Category: Hardware Inventory

November 12, 2020
How to Confirm That Hardware Inventory Is Working

Normally, we just assume that hardware inventory is working, but what if it isn’t working? Let me explain. The other day, I was helping someone troubleshoot why .NET 4.0 wasn’t…

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July 29, 2020
My Two Favorite ConfigMgr Run Scripts

I do a lot of work in the ConfigMgr inventory and reporting space, and I also help a lot of folks troubleshoot issues involving inventory and reporting. In this blog…

June 17, 2020
Where to Find User Name Data Within Configuration Manager – Part 2

In my last blog post, I talked about the four places to find user name data details and how they are collected/inventoried: Hardware Inventory, Heartbeat Discovery, Asset Intelligence and BGB….

June 10, 2020
Where to Find User Name Data Within Configuration Manager – Part 1

A lot has changed since my discussion a few years ago with a fellow Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr) MVP about user names, where to find them, and the pros and cons…

April 15, 2020
User Installed Software and Why You Should Care

Configuration Manager (MEMCM/ConfigMgr) administrators should care about user installed software because these apps can be a big security threat. Unfortunately, users, with low user-rights, can install many software programs directly…