longer in SCCM 2012”

Why use SCCM ? A lot of Helpdesk and new SCCM Engineers ask me this Question ? Email : sccmabheek@gmail.com


WHY SCCM ? A lot of Help desk engineers ( who wish to learn the tool ” SCCM ” ) and new SCCM admins ask me this question : “Why do we use SCCM Server ” My Answer to them is ” Example # 1:  Suppose the CIO or the IT Manager ask you that he wantsContinue reading “Why use SCCM ? A lot of Helpdesk and new SCCM Engineers ask me this Question ? Email : sccmabheek@gmail.com”

Why do we use BITS in SCCM ? ( A lot of People have this Question in Mind ) – Contact – sccmabheek@gmail.com to Reach me !!


  I have seen a lot of new SCCM Admins actually asking me what is the use of BITS in SCCM I will explain this in two Sentences :   1.  With BITS , the data Transfer uses only the available bandwidth and will never choke your network while delivering something to clients or to Sites. 2.Continue reading “Why do we use BITS in SCCM ? ( A lot of People have this Question in Mind ) – Contact – sccmabheek@gmail.com to Reach me !!”

What is difference between a proxy management Point and A Management Point ?


Here is another Frequently asked question on SCCM : Proxy management Point and A Management Point : Well Both are Single point of Contacts for the Client . With primary Site the clients being assigned to the primary will report to Management Point at Primary site . With Secondary site , Clients assigned to itContinue reading “What is difference between a proxy management Point and A Management Point ?”

Cross Forest SCCM Implementation


With SCCM 2012 one of the wonderful feature that you get is the SCCM Cross Forest Implementation Made A lot Easy !!   For the best case scenario your cross forests should have Kerberos Authentication Between them . Even if there is no kerberos Authentication A two way external trust , One way External trustContinue reading “Cross Forest SCCM Implementation”

My mantra( Secret ) For Software Distribution Point !! ( Contact # sccmabheek@gmail.com


Ok !! Guys Am back with my Mantra for Software Distribution : I am sure that after you read this post  you will never forget the process of Software Distribution : Yes !! TRUST ME ON THIS    What Do you want to do , How do you want to Do , Where do youContinue reading “My mantra( Secret ) For Software Distribution Point !! ( Contact # sccmabheek@gmail.com”

Primary Site vs Secondary Site vs Distribution Point ( SCCM 2012 ) !! Which one to choose and when to Choose ?


  Normally You would find SCCM Architects / Designers / Administrators in a Dilemma when it comes to Which one to choose : A Primary Site vs Secondary Site vs a Distribution Point :- OK I will try to make life easy for you here : Choose a Primary When you want to manage Clients Directly .Continue reading “Primary Site vs Secondary Site vs Distribution Point ( SCCM 2012 ) !! Which one to choose and when to Choose ?”

Client files for Software Distribution .


This is the most commonly asked question about SCCM . Well the answer to this is : Policyagent.log : This log contains information about the new policies received by the client. Policyevaluator.log: This log contains information about the evaluation of new policies that are being received . Datatransferservices.log : This log contains the software download information ontoContinue reading “Client files for Software Distribution .”

SCCM OSD Complete Document – Very Helpful


Friends,   I found this very helpful document on SCCM OSD and though of sharing it with you guys . Please go through it and you will get answer to most of your questions on SCCM OSD>   https://skydrive.live.com/?cid=18bc7bd65ad851b6&id=18BC7BD65AD851B6%21199   The document is provided from some other post

Extending AD Schema in SCCM !! Is it Mandatory


  A lot Of times it is being asked to the SCCM Admins and Architects ” Is it Mandatory to Extend the Ad schema for SCCM Implementation ” . Well !! The answer to this is ” NO ” . SCCM will work the same way with or without Extending the Schema . IT isContinue reading “Extending AD Schema in SCCM !! Is it Mandatory”

Stand Alone Primary Site and CAS Installatiion !!


I have seen a lot of Posts on Internet which were written on SCCM 2012 and owners have not modified their Posts which is causing a lot of problems for the new admins / architects ? With SCCM 2012 ( Prior SP1) Release it was not possible to add a CAS after the installation ofContinue reading “Stand Alone Primary Site and CAS Installatiion !!”

How Many Client Machines for One Distribution Point


A lot of SCCM Admins and Architects struggle to find answer to this question : ” How Many Machines per Distribution Point “  The answer to this question is tricky and depends on a number of things . However a ball parking figure could be ” 25 – 30 Machines per DP for a 1.5Continue reading “How Many Client Machines for One Distribution Point”

SCCM 2012 DP ( Distribution Point)


Post navigation ← PreviousNext → The NEW Distribution Point in ConfigMgr 2012 B2 Posted on April 10, 2011 I already tweeted last week that I really, really like the new Distribution Points in ConfigMgr 2012. Around that time they started writing some really good posts at the ConfigMgr OSD Blog about the new Distribution/PXE Point and Content Management. Even thoughContinue reading “SCCM 2012 DP ( Distribution Point)”