Task Sequence Error 0x80070714

scenario: An Operating System deployment task sequence that use USMT 4.0 – HardLink fail in Capture User State with error 0x80070714. Cause: The issue can occur if Original machine (Windows XP/Windows7) still with ConfigMgr 2007 client SP1, Since USMT 4.0 with HardLink feature release after ConfigMgr 2007 RTM and ConfigMgr 2007 SP1, so both RTM and SP1 clients will […]

New Blog: Configuration Manager 2012 Offline Servicing for Operating System Images

Hi everyone, the Operating System Deployment “System Center Configuration Manager 2012” guys have blogged a new nice topic, this one is about offline servicing for Operating System Deployment Images. check them out here “….. In previous posts we have discussed changes to PXE and the Distribution Point, as well as new ways to manage and monitor content in your […]

How to Allow ConfigMgr to manage Multiple AD forest.

Scenario: The current environment contains two active directories sites in diffrent forests with domain name LocalDoman.com and RemoteDomain.com. Introduction: Configuration Manager 2007 clients on the intranet use Active Directory Domain Services as their primary method of service location and configuration. If you have clients that reside in a separate forest, they will not be able to retrieve […]

Add IP address and Subnet to the "Hardware 01A – Summary of computers in a specific collection"

Summary: Hardware 01A – Summary of computers in a specific collection report is Hardware Asset Intelligence reports contain a summary view of all of the computers in a collection. It’s very useful to add two more columns, on for machine IP address and one for Subnet. Report query: SELECT DISTINCT TOP (100) PERCENT dbo.v_R_System_Valid.Netbios_Name0 AS […]

Build ConfigMgr Report to Get Machine and User Information From A Specified Collection

The following SQL query can be use to generate report in System Center Configuration Manager to retrieve Machine and User Information from a specific collection. Result below query will include the following: Machine Name Domain Name Login User ID User Name Full User Name Machine Serial Number. Manufactures Model Machine assigned site SQL Query: Select […]

How to remove SCCM/SMS Sites from Console

Case Summary: The old SCCM/SMS site has already been uninstalled in the server, but it still appear in ConfigMgr console According to Microsoft Technet, if you need to start secondary site wizard, you may need to: 1- Navigate to System CenterConfiguration Manager / Site Database / Site Management / <site code> – <site name> / […]

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3 requires Configuration Manager 2007 QFE KB977384.

Case Summary: Before Installing Configuration Manager 2007 R3, you need to install hotfix for System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3 as prerequisite, if hotfix package is not installed, you will receive the following error: Solution: You need to request hotfix from Microsoft and install it on the following computers that are running System Center Configuration […]