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win32_servercomponent - what is it?
10/28/2008 - System Center Configuration Manager
I'd like to know, too! Actually Rob Olson (the Dude from www.dudeworks.com) believes it was an earlier beta WMI class for Windows Server 2008. When it went RTM it was likely renamed win32_serverfeature.
Dell OMCI Configuration - Hardware Inventory Extension
10/23/2008 - SMS 2003
By request, the Boot password settings out of the WMI Namespace created by Dell's Open Manage Client Instrumentation; the Dell_Configuration, specifically the Boot Password attributes
Dell OMCI SMBiosSettings - Hardware Inventory Extension
10/15/2008 - System Center Configuration Manager
By request, the WakeOnLan settings out of the WMI Namespace created by Dell's Open Manage Client Instrumentation; the Dell_SMBIOSSettings, specifically the WakeOnLan attributes.
Scriptlogic MSI Studio - Quick Review
9/29/2008 - Software Management
I've been meaning to install MSIStudio from Scriptlogic for a while to check it out, and I finally had time.
Desired Configuration Management - Clients fail to successfully download Configuration Items
9/11/2008 - System Center Configuration Manager
I came across a mis-configuration issue with Management Points using a replica database. My own fault of course, but took a long time for me to spot where I messed up.
Desired Configuration Management - Trigger Evaluation Remotely
9/3/2008 - System Center Configuration Manager
Either I haven't seen it posted elsewhere, or can't find it in the SDK, but I had a need to trigger DCM evaluations on clients. Here's the code I ended up with.
Hardware Inventory Action missing on ConfigMgr Client
9/2/2008 - System Center Configuration Manager
Other than the obvious (you didn't enable Hardware Inventory in the console, Client Agents), if on your client the Hardware Inventory action is missing, the issue may be a misconfigured hardware inventory MOF file, configuration.mof, on your primary site.
Mof extension to get Physical Hard Drive Serial Number
8/27/2008 - SMS 2003
In either ConfigMgr or SMS, add this mof snippet to sms_def.mof in inboxes\clifiles.src\hinv on your primary sites.
How to gather Monitor Information like Serial Number
8/26/2008 - SMS 2003
I see this question arise often enough in the forum. I thought I'd blog what I think I know so I can just point people here instead of retyping!
Script to set ConfigMgr Client's Install required updates on a schedule
8/13/2008 - Scripting
This script allows you to set that schedule via a vbscript advertisement.