ConfigMgr Program Scripts

I recently created two scripts (using a lot of copy and paste from the SDK) to help me work with ConfigMgr programs. The first is a copy and rename script. Unfortunately, program names are unique identifiers and thus you can’t just rename them. On a off basis, it’s not that big of a deal to…

When Files aren’t replicating between ConfigMgr (SCCM) Distribution Points or to your clients

  If you’re receiving error messages in your IIS logs and it seems your packages are sitting in “Install Pending” mode or why does some of your clients receive the files and others don’t.   This is a sample error I was receiving with my client receiving the package from the Distribution Point. DTSJob {290A1AA5-8899-4394-B668-8BB66A38314C}…

Copy Multiple Software Packages at one time in ConfigMgr (SCCM)

There is a way to copy multiple packages in one single swoop to any Distribution Point in ConfigMgr (SCCM). Following these instructions and have fun! 1.       Open ConfigMgr (SCCM) Console 2.       Click on Site Database 3.       Click on Computer Management 4.       Click on Software Distribution 5.       Right click on Packages 6.       Click on Copy Packages…

Hide the !New icon

Following up on what I posted earlier today, you can hide the "!New" icon for list items and documents by using a different Name column. First, a little background on the "!New" icon: What is it? It’s an icon that appears with the Name (in document libraries) or Title (in lists): How long does it…

Name, Name or Name

In document libraries in both SharePoint 2007 and SharePoint 2010, have you ever noticed there are three different columns that begin with "Name"?   This question came up yesterday so I decided to write a quick post and just put down some basic information about each of the columns: Column Name Actions Notes Name (linked…