New SCCM Endpoint Protection Dashboard and Reports Available

Thomas LarsenREPORT, SCCM, SCEP2 Comments

A few days ago we released three new Endpoint Protection reports. Together these reports give you a great insight into how well your Endpoint Protection clients are doing. Endpoint Protection – Dashboard System Health – Endpoint Protection System Health – Malware Detection (System Health reports are sold together) These reports are also available bundled together with Jonathan Lefebvre Endpoint Protection Management Guide at a discounted price. SCCM Endpoint Protection Dashboard This report shows you useful information about endpoint protection on a single page. The boxes at the top show current status as well as a trend for the last 30 days for each of the … Read More

List of SCCM Endpoint Protection Agent Versions

Jonathan LefebvreSCCM, SCEP4 Comments

We have compiled a list of SCCM Endpoint Protection agent versions, build numbers and cumulative updates. Anti-Malware platform updates are cumulative, meaning that the latest one includes the previous one. If you are new to System Center Endpoint Protection, see our complete guide which covers it all. We documented a few years back… since the SCCM 2012 RTM release. If we missed some versions, please let us know and we will update this post. This post will be updated as new releases are made available. **Updated 2017/04/10** How to get your SCCM Endpoint Protection Agent Version Numbers An easy and … Read More

SCCM Endpoint Protection Management Guide

Jonathan LefebvreSCCM, SCEP12 Comments

SCCM Endpoint Protection is not the simplest SCCM tasks to put in place. Over the years, we trained many SCCM administrator using a simple approach and deployment strategy. We created this complete SCCM Endpoint Protection Guide based on our knowledge and experience. This guide is a best-practice guide on how to plan, configure, manage and deploy Endpoint Protection with SCCM. This guide aims to help SCCM administrator understand the basic concept of each part of the Endpoint Protection management. Many Endpoint Protection settings require customization based on your environment, this document describe a typical case that can be used in any organization … Read More

How to install Endpoint Protection Point in SCCM 2012 R2

Benoit LecoursSCCM6 Comments

In this part of SCCM 2012 and SCCM 1511 blog series, we will describe how to install SCCM 2012 R2 or SCCM 1511 Endpoint Protection Point (EPP). Role Description The Endpoint Protection Point provides the default settings for all antimalware policies and installs the Endpoint Protection client on the Site System server to provide a data source from which the SCCM database resolves malware IDs to names. When you install this Site System Role, you must accept the license terms for System Center 2012 R2 Endpoint Protection. This is not a mandatory Site System but you need to install a EPP if you’re planning to use SCCM … Read More

Endpoint Protection Policy is not Applied

Benoit LecoursSCCM, SCEP4 Comments

This post explains what to do when Endpoint Protection policy not applied Symptom The policy was applied to a specific collection and all members of the collection were failing to apply the policy Monitoring / Endpoint Protection Status / System Center 2012 R2 Endpoint Protection Status / Operational State 12 clients are failing to apply the custom policy. Clicking on the “Antimalware policy application failed” brings us to the list of machine. On the bottom, clicking on the “Antimalware Policy” tab shows the error : 0x80004005 – Failed to generate Antimalware policy file Let’s look at the EndpointProtectionAgent.log on one of the … Read More

Configuration Manager 2012 Client Command List

Nicolas PilonSCCM31 Comments

I recently found in our infrastructure that a lot of new Windows Server 2012 Core Edition were installed for specific reason. This edition can cause some problems to administrators that are not aware of SCCM commands. Here is the list of actions that will be covered in this post: Configuration Manager client services and properties Configuration Manager agent scan trigger EndPoint Protection client installation and properties Logs directory There’s a lot of commands that can be execute but I will give you the minimum to remember. From ‘cmd’, type those commands for configuration manager. Configuration Manager Client Scan Trigger with … Read More