All posts tagged Inventory

Office 365 Inventory

With the addition of update channels to Office 365 and the self-controlled update mechanism in Office 365 Click to Run, keeping track of what versions and channels are in use in your environment is an important task. Unfortunately, there’s no registry value that simply says “Current Channel” or “Deferred Channel” or any other simple indicator that I could find. After a fair amount of both Binging and Googling, I stumbled across a forum post that contained exactly what was needed. Read more…

Folder Size Inventory Using ConfigMgr

One more script to help inventory the size of a specified set of folders (or just a single folder if that’s all you are interested in) using ConfigMgr. Similar to my other inventory scripts, this is a VBScript that needs to be run on the target systems. Read more…

SQL Server Inventory Using ConfigMgr

Here’s a script to gather complete SQL Server inventory information using ConfigMgr. I’ve tested and used it to gather information on SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2008 R2, and 2012. I haven’t tested it on 2014 explicitly, but it should work fine. Read more…

WMI Manipulations and Manifestations

As a follow-on to my System Center Universe 2014 session, I thought I’d put together the various ways to create WMI “objects” so that ConfigMgr can later pick them up using Hardware Inventory. Read more…

Collecting USMT Estimates using ConfigMgr

A common ask is how much space is needed to store user state data captured by USMT. This is an important question to answer so that you know how space you may potentially need when capturing user data to the network in traditional Replace scenario task sequences. Read more…

Configuration.mof vs. SMS_DEF.mof

Configuration.mof vs. SMS_DEF.mof

Hardware Inventory isn’t a huge topic, but there are a lot of details — far more than I could cover in a single post. The intent of this post is to cover a significant change from SMS 2003 to ConfigMgr 2007: the separation of reporting classes and data classes into two files. Read more…