Flexible Single Master Operation in short FSMO. If you are a system admin you will be well aware of this abbreviation as it’s a core topic of Active Directory Domain Services. There are 5 FSMO roles a) Schema master b) Domain naming master c) Infrastructure master e) RID master f) PDC Emulator. As you know there…

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Software inventory is an integral part in the SCCM environment as it’s a dependency for other SCCM features. But running an inventory can be tedious job as the scanning can take place a fair amount of time if you are performing scans on complete drives in a computer. This can sometime cause unnecessary performance issues…

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Here is the list of important log file details of System center configuration manager 2012 (SCCM 2012). This list has Server and client based log file details with its description. This list will become handy if you are new to SCCM administration as the log file has some important role while troubleshooting deployment issues.

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This list will become a handy note if you are dealing with Microsoft System Center products especially System Center Configuration manager. Version Number OS Name Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 5.1 Windows XP Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 5.2 Windows XP x64 Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 6.0 Windows Vista Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 6.1 Windows 7 Microsoft…

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If you are trying to add certain roles/features in Windows Server 2012 you will see the below error. “Do you need to specify an alternate source path? One or more installation selections are missing source files on the destination server. The server will try to get missing source files from Windows Update, or from a…

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