Category: How-To

August 5, 2020
How to Create a Date Prompt in SSRS

There is a long story behind why I needed to create a date prompt, but the short story involves some feedback from a customer. The customer wanted to see how…

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…

July 22, 2020
How to Customize SSRS Line Chart Markers

Hi All! This is what I call an interesting blog post. All report developers, at one time or another, wish they could customize reports to their own liking. It could…

July 8, 2020
Run Scripts is the Best Feature in SCCM

There is long story behind why I think Run Scripts is my new favorite feature within Configuration Manager (SCCM/ConfigMgr/MEMCM). One day, I was troubleshooting a problem with a computer that’s…

July 2, 2020
How to Install the SQL Server WMI Provider

I wanted to install Ola Hallengren’s SQL Server Maintenance Solution on my lab’s Windows Server Update Services (WSUS). When I tried to install Ola’s script, unfortunately, I received an error…