How to deploy 1000 printers on multiple print servers in just 45 minutes

Hi Guys , This post is about automating the task to deploy printers on print servers . We are usually faced with this task often and specially if you are working with SAP team where printers are controlled by SAP, or you have a huge site where printers are deployed often to print servers .We … Continue reading How to deploy 1000 printers on multiple print servers in just 45 minutes

Software update Synchronization fails ConfigMgr

Hi Guys , This is a quick one .Yesterday I faced an issue where the Software update sync started failing with the following error message: SyncBatchMinCreationDate not set, using default 01/01/2001 00:00:00   SMS_WSUS_SYNC_MANAGER  12/04/2018 1:20:48 PM         4892 (0x131C)Sync failed: The operation has timed out. Source: Microsoft.UpdateServices.Internal.DatabaseAccess.ApiRemotingCompressionProxy.GetWebResponse                SMS_WSUS_SYNC_MANAGER    12/04/2018 1:23:49 PM 7676 (0x1DFC)STATMSG: ID=6703 SEV=E LEV=M … Continue reading Software update Synchronization fails ConfigMgr

Unable to add connectors in Service Manager

Hi everyone , I am back with a new blog and this time its SCSM(System Center Service Manager) . This blog is something to do with a restriction in Service Manager . The issue happens when we install SCSM and try to add connector like AD connector ,Orchestrator connector to name a few . When … Continue reading Unable to add connectors in Service Manager

System Center Orchestrator runbook for removing SCCM records

Hi Everyone , Hope you are doing great! Today i am writing about an scenario  which talks about automating SCCM record removal through Orchestrator . The runbook once  created will look like the following : You can use the following Powershell script to remove the record from the database : $error.clear() powershell{ cd "D:\Program Files\Microsoft … Continue reading System Center Orchestrator runbook for removing SCCM records

Update Rollup 1 for Microsoft System Center 2016 Orchestrator is now available

Voila ! Hi everyone , today i will cover how to go about installing 2016 Orchestrator  step by step  and also to let you know that the Microsoft System Center 2016 Orchestrator General Availability Update Rollup is now available. This update rollup package provides a collection of minor improvements to Orchestrator and  recommendation is  that … Continue reading Update Rollup 1 for Microsoft System Center 2016 Orchestrator is now available

Monitoring Duplicate Boundaries in SCCM Hierarchy

Hi Guys , Lot of us have faced this issue where we are left with troubleshooting overlapping boundaries issue and do not how to go about finding the duplicate boundaries in case we have large number of IP ranges given in our SCCM environment . You can use the below mentioned Powershell script for finding … Continue reading Monitoring Duplicate Boundaries in SCCM Hierarchy