Capacity Planning and PXE issues for Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager

Hi Guys, I am back with a new blog. This blog is an informative post where we discuss how capacity planning is important for SCCM to function during these times where most of the people are working from home. Recently one of my clients had an issue where PXE boot stopped working during peak hours … Continue reading Capacity Planning and PXE issues for Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager

All MEMCM Task Sequences fail with the following error: BOM not found on policy reply “Error. Status code 404 returned”

Hi Guys , back with a new blog on how to get your OSD rocking . Recently i had a request from one of my clients that Task sequences are failing to run and the moment we select any task sequence it fails with the following error : Now looking at the error and logically … Continue reading All MEMCM Task Sequences fail with the following error: BOM not found on policy reply “Error. Status code 404 returned”

How to get serial numbers of Hard Drive through SCCM

Hi Guys , I am back with another exciting piece of information . I had a requirement recently where we wanted to get the serial numbers of hard drives . Now there is not much information available online for this requirement, so i did some research and finally found a way. Now by default SCCM … Continue reading How to get serial numbers of Hard Drive through SCCM

SCCM imaging taking 5 hours instead of 30 minutes

Hi Guys , Back with a new blog. This time it’s the amount of time taken by SCCM server while doing OSD . Initially we use to image system in 30 minutes to anywhere between 45 minutes. However I found recently the time increased by 200% and it started taking around 5 hours to anywhere … Continue reading SCCM imaging taking 5 hours instead of 30 minutes

SCCM Client Failure Error:Failed to download client files by BITS. Error 0x800704dd

Hi Guys , I am back with a new blog . This blog is about the SCCM client installation .I experienced this issue when I saw new Windows 10 computers which I imaged not able to download the content . Even though the client is added into proper boundary and assigned to a Distribution point. … Continue reading SCCM Client Failure Error:Failed to download client files by BITS. Error 0x800704dd

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

Deploying Citrix Receiver through SCCM and enabling SSON

Hi Guys , We are deploying Citrix Receiver through SCCM and we will enable Single sign on so that user does not have to enter the credentials to connect to Citrix Store front . We need to be able to provide all the functionality to the user without  him having to open Google Chrome, Internet … Continue reading Deploying Citrix Receiver through SCCM and enabling SSON

Configuring SCCM and Branch Cache

Hi Guys ,   This blog is for people who are stuck between a dilemma whether to deploy or not deploy a huge package or Software updates to clients due to bandwidth issues . You can enable the branch cache on the clients and peer to peer cache in future . BranchCache is a feature … Continue reading Configuring SCCM and Branch Cache

SCCM 1706 supports updating old boot images to latest ADK level without creating new boot images

Hi Guys, This is a quick one . Most of us would have faced this issue where we update the ADK version , or the SCCM version and then you have to create the new boot images as you no longer can add the drivers to the old boot image . This is what I … Continue reading SCCM 1706 supports updating old boot images to latest ADK level without creating new boot images