Patch Management in isolated environment SMS 2003

When you don’t have Internet Connection, going through all patches may be a real pain, so, to make the process absolutely hassle free, similar to connected environment when you just hit “download patches for me” button, I tried to create virtual root in IIS and “cheat” by putting patches to local drive and add “windowsupdate.com” to…

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Reporting client to distribution point network bandwidth to SMS Hardware Inventory

  Network infrastructure is very important for successful SMS deployment. The most network consuming feature is Software distribution, and it would become handy to have network speed information in your SMS Database. To collect this data we use simple VB script (netspeed_inv.vbs) which runs from the distribution point and transfers small 100KB file. After that,…

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Using scripting host to develop and test MOM Scripts.

  Developing and testing MOM scripts sometimes can be tricky, because you can’t simply cut and paste VBS which works with scripting host to MOM. Let me share how I develop and test scripts.   My typical project folder looks like this:   Lib Lib\backend-ws.vbs Lib\mom.vbs middleend-discovery-build.cmd middleend-discovery.vbs middleend-discovery.wsf middleend-performance-build.cmd middleend-performance.mom middleend-performance.vbs middleend-performance.wsf  Toolkit Toolkit\parse.vbs…

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