SCCM 2012 DP Errors: SendFiles Failed

One of my distribution points recently stopped getting DP updates.  I tried my normal troubleshooting steps – creating a new package, checking disk space, source folder permissions, server reboot, etc., but no dice.  I reviewed the DISTMGR.LOG on the primary site responsible for the distribution point, and found the following:

When I look in …

SCCM Query to Get Screen Resolutions

I wrote the following queries to find the video resolutions used by clients reporting into SCCM. They currently only look at Windows Workstations 6.x (excludes servers, and also anything older than Windows Vista or whatever v7 ends up being), and only those who have submitted a hardware inventory in the last 30 days. Feel free …

Microsoft Volume Activation Management Tool 3.0 (VAMT 3.0) Shared Setup – Step by Step

The Microsoft Volume Activation Management Tool (VAMT) is an administrative console meant to make it easier for IT Staff to remotely manage the Microsoft licenses on devices on the network.  It can deploy and activate keys for products like Windows (both desktop & server platforms) and Microsoft Office.  While the previous version of VAMT was …