Step by Step on how to simulate a client using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Client SDK

My colleague Adam has a better series of samples of the Client SDK. You can check these blogs here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ameltzer/archive/tags/sdk/.   System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SDK RC is now available at: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=29559 One of the most exciting features of this SDK is the introduction of Configuration Manager Client SDK: Microsoft.ConfigurationManager.Messaging.dll. “The Configuration Manager Client…


SMS SDK Tips: When and How to use SMSContext

SMSContext is a SWbemNamedValueSet (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa393732(VS.85).aspx). SWbemNamedValueSet are used principally to send more information to providers when submitting certain calls to WMI. In most cases, you don’t need to set SMSContext when making WMI calls. But providing SMSContext will introduce benefit like the status messages will contain more information like from which application and on which…


Status Filter Rules Sample: Grant a low right user instance permission of a Task Sequence when it is created.

Status filter rules is a feature in ConfigMgr: it triggers an action when a specific status message is received. ConfigMgr has some pre-defined status filter rules. You can define your own status filter rule to fulfill your administrative requirements. Below is an example on how to use status filter rule to grant a low right…