Category: SMS

January 21, 2016
SYDI Tool for ConfigMgr

By Garth Jones Enhansoft’s free SYDI (Script Your Documentation Instantly) tools will document your ConfigMgr environment. Our latest SYDI tool will work with ConfigMgr 1511. In our test lab it…

January 8, 2015
Breaking News! The Release of CMMap 2.0!

By Garth Jones To start the New Year off in a great way, Jeff Tondt released an update to SMSMap and renamed it CMMap! http://www.tondtware.com/default.htm CMMap is a freeware Configuration…

November 11, 2014
How to Create a Visio Diagram of Your System Center Configuration Manager Environment

By Garth Jones I’m regularly asked to create either a local or physical diagram of a client’s System Center Configuration Manager (CM) environment. Since these diagrams are very useful, I’m…

July 9, 2014
What is a Management Information Format (MIF) File?

By Garth Jones Whether you are using Configuration Manager 2012, 2007, or SMS there are two different types of Management Information Format (MIF) files (sort of). The first type of…

July 25, 2013
Troubleshooting Hardware Inventory for SCCM 2012

NOTE: this blog post has been updated, please see the update blog. https://www.enhansoft.com/blog/updated-troubleshoot-configmgr-hardware-inventory-issues By Garth Jones I thought that it was about time to finally update my article on how…

July 24, 2013
Monitor Information Reporting (MIR) VS. Win32_DesktopMonitor

Not too long ago, a senior System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) consultant gave us the idea to put together a webcast comparing Monitor Information Reporting (MIR) to Win32_DesktopMonitor. MIR is…

June 6, 2013
ConfigMgr / SCCM Documentation Script v1.37

It was a long time coming, but the ConfigMgr / SCCM / site server documentation script SYDI (Script Your Documentation Instantly) is updated. This version of the script is designed…

May 29, 2013
How to Remotely Determine the SMS Provider Using WBEMTest v2

As I was reading Garth Jones’ blog post on how to remotely determine the SMS provider using WBEMTest, I realized that that wasn’t the method I would use. Not to…

May 15, 2013
How to Remotely Determine the SMS Provider Using WBEMTest

From time to time one of the questions we get is: How can I determine what my SMS_provider path/name is? This is important to know because if you do any…

July 26, 2012
Did you know? Survival Guides for System Center

Did you know that there are several “Survival Guides” for System Center? Below are some examples of what is available. If you are an admin these guides will help you…