Category: Configuration Manager

March 25, 2020
How to Match the Colors in a SSRS Chart and Table

This is the third and final blog post of a three post set that shows you how to create a color palette code, how to use it in a chart…

March 19, 2020
How to Use GetColor in a SSRS Chart

This is the second blog post of a three-part set that shows you how to create a color palette code, how to use it and then how to match the…

March 11, 2020
Color Palette Codes in SSRS Defined and Explained

This blog post is the first in a three-part set on how to create, use and synchronize color palette codes when using a chart, a table or a matrix in…

March 4, 2020
Dell Warranty Status Woes

The other day, I was asked to look into why a Dell computer showed a warranty expiry date in 2026. Why was that unusual? Normally, a computer warranty is no…

March 3, 2020
System Boot Status Dashboard

March 2020’s free Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr/SCCM/MEMCM) giveaway is the System Boot Status Dashboard. This report is available in both Power BI and SSRS formats. Why do you need this report?…

February 26, 2020
How to Install Power BI Report Server 2019

In order to keep my Microsoft Endpoint Manager Configuration Manager (MEMCM/SCCM) reporting guides current, I decided to write blog posts about how to install SQL Server 2019 and Power BI…

February 19, 2020
How to Install SQL Server 2019

With the release of SQL Server 2019, I thought that I would create a blog post on how to install it. This way my blog posts about reporting in System…

February 12, 2020
Unexpected Power BI Results? Turn Off the Keep All Filters Option

Let me begin by telling you how I ended up writing this blog post. It all started when one of my first Power BI report sets was still in development….

February 5, 2020
Why Am I Getting Incorrect Results in Visual Studio?

When I first encountered this issue, some time ago, I checked all of my queries in SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) and guess what? As I suspected, the queries were…

February 3, 2020
Computer AutoStart Software Details

February 2020’s free Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr/SCCM/MEMCM) giveaway is the Computer AutoStart Software Details report. This report is available in both Power BI and SSRS formats. Why do you need this…