Extracting the Files without Installing
This self-extracting archive supports the following command line parameters:
Do not automatically start the installation process.
Extract the files silently.
Destination path where the archived files will be extracted to.
Some of the reports in ConfigMgr may not work connecting to ACT.. here’s a sql fix to run on the ACT db
GRANT CONNECT to guest
GRANT SELECT ON Application_Report_Complete_vw to guest
GRANT SELECT ON Applications_vw to guest
GRANT SELECT ON Machine_Installed_App_vw to guest
GRANT SELECT ON Machines_vw to guest
GRANT SELECT ON Deployment_OS_vw to guest
Status message shows Component [SMS_MP_CONTROL_MANAGER] could not install correctly on server and keeps stating WebDAV not configured correctly even though you set it correctly in IIS.
The issue is in Windows 2008 R2, the XML file WEBDAV_schema.xml does not update as needed. You will need to update the file manually which is located at C:\Windows\System32\inetsrv\config\schema.
- Stop the IIS service
- Find the file and take ownership as well as give youself full rights and remove the Ready only attribute.
Find and update the file with following values
<attribute name=”allowAnonymousPropfind” type=”bool” defaultValue=”true” />
<attribute name=”allowInfinitePropfindDepth” type=”bool” defaultValue=”true” />
<attribute name=”allowCustomProperties” type=”bool” defaultValue=”false” />
- Start the IIS service
- Start the SMS Component Manager
- Check the status messages
What version of Configuration Manager do I need, and in what order? – Nexus SC: The System Center Team Blog – Site Home – TechNet Blogs
via What version of Configuration Manager do I need, and in what order? – Nexus SC: The System Center Team Blog – Site Home – TechNet Blogs.
Excerpts from the site
Using Configuration Manager 2007 to
Perform Your Most Common and
Critical Desktop Management Tasks
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager comprehensively assesses, deploys, and updates servers, client computers, and devices – across physical, virtual, distributed and mobile environments. This course will take IT implementers down the path of understanding how Configuration Manager 2007 can be used to perform common tasks such as Operating System deployment, software distribution and update, asset tracking and intelligence, client health reporting and management, security, and network access protection.
When creating a collection for laptops you have to include the “Chassis Type” numbers. The problem with this is that laptops/portables/pen tops all have different enclosures
select SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceID,SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceType,SMS_R_SYSTEM.Name,SMS_R_SYSTEM.SMSUniqueIdentifier,SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceDomainORWorkgroup,SMS_R_SYSTEM.Client from SMS_R_System inner join SMS_G_System_SYSTEM_ENCLOSURE on SMS_G_System_SYSTEM_ENCLOSURE.ResourceID = SMS_R_System.ResourceId where
SMS_G_System_SYSTEM_ENCLOSURE.ChassisTypes in ( “8”, “9”, “10”, “14” )
You may change this as needed here is the complete list from Micrsoft:
4 Low Profile Desktop
5 Pizza Box
6 Mini Tower
11 Hand Held
12 Docking Station
13 All in One
14 Sub Notebook
16 Lunch Box
17 Main System Chassis
18 Expansion Chassis
19 Sub Chassis
20 Bus Expansion Chassis
21 Peripheral Chassis
22 Storage Chassis
23 Rack Mount Chassis
24 Sealed-Case PC