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

Unable to install SCOM 2016 agent through SCCM

Unable to install SCOM 2016 Agent. Getting the following error: “MainEngineThread is returning 1603” We will get the following error in the MOMAgentinstall.log Property(S): OpInsightsUnknownErrorDlg_Text = Unknown error was encountered during setup. Please check log file: (%temp%\MonitoringAgent.log). Property(S): OpInsightsServerKeyValidationErrorDlg_Text = The workspace key could not be validated.  The error returned from the service was: Property(S): … Continue reading Unable to install SCOM 2016 agent through SCCM

Installing Service Manager without SharePoint as a dependency and unable to publish service manager request offerings in self-service portal after install

Installing Service Manager Web portal without SharePoint 2010 and getting error messages. Unable to see request offerings from the service manager console to Self service portal. Hi Guys, This time we are discussing about installing Service manager SharePoint Web Parts. We have already installed the Web content Server prior to installing the SharePoint Web Parts … Continue reading Installing Service Manager without SharePoint as a dependency and unable to publish service manager request offerings in self-service portal after install

Installing Orchestrator 2016 on Server 2016

Hi Everyone, This blog is about is installing System Center Orchestrator 2016 on Server 2016. I know it's very exciting .Please follow along for step by step guide: Also please find the difference between different Automation tools from Microsoft . I know there s lot of confusion when thinking which product has what function . … Continue reading Installing Orchestrator 2016 on Server 2016

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

Using Update Statement in SQL when using joins

Hi everyone, Let's discuss the SQL update statement when using joins in SQL. Many of us try to make this complicated when we try to use update statement when dealing with two tables using joins. Please follow along for this short SQL lesson on UPDATE USING JOINS. For example: Suppose we have 2 tables that … Continue reading Using Update Statement in SQL when using joins

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

Installing Java through SCUP leaves system non-complaint after Move-AV client blocks install

Hi Everyone , For those of you who are using SCUP to update java need to be careful  for one very important scenario which might leave your client ( Servers in my case ) without any version of Java . We faced an issue last week when we had a patching window and since we … Continue reading Installing Java through SCUP leaves system non-complaint after Move-AV client blocks install