ConfigMgr SCCM 2007 – How to stop advertisements with immediate effect or How to stop an errant advertisement in SMS 2003 SCCM 2007

My Cached Google fu is decently strong!  Cached source: https://www.anoopcnair.com/2011/06/04/configmgr-sccm-2007-how-to-stop-advertisements-with-immediate-effect/ The original from 2008 is Below.  I will be writing a new version shortly with SCCM CB solution.  Really nice stuff that the MS team introduced. In real time scenario, I have faced several instances of those we need to stop the advertisement with immediate effect to decrease impact…

MyITForum Missing Blogs – Big Red Stop Button (BRSB)

Hi all, I am currently trying to dig up my article from 2008 about the different methods to stop an errant software deployment via SCCM.  If anyone has it please let me know.  Here is the original blog location – http://myitforum.com/cs2/blogs/scassells/archive/2008/05/14/how-to-stop-an-errant-advertisement-in-sms-2003-sccm-2007.aspx The best I can find is the 2010 MMS Birds of a feather by Kim…

Collect SMART hard drive status in ConfigMgr inventory

Recently while working through preflight checks for Windows 10 (W10) Redstone 1607  deployment we realized there were some spinning platter drive failures.  To help identify potentially failing machines we were looking for the Hard Drive Smart status field.  Turns out it is not gathered by default in SCCM.  The following walks you through it. WIN32_DiskDrive…

PowerShell to get SCCM GUID

PowerShell to get SCCM GUID get-wmiobject -ComputerName ‘.’ -Namespace root\ccm -Query “Select ClientID from CCM_Client” |Select ClientID Quick way to work with the local client GUID