Script to Clean expired updates from update lists, packages and deployments

<—My college Kurt has pointed out to me that the code snip to trigger the update synchronization has some problem. So I remove that. As a workaround, you can trigger a full update synchronization from the UI–>   If you use Software Update Point (SUP) in a System Center Configuration Manager 2007 hierarchy, you may…


Configuration Manager May Fail to Install Exchange Rollup (KB2706990, KB2734323) because of Timeout

If you use Configuration Manager to deploy Exchange Rollups, you may find it failed to install. The symptoms are: In UpdatesHandler.log, it shows the update installation was cancelled and shows a Win32ErrorCode = 2278557284. In WindowsUpdate.log, it show WU client failed to installing updates with error )x8024000b. 2012-08-13               03:09:01:255            796          a90           Agent         * Criteria…


Use ConfigMgr and FEP 2010 Group Policy Tool together to manage FEP Policy

Some customers may use both Configuration Manager and FEP 2010 Group Policy Tool (http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=13088) to manage FEP Client settings, you may find the following issues: You create a FEP policy in Configuration Manager UI and apply it to one client. However, the client doesn’t apply the settings you defined in that policy, but set to…


Step By Step on How to Use Software Metering

Software Metering is a feature in Configuration Manager that allows you to monitor and collect software usage data from Configuration Manager 2007 clients. Check the following technet document for more about Software Metering: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb694169.aspx. In this article we will show you how to use Software Metering Step by Step. Step 1. Create Metering Rules on…


System Update Point Synchronization

This blog will explain how Software Update Point synchronization work, the difference of manual and scheduled sync and why use active and non-active Software Update Points.   Manual Sync & Scheduled Sync There’re two ways in Configuration Manager 2007 to start synchronization. From Site Management->Site->Site Settings->Component Configuration, launch Software Update Point Component Properties->Sync Schedule Page,…