List of SCCM Must Have Tools – 2018 Edition

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Based on my previous post published in 2015, I decided to do a 2018 refresh of the SCCM Must have Tools list since there were many changes since then. The tools are listed in no particular order. Create a Custom Splash Screen for a Windows 10 in-place upgrade If you are doing Windows 10 upgrades, this tool allows customizing the Windows 10 upgrade screen to look more like the built-in Windows update experience in Windows 10. This splash screen not only discourages computer interaction during the upgrade but also creates a consistent user experience throughout the upgrade process, for a user-initiated upgrade. Developed by Trevor Jones, you can download this free tool from his blog where all necessary info resides. Driver Automation Tool Actually #1 on Microsoft Gallery based on popularity, this tool is a PowerShell GUI to automate the processes of downloading, extracting and importing driver packages for all three majors … Read More

SCCM Report Manager Tool for managing SCCM Reports

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We developed an SCCM Report Manager tool using Powershell to manage your reports on an SCCM Reporting Point. SQL Reporting Services can be time-consuming when you need to download, upload or change data source on multiples reports. If you purchase one of our reports or our Complete Report Bundle, you had to upload every report and change their data source one-by-one. This tool is then a must if you need to manage multiple reports. Based on your SCCM Reporting Point and SCCM site code, the tool allows to : Upload multiple reports from a specific folder — Useful if you have multiple RDL files to upload at once Download all report from a specific SSRS folder — Useful if you have multiple custom reports and are doing a migration to a new reporting point Change data source of all reports from a specific SSRS folder — Useful if you upload multiple new reports … Read More

How to use SCCM Content Library Cleanup Tool

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Starting with SCCM 1702, a new command line tool is available to remove content that is no longer associated with any package or application from a distribution point. The Content Library Cleanup (ContentLibraryCleanup.exe) can help you save up valuable space in a specific distribution point content library. The tool will delete content from the library based on the specified distribution point when the tool is run. SCCM Content Library Cleanup Tool Requirements You can run the content library cleanup tool directly on the computer that hosts the distribution point or remotely from another server You can run the tool from a single distribution point at a time You will need to have Full Administrator RBAC Role and the “All” Security scope in the Configuration Manager hierarchy Running the Tool You can find ContentLibraryCleanup.exe in the SCCMInstallationDir\cd.latest\SMSSETUP\TOOLS\ContentLibraryCleanup\ folder on the primary site or central administration site. You can run the tool in 2 … Read More