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ConfigMgr SRS Web Reporting : Issue with report: "Computers that have run a specific metered software program"

9:00 pm in ConfigMgr, ConfigMgr 2007, ConfigMgr 2007 R2, ConfigMgr SP2, configmgr2007, Reporting, sccm, SCCM 2007, SCCM 2007 R2, SCCM 2007 SP2, sccm2007, SQL Reporting services, SRS by Kenny Buntinx [MVP]

Issue :

When running the report "Computers that have run a specific metered software program" thru the SRS reporting web page & If you want to select the month in the report , you will see years instead of months.

Just look at the screenshot below  :

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Solution :

Easiest way would be to just edit the report directly in the AdminUI.

Go to Site Database -> Computer Management –> Reporting –> Reporting Services –> Server –> Report Folders –> Software Metering in your ConfigMgr Console .

 

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Right-click “Computer that have run a specific metered software program”, select Properties.

 

  1. Change to the “Datasets” tab.
  2. Change the “Dataset Name” dropdown to DataSet2.
  3. Click the 3rd icon, “Report Parameters”.

 

As shown below in the picture :

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When the “Report Parameters” section opens , Change the selection to “Month” in the top box.

 

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Change the Label field to the correct value (which should already be in the drop-down selection anyway).

 

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Now your report should look OK ….

 

Hope it Helps ,

 

Kenny Buntinx

Computers with a specific BIOS version or manufacturer in a specific collection

6:37 pm in Uncategorized by Kenny Buntinx [MVP]

You ever wanted to know by a report what your BIOS version from a particular set of machines in a particular collection where ? Than use the SQL statement below :

SELECT COLL.Name, BIOS.SMBIOSBIOSVersion0,BIOS.ReleaseDate0, BIOS.Manufacturer0
FROM v_FullCollectionMembership COLL, v_GS_PC_BIOS BIOS
WHERE COLL.ResourceID = BIOS.ResourceID AND COLL.CollectionID = @variable
ORDER BY COLL.Name

All credits go to my colleague Merlijn Vanwaeyenberghe for this report

 

Hope it Helps,

Kenny Buntinx

MVP Award Renewal: System Center Configuration Manager

6:41 am in Uncategorized by Kenny Buntinx [MVP]

I’m very proud to inform you that my MVP award got renewed for the year 07/2010 – 07/2011 on System Center Configuration Manager. This is certainly a great honor for me.

Thank you Microsoft, blog readers and all the community members that helped me out!

Thanks for the recognition. I am delighted.

 

Last , but not least , I’m also very proud as a Co-Founder to announce that one of the SCUG.be members of the user-group and friend Mike Resseler has been awarded with the prestigious MVP award System Center Data Protection Manager !

This means that we have four MVP’s in Belgium who are specialized in the system Center area . I will list them once more :

  • Mike Resseler – System Center Data Protection Manager MVP
  • Alexandre Verkinderen – System Center Operations Manager MVP
  • Kim Oppalfens – System Center Configuration Manager MVP
  • Myself – System Center Configuration Manager MVP

 

Hope it helps ,

Kenny Buntinx

New changes to System Center Configuration Manager support

5:44 pm in ConfigMgr, ConfigMgr 2007, ConfigMgr 2007 R2, ConfigMgr SP2, configmgr2007, SCCM 2007, SCCM 2007 R2, SCCM 2007 SP2, sccm2007 by Kenny Buntinx [MVP]

The Configmgr team is announcing support changes for the following releases.  You’ll probably want to check Yvette O’Meally her post to make sure you have the latest information.

Please look for these changes to be reflected in the Supported Configuration pages within a few months.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 is now supported on Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 and SP2 and Configuration Manager 2007 R2

System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 and SP2 now support Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 as a Configuration Manager 2007 site database.  System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2 now supports Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services.

No software updates are required.

Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 Service Pack 2 is now supported on Configuration Manager 2007 R2 with Configuration Manager 2007 SP2

System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2 with System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 now supports Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 Service Pack 2.

No software updates are required.

Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 is now supported with Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2.

System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 now supports client installation and all site server roles in the Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 virtualization environment.

No software updates are required.

Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 7 is now supported on Configuration Manager 2007 SP2

System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 now supports Windows Embedded 2011 as a client platform.  General limitations for managing Windows Embedded devices can be found in this article, http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb932123.aspx,

No software updates are required.

.NET Framework 4.0 is now supported with Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 and SP2.

System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 and SP2 now support the .NET Framework 4.0 with the following limitations.

  • Forcing the system to use only the .NET 4.0 CLR by enabling the following registry key is not supported.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\.NETFramework\OnlyUseLatestCLR

  • .NET Framework 2.0 is required to be installed on Windows XP and Windows 2003 in order for the Desired Configuration Management (DCM) feature to check compliance.

No software updates are required.

Application Compatibility Toolkit 5.6 is now supported with the Application Compatibility Toolkit Connector.

The Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) Connector now supports ACT 5.6.  Limitations and workarounds for upgrade issues from ACT 5.5 are documented in the following blog post:  http://blogs.technet.com/b/configmgrteam/archive/2010/06/20/act-connector-and-act-5-6.aspx

No software updates are required

Hope it helps ,

Kenny Buntinx