RicherReports 2.0 Portal Setup and Configuration

Since this is a custom solution it requires a custom installation. The following steps will guide you thru setup and publishing of the customized reports to a SQL Reporting Services ConfigMgr Reporting point. We are going to be using the ReportSync app. This is also a good to the have for capturing backups of your reports […]

SSRS Error: Cannot create a connection to data source AutoGen…

Have you ever gotten the following error when attempting to run a SQL Reporting Services ConfigMgr report? An error has occurred during report processing. (rsProcessingAborted) Cannot create a connection to data source ‘AutoGen__5C6358F2_4BB6_4a1b_A16E_8D96795D8602_’. (rsErrorOpeningConnection) For more information about this error navigate to the report server on the local server machine, or enable remote errors Resolution […]

Management Insights–Current Branch 1802

Management insights in System Center Configuration Manager provide information about the current state of your environment. The information is based on analysis of data from the site database. Insights help you to better understand your environment and take action based on the insight. For details see, Management Insights. Read More…

Deprecation announcement for Linux and Unix client support–Current Branch 1802

Microsoft intends to deprecate the Linux and UNIX client support in System Center Configuration Manager roughly one year from now, such that the clients will not be included in the SCCM 1902 release in early calendar 2019. The Configuration Manager 1810 release, in late calendar 2018, will be the last release to include the Linux […]

Cloud distribution point site affinity – Current Branch 1802

This feature benefits customers with a multi-site, geographically dispersed hierarchy using cloud distribution points. When an internet-based client searches for content, previously there was no order to the list of cloud distribution points received by the client. This behavior could result in internet-based clients receiving content from geographically distant cloud distribution points. Downloading content from […]

Boundary group fallback for management points – Current Branch 1802

Configure fallback relationships for management points between boundary groups. This behavior provides greater control for the management points that clients use. For more information, see Configure boundary groups. Fallback To prevent problems when clients can’t find an available site system in their current boundary group, define the relationship between boundary groups for fallback behavior. Fallback […]

ConfigMgr Current Branch 1802 What’s New

Update 1802 for Configuration Manager current branch is available as an in-console update. Apply this update on sites that run version 1702, 1706, or 1710. When installing a new site, it’s also available as a baseline version. Aside from new features, this release also includes additional changes such as bug fixes. For more information, see […]

ConfigMgr 2012 Support Tip: WSUS sync fails with HTTP 503 errors

Here in product support we’ve seen a recent uptick in issues related to WSUS/ConfigMgr sync problems after the last Patch Tuesday, so I wanted to take a minute to mention the issue here, as well as how you can resolve it in case you happen to see it. The typical scenario is that a customer […]