How to install SCCM 2012 R2 Asset Intelligence Synchronization Point

Benoit LecoursSCCM7 Comments

In the first part of this SCCM 2012 and SCCM 1511 blog series, we planned our hierarchy, prepared our SCCM Server and Active Directory. In part 2, we installed and configured SQL in order to install SCCM. In part 3, we installed a stand-alone Primary site. In the next 16 parts, we will describe how to install the numerous Site Systems roles available in SCCM. Role installation order is not important, you can install roles independently of others. This part will describe the Asset Intelligence Synchronization Point (AISP) Role description The AISP is used to connects to Microsoft in order to download Asset Intelligence catalog information and upload uncategorized titles. For more information about planning for Asset Intelligence, see Prerequisites for Asset Intelligence in Configuration Manager. This is not a mandatory Site System but we recommend to install the AISP if you are planning to use Asset Intelligence. Read our blog post on Why should you use Asset Intelligence in … Read More

Create Custom Reports with Labels of Asset Intelligence

Nicolas PilonAsset Intelligence, SCCM, SSRS8 Comments

Usually, we use information from Add Remove Programs when it’s time to make software reports. For technical reasons, it’s not always easy to have adequate results. The use of custom labels in Asset Intelligence helps standardize and gather software information. In this post, we will explain how to use the data from custom labels in asset intelligence to create custom reports. Before starting the reports, make sure the custom labels are set in your environment from how to maximize the use of custom views in Asset Intelligence. Configuration Manager 2012 came with a couple of Asset Intelligence reports but nothing special based on the custom labels. The only useful report is Software 12A | Software titles with a specific custom label defined. After this post, you will be able to do a report like the one below. Views First, here’s the list of SQL views used by SCCM for custom … Read More