How to Manage SCCM IIS Log Files

Benoit LecoursSCCM3 Comments

After a couple of weeks of running an SCCM server, you may get the C:\ drive full. What are the best practices to save disk space on an SCCM server? The first thing we check is how much space is filled by SCCM IIS log files. Usually, it takes a couple of GB on the drive. It’s an absolute must to implement solutions to delete SCCM IIS logs files from your primary server. The SCCM IIS logs files are usually in C:\Inetpub\Logs\LogFiles and are increasing at a rapid pace. In my lab environment with 50 clients, it’s growing at about 1MB per day. Not much… but on an SCCM site, I’m actually managing with a couple of thousand clients, it grows 150 MB a day. It could fill up a drive pretty quickly. There are numerous ways to manage SCCM IIS log files : Delete the logs manually or use a scheduled task Use … Read More

SCCM Slow Distribution Point

Benoit LecoursSCCM7 Comments

I had an interesting case where OSD deployment and application download were really slow using SCCM 2012 R2. My first thought was to apply KB2905002 which resolves SCCM Slow Distribution Point. Distribution Point Definition : Choose a site system server as a distribution point before content can be made available to client computers. Assign a distribution point to at least one boundary group before on-premises client computers can use that distribution point as a content source location. Add the distribution point role to a new site system server, or add it to an existing site system server. This KB was already applied and still, the download of the .WIM during a task sequence was taking 30 minutes just to download. Application installations in software center that was using the same DP was also experiencing slow installs. Reviewing the SMSTS.log during the OS Deployment had no errors. Looking at the Resource monitor, I … Read More