Update Computer Account Group Membership without Rebooting

Often times when working with SMS 2003 in advanced security mode the need arises to add computer objects to active directory groups. Normally for a computer account to become aware of the group membership change a reboot is required.  Often it is difficult to arrange for the scheduled downtime necessary to reboot a production server….


Analyzing SMS/ConfigMgr log files the easy way!

How do you parse log files today? Do you routinely troubleshoot issues with SMS clients?  Issues such as WMI not functioning, CCMEXEC not running, Bits issues, etc. The place I always start my troubleshooting is with the client log files (C:\Windows\System32\ccm\logs) as they contain a wealth of information and usually quickly lead you down the…