Using Local Admin Account to install SCCM Client

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I was working in a LAB environment and I didn’t had access to create a user in AD to push clients. As you probably know, SCCM require an installation account to install the client. This account must be a member of the local administrator group on the target computers. Since I had no time to loose, I decided to try the client installation using the local “Administrator” account of my tests machines. The password was all the same so it was worth giving a try. After adding the local Adminstrator and Administrateur (i had english and french OS) account in … Read More

How to create a Report Viewer Role in SCCM 2012

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What if you want to give a console user the rights to only run reports ? Microsoft doesn’t have include a report viewer role in SCCM. You could grant access to the “Read-only Analyst” role which will be enough to run report but maybe you don’t want them to see all nodes. Create a Report Viewer Role in SCCM Here’s what to do to achieve this: SCCM Console / Administration / Security / Security Roles Right click on Read-only Analysts Select Copy          Go throught each node and keep only Run Reports and Read to YES At the end, … Read More